China the story of innovation and disruption.

Paul Hobcraft

Disruption is all around us; it never seems to go away; it simply appears in a different and often entirely new form. The result is the same; it disrupts what we know and often in how we suddenly need to set about doing it differently. part Image credit Knowledge @ Wharton.

Change and culture – the new competitive advantage

The Future Shapers

Change is happening faster, it’s more complex and far reaching than ever, yet the failure rate of organisational change is around 80%. There are various approaches organisations can follow to build a culture for innovation and to manage change effectively.

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Why do we have difficulties to self-disrupt?

Paul Hobcraft

“Why do we always seem to have internal difficulties to self-disrupt?”. In most cases, organizations cannot self-disrupt, which is largely covered by this veritable list of constraints. You impact culture by a changing environment or altering the climate.

10 Principles For Driving Culture Change

Game-Changer

Though that influence is constant, there comes a moment where every organization must disrupt itself to change the times or change with the times. How then can organizations approach culture change strategically? And no, copying another culture won’t work.

How Culture Change Works: 3 Lessons

BrainZooming

We were proposing a change initiative for a multi-agency department within a city government. As our in-person presentation drew to a close, the review team asked about each of our experiences with comparable culture changes. My answer, rather than detailing the specifics of a particular initiative, focused on important lessons I learned during a significant change in organizational culture. What lessons did I share on how culture change works?

Strategic Culture Design

The Future Shapers

‘Black swan’ events–events that are unexpected and have a major effect on society– rapidly change the ecosystem and render static strategic plans obsolete. For any workforce leader, the level of disruptive events is only going to increase. What is Culture? Employees are changing.

China the story of innovation and disruption.

Paul Hobcraft

Disruption is all around us; it never seems to go away; it simply appears in a different and often entirely new form. The result is the same; it disrupts what we know and often in how we suddenly need to set about doing it differently. part Image credit Knowledge @ Wharton.

DISRUPT YOURSELF, TEAM AND ORGANISATION

ImagineNation

As we move towards the beginning of a new year in the cycle of seasonal changes, here in Melbourne, Australia, it is summer, a time for accelerating growth. We have all been challenged by disruption. Why disrupt yourself, your team, and organisation?

Change is Uncomfortable. Not Changing Can be Regrettable.

Daniel Burrus

Change Is Uncomfortable. Change may be the only constant in our lives, but that doesn’t mean we are happy about it! Change is possible, often unpredictable, and when it is unpredictable, it is uncomfortable. Change Is Disruptive. Certainty Makes Change Predictable.

Disruptive Innovation: The Theory Behind How It Works and Its Impact on Society

Phil McKinney

Disruptive innovation has the potential to change our world for the better, but it can also have negative consequences for certain individuals and industries who cannot adapt to the changes. What is the theory behind disruptive innovation and […].

Don’t Fear Disruption, Leverage It! 

Daniel Burrus

Disruptive digital technology is also a Hard Trend future certainty that has long been streamlining tasks in every industry, taking the place of many humans in different professional roles. I challenge you to read this paragraph and then close your eyes and focus. Think about the future.

LEADING AND MANAGING TRANSITIONAL CHANGE

ImagineNation

In our last blog “Leading and managing human transitions through disruption and adversity,” we described the importance of leaders and managers becoming more generous, tolerant, caring, empathic not only with themselves, and also with others they interact with.

Innovation and Organizational Culture

Tim Kastelle

Beside the annual ranking, headed by the top three companies Apple, Google and Samsung, some insightful outcomes with regard to organizational and cultural requirements have striked my eye. The system is rooted in experimentation, and, like all adaptive systems, it evolves over time as the external environment and internal needs change. Adaptability and innovation culture. has found that adaptive corporate cultures are most effective in driving financial performance.

True Disruption Often Leads to Invention, but So Does Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

Picture this: You start a small business by making a change to a preexisting product that completely reinvents that product. Some minor disruptions get in your way, so you and your team make some adjustments to your product.

Riding the Wave of Disruptive Change

Innovation Excellence

That’s similar to today, where the disruptive waves of COVID-19 and a range of chaotic global events are causing massive social unrest that is hard to resist.

Intrapreneurial Success: Leading Disruption, Managing Change

InnovationManagement

Embracing an intrapreneurial mindset, which intentionally disrupts things from the inside out and often from the bottom up, is a radical concept for companies that thrive on stability and predictability. Creative Leadership Innovation Psychology Strategies culture change disruptive innovation innovation culture internal communications intrapreneur organization & culture scaling up Stakeholders

Creating a Workplace Culture of Caring Post-Pandemic

Business and Tech

I think people are concerned that asking for support may be perceived as a sign of weakness, but I think that’s changing. We are about to define a new normal in every workplace in this country — what we had before has been greatly disrupted. Darcy Gruttadaro, J.D.,

EFFECTING TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE AND LEARNING

ImagineNation

I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. Intentional change and learning.

Caught in the Headlights of Disruptive Innovation.

Paul Hobcraft

This past weekend I had an extended period of re-reading about the effects of disruption that seems to be occurring across all points of business, our politics, our governments, it seems across our lives. All good plans sometime get disrupted. So I had some time on my hands so I decided to go back over the whole area of disruption to get a broader understanding and how this is driving so much within our innovation activity at present. Moritz reviewing disruptive innovation.

