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Category: Theory in practice
Preparing your business for emergencies and disruption (including Coronavirus)
Improving your business resilience shouldn't be complicated. How do you prepare your business for a crisis or emergency? How to prepare you business for disruption like pandemics (including coronavirus, Covid19) and other emergencies. Business Continuity is full of clever jargon and three letter acronyms that mean well, but can make continuity and resilience planning inaccessible and confusing. Organisational Resilience should be straight forward and common sense.
4-day working week in practice
What's it like to work
a 4-day working week? Does it really help reduce stress while maintaining productivity? Experience on adopting a 4-day working week, reviewing and exploring the arguments for and against the 4-day working week, the opportunities and challenges of the concept.
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.
Kanban in Practice: using Kanban to drive performance in the public sector
What is Kanban? How do you use Kanban as programme and project management tool? How can you use Kanban effectively in practice? Putting Kanban into practice as a project management tool in the public sector to drive service delivery
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
Entrepreneurial Diary – Week 5 – Building the Business Case
Now we've passed the elevator pitch, we're free to move onto the next stage - to develop a full business case and prepare a full sales pitch to deliver to the dragons. The last week has seen developments in the…
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Entrepreneurial Diary – Week 3 – Applying the Opportunity Business Model
MBA New Venture Challenge. How to be an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurial Theory. Applying Blundel and Lockett's Opportunity Business Model in practice in entrepreneurial theory. Exploring how Dimensions and Drivers influence entrepreneurial opportunities in practice. What is Blundel's opportunity business model and how do you apply it in practice?
Entrepreneurial Diary – Week 2 – Opportunity Theory in Practice
MBA- New Venture Challenge. Entrepreneurial Project week 2 - selecting a new venture concept and entrepreneurial theory in practice. Entrepreneurial theory, Opportunity Theory. How do you identify new entrepreneurial opportunities? Lumpkin. Groupthink. Learning how to be an Entrepreneur