In order to deploy a new five year strategy, senior leaders wanted to elicit understanding and commitment from their organization’s five thousand employees.more ›
The R&D organization was suffering the impact of significant failure in productivity. The challenge was to increase the delivery of meaningful medicines to the global market, in the face of industry demands due to increasing generics, increasing legislative hurdles (especially in the US and EU) and shortening patent times.more ›
To increase it’s competitiveness in the market, the company initiated a major restructuring from a geography-based structure to a complex, three-dimensional matrix of geographies, segments, and product groups.
This transformation shifted the levels of empowerment and added greater complexity to decision-making, planning, and execution across the organization.
The bank was restructuring their operating model from a group of local banks with local identity to a truly international firm with connectivity across – the aim was to become “one bank”. They were also changing their growth strategy from growing everywhere regardless of size, to focused growth in the markets of most leverage.more ›
We’re entering an Age of Transcendence as people increasingly search for higher meaning in their lives, not just more possessions. This is transforming the marketplace, the workplace, the very soul of capitalism.more ›
Conscious Capitalism is an emerging form of capitalism that holds the potential for enhancing corporate performance while simultaneously advancing the quality of life for billions of people.more ›
While one of this management consulting firm's offices was the third most profitable in the Americas region and high-ranking worldwide, employee engagement and satisfaction scores were in the bottom 20%.more ›
A Conscious Case for Diversity and Inclusion: Connecting Innovation, Passion and Culture with Diversity and InclusionArticle
Diversity is a commitment to recognizing and appreciating the variety of characteristics (visible characteristics such as gender, race and age, and invisible characteristics like values, culture, education, religion, and personal experience) that make individuals unique in an atmosphere where individual and collective achievement are celebrated.more ›
Just as in the theory of systems the whole is more than the addition of its parts, in management, the team is more than the addition of its members. That which makes a team differ from a group of working people is synergy.more ›
Presence provides an intimate look at the development of a new theory about change and learning. Built around a series of wide-ranging conversations held over a year and a half, the authors explore how profound collective change occurs.more ›
Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.
Brene Brown studies human connection, or our ability to empathize, belong, and love. In a poignant, funny TED Talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.more ›
This is a series of interviews with leading spiritual teachers and writers, such as Ken Wilber, Reginald A. Ray, Arjuna Ardagh and Fred Kofman about their latest challenges—the "leading edge" of their work.more ›
A modern philosophical novel classic, Atlas Shrugged is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world - and did. Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators? Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies, but against those who needed him most, and his hardest battle against the woman he loved?more ›
In this rare clip from 1972, legendary psychiatrist and Holocaust-survivor Viktor Frankl delivers a powerful message about the human search for meaning -- and the most important gift we can give others.more ›
After a stage of rapid external growth, the firm defined a vision to become the Preferred Company among its key stakeholders.more ›
Consciousness is the main source of organizational greatness, argues author Fred Kofman, President and Chief Spiritual Officer at Axialent. "Many believe that it is necessary to sell out in order to succeed in business, or drop out in order to pursue a spiritual life. This is a false polarity..."more ›