Culture Change Succeeds Using Cross-Organizational Teams

Most organizations are successful in creating and leveraging cross-organizational teams to achieve multiple business outcomes: incubating new ideas, bringing products to market, and moving through large-scale complex change. Success today depends on diverse teams coming together to ideate, create and achieve significant goals in business.  But how important are these kinds of teams in moving[…]

The Yahoo Decision And Its Unintended Consequences

After a long week of divergent opinions on Marissa Mayer’s decision to revoke the option to work-at-home for Yahoos, I’ve had the chance to connect with colleagues on the fallout of such a decision and the resulting national conversations that have flowed forth. Many agree that it was a shortsighted edict, but one that given[…]

Developing Management Competencies for Flexible Work

A study from KPMG confirms what most of us already know: virtual and flexible workplaces will grow in 2013 and beyond. Flexible work cultures create competitive advantages and the omnipotent use of technology to enable a distributed workforce will only strengthen. That said, offices are not going away anytime soon, nor should they. An ideal work[…]

A Larger Vision for Knowledge Sharing

One of the most powerful changes impacting the workplace today is the increasing use of enterprise collaboration tools and the unique ways it’s fostering innovation, building communities, encouraging authentic dialogue, introducing business efficiencies and fueling learning and development. With rapidly evolving technology, many organizations are feeling the pressure to develop a comprehensive approach to enterprise[…]