Getting to Know Agility

By |2022-02-02T06:06:45+10:00September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Getting to Know Agility What do we know about the strategic creation of agile organisations?In 2014, Schulling reported on a 25 year-long study into this question. Here are 6 insights from that study.Develop an inquiry focus. Don’t base decisions on assumed knowledge but foster an attitude of inquiry.Encourage diverse views. For most business issues, there is no one right answer. Seek multiple perspectives.Create a safe environment. If you want people to think and act in agile ways, they need to [...]

Why Agility Is Important

By |2021-11-01T11:01:21+10:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Leadership|

Why Agility Is Important We all know that business in the 21st century is different from what it was in the 20th century. In the 20th century, competitive advantage was based on economies of scale, hierarchy, and control. In the 21st century, competitive advantage is based on a more entrepreneurial mindset.The key to sustained competitive advantage in today’s volatile business environment is the ability to manage complex networks of resources and relationships capable of taking advantage of short-lived opportunities. This [...]