Coronavirus pandemic response efforts in USA and UK have stalled, leading to increasing numbers of infections and deaths. This article explores the failure in response from a national government policy perspective. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #Response #USA #UK
What is Organisational Resilience?
What is Organisational Resilience? How does Organisational Resilience create organisations that are more resilient and better able to withstand disruption? Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience as distinct and complementary functions. Preparing organisations and businesses to prepare for, withstand and recover from major disruptive events that impact on service/product delivery.
The 4-day working week – does it work?
What are the benefits of a 4 day working week for businesses and organisations? Is it as productive as a standard five day week? The arguments for and against 4 day week vs standard 5 day week, reducing stress, increasing productivity and its viability for business and organisational environments. Examples of businesses that have trialled 4 day weeks and evidence.
Harnessing the power and potential of diversity in the workforce
How can a business harness the opportunities of diversity in their workforce, and what benefits can embracing equalities and diversity bring to a business? Simply complying with equalities legislation brings no benefits; creating a strategy that embraces and harnesses diversity to create competitive advantage is the key to creating business opportunities and adding value
Why do we need Equalities and Diversity in the workplace?
What are the benefits of equalities and diversity in the workplace? Why do we need it? is there evidence of value to it?
Assessing corporate culture in practice #2 – Using Kotter and Schein to assess culture
Using Kotter and Schein to assess culture in a large organisation in practice. How can you assess the corporate culture of an organisation using Shein's Iceberg Theory and Kotter's Cultural Alignment Theory. The second post on assessing organisational culture.
Assessing corporate culture in practice #1 – Kotter’s Culture vs Performance assessment
Using Kotter's Culture vs Performance assessment theory in practice to assess the quality and alignment of culture to strategy in a large organisation. Pugh, Lawrence and Lorsch, and Kotter
Stakeholder management theory. Who are stakeholders? What is the difference between stakeholders and shareholders for businesses and organisations? All organisations need to be concerned about stakeholder relationships, whether private businesses, public sector organisations or third sector charities, stakeholder theory unites all. Milton Friedman, Edward Freeman, Starik, Drucker
Understanding the industry environment
Assessing the strategic industrial environment through Porter's Five Forces. Assessing the attractiveness of markets, industries and the macro-environment Porter's 5 Forces: Competition, Consumers, Suppliers, New Entrants, Potential substitute products. PESTLE: Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental