Using the 2008 recession, we will look at how leaders have handled economic, environmental, and organizational responsibility and sustainability during chaos.
Operations Management Archives
John C. Waddell shepherded Arrow Electronics through a major crisis after the tragic loss of the company’s top executives…lessons in leadership, strategy, and HR.
The use of groups and teams has become increasingly prominent in business strategies and change efforts, and facilitation enables success to occur within such groups.
A tax inversion happens when a firm relocates its headquarters to another country and declares that country as its domicile for the foreign country’s lower tax rate.
Spiritual wisdom like mindfulness coexists in unconventional ways with traditional business models resulting in positive outcomes for the organization.
An implicit challenge is to coordinate the efforts of groups with different interests to realize expected gains. This means that acquisitions quickly go from numbers to considering the impacts on people, as achieving synergy requires clear communication of the implications of an acquisition to those impacted.
Decisions involving issues of sustainability tend to include an array of objective attributes along with highly subjective value judgments. Managers must find a way to factor qualitative attributes such as environmental, social, and ethical impact into the decision-making process.
Management in a connected, interdependent, and information intensive world requires new thinking and innovative approaches. The increasing interdependence and complexity of organizations and institutions call for transorganizational thinking.
Learn from the successes and failures of two technical teams with a focus on transfer of tacit knowledge and co-location strategies.
ITIL and BSM, and the adoption of BSM concepts in an IT department and a business service unit of a regional healthcare provider.