Author: Evette Cordy Many businesses are under overwhelming pressures, including constant deadlines for immediate, short-term results. There is often an urgency to innovate due to revenue shortfalls, portfolio gaps and/or market disruptions. Where organisations once had the luxury of time to work on long-term innovation pipelines, business dynamics have dramatically changed. There is a need
Author: Troy McKinna Napoleon Perdis entered into voluntary administration early this year to “right size” the business. Poor retail conditions, declining shopping centre traffic, increased competition and a long-term shift to online sales has exposed the organisation’s high-cost base. As part of the administrative proceedings, the Australian beauty brand closed 28 of its concept stores.
Author: Evette Cordy To thrive in an increasingly complex and unpredictable new world, organisations will need to innovate, and leaders will require the necessary skills to do so. Here, Here are four skills that will turbo-charge your innovation efforts. Handling ambiguity Imagine you are in a senior leadership meeting and someone asks how the latest
Author: Evette Cordy In the early 1970s, Dr. Min Basadur was working as a company-wide creative problem-solving consultant at Procter & Gamble in the USA, when he got a call from a team in product development. ‘We need some help,’ Basadur remembers the team leader told him. For six months, the team had been struggling
Browse By Topic