Tag: Harvard Business Review

Emotional Infrastructure: How Core Competencies Are Breaking Your Organization’s Heart

Emotional Infrastructure or HOW CLINGING TO CORE COMPETENCIES IS BREAKING YOUR ORGANIZATION’S HEART   ORGANIZATIONS ARE MORE COMPLEX THAN EVER, AND FOCUSING TOO MUCH ON GARY HAMEL’S IDEA OF “CORE COMPETENCIES” IS BOTH OUTDATED AND DAMAGING TO YOUR COMPANY’S EMOTIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE Since Gary Hamel and CK Prahalad put forth the idea of “core competencies” in.

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Eliminating Your Company’s Fear of Change

It seems like this week is the week to argue with bloggers over at Harvard Business Review. May latest read was Cure Your Company’s Allergy to Change by Brad Power. I don’t think fear of change is a structural issue. It is a behavioral and philosophical issue. Let me just focus on the list at.

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How to Unshackle Yourself from E-mail

On this Harvard Business Review blog this morning, Daniel Markovitz, wrote a piece titled: How to Break Free from Email Jail. I appreciate Daniel’s manufacturing analogy of creating a pull system for information.  His designs make sense. However, what Daniel doesn’t acknowledge is that outside of manufacturing, most organizations don’t run like manufacturing floors. That.

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