Create a Culture of Innovation with the 10 Laws of Trust

Leapfrogging

Here’s how to build it into your corporate culture. Leading organizational change to create a corporate culture that delivers continuous innovation is one of today’s most strategic business imperatives. But how does trust relate to employees inside of organizations and corporate cultures? I wrote extensively about how to create a culture of innovation in my last book, The Invisible Advantage. Trust is the currency of business success.

We Can’t Stop Disruption

Moves the Needle

It is important to recognize the size of the changes going on in the world. In my previous post , I discussed how we are no longer in the industrial age; that fundamental structural changes are underway in all facets of society. It needs to change. It will change. .

Evoke Deep Change by Shifting Consciousness

Innovation Excellence

Simultaneously, we are living in disruptive VUCA conditions, yet we are generously and courageously helping out others, to save homes, native animals, and flora and fauna.

Combat Unpredictable Change with Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

It is often assumed that people don’t like change, when in reality humans are born to instinctively love change. It’s why we take vacations and crave travel, because we want and need change. In this case, change is a choice, so we like it. Change the View.

Leading the Charge to Disrupt Your Industry

Innovation Excellence

We are changing our culture with this model, he says.” Business Models culture Disruption business model disrupt Duel Engine Model Innovation

Catalysing change through innovation teams

ImagineNation

Reinforcing and validating the importance and role of collaboration, where a range of new, inspirational, and adaptive models that lean into complexity and catalyse and embed innovative workplace culture changes, have emerged. Capacity to change. What makes Israel so innovative?

Disruptive Is Not a Dirty Word

IdeaScale

Disruptive isn’t a dirty word, but it can be a scary one. Why does the word “disruptive” raise such fear among so many people? Uttering “disruptive” during a meeting can get you looks more along the lines of profanity. But “disruptive” isn’t a dirty word: It’s an honest reality, and disruptive innovation is sometimes the only way forward. Change Is Good, Not Easy. At the same time, disruptive innovation is what makes our lives better.

7 Noteworthy Disruptive Innovations of 2015

HYPE Innovation

Disruptive innovations are defined as those new products and services that are so unique and powerful that they literally disrupt the entire industry. The cloud, for instance, was disruptive because it changed the way that people store and use information and applications. Mobile technology was also disruptive because it revolutionized the way that we communicate and live our lives. Innovation Culture

Authentic Informal Leaders Transform Culture

100%Open

For innovation to flourish, enable a creative culture throughout your organization. We live in a fast-paced world, where even the biggest companies can be disrupted, rest in peace… Blockbuster and Kodak. To lead like an innovator means investing in the right mindset, culture, incentives, and support throughout your organization. It’s a company culture where innovation is welcomed as part of the work, rather than as an interruption of it.

6 Ways to Create Innovation Culture with Virtual Tools

Leapfrogging

Culture is a key success factor for every team and organization. We’re seeing a sea change toward remote work and how to make it more fun and effective. But what happens to the culture of teams and organizations in a virtual world?

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Innovation and Organizational Culture

Innovation Excellence

Beside the annual ranking, headed by the top three companies Apple, Google and Samsung, some insightful outcomes with regard to organizational and cultural requirements have striked my eye. Recently, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has published key findings of their latest “Most Innovative Companies 2014” survey.

LEADING AND MANAGING HUMAN TRANSITIONS THROUGH DISRUPTION AND ADVERSITY

ImagineNation

By failing to focus the human aspects of transitioning from the old to the new, they are unable to help people see, acknowledge, own, and deal with the amount of disruption, dis-regulation and potentially damaging increased levels of individual and collective stress.

Need Innovation? Change Your Space.

helloFUTURE

Change in surroundings lead to a change in thought What do they call it when expert after expert proves beyond a doubt that something exists and is roundly agreed to be the case, but is then summarily ignored, even though the findings are real and true? Change Your Space. corporate creativity culture disruption disruptive innovation innovation

6 Ways to Create Innovation Culture with Virtual Tools

Leapfrogging

Culture is a key success factor for every team and organization. We’re seeing a sea change toward remote work and how to make it more fun and effective. But what happens to the culture of teams and organizations in a virtual world?

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To accelerate innovation, focus on culture

Jeffrey Phillips

This analogy aligns so well to what corporate America does when it comes to a focus on innovation - intent discovery on things that don't matter, while purposefully ignoring the factors that must change to make innovation successful. Generating and implementing interesting, disruptive ideas is not seen as especially important, because few people believe the ideas will see the light of day after the idea generation events.

Innovation is a cultural phenomenon

Jeffrey Phillips

It's your culture that's holding you back when you try to innovate, but no one wants to admit that. Which is your culture. If culture "eats strategy for breakfast", what do you think it eats for lunch and dinner? First, they've been really good at creating disruptive innovations that people want to acquire or use. Any company can innovate once, and some can even create a really interesting disruptive new product or service. Why is culture so challenging?

Innovation and Organizational Culture

Integrative Innovation

Beside the annual ranking, headed by the top three companies Apple, Google and Samsung, some insightful outcomes with regard to organizational and cultural requirements have striked my eye. The system is rooted in experimentation, and, like all adaptive systems, it evolves over time as the external environment and internal needs change. Adaptability and innovation culture. has found that adaptive corporate cultures are most effective in driving financial performance.

How To Fail At Cultural Change

The Human Factor

According to the human capital research firm I4CP , more than half of the surveyed companies had recently or are currently undergoing a major cultural change. Unfortunately, less than 15% rated the change initiative as highly successful and only 1 in 25 said the venture was very highly successful. Not exactly what I would call a glowing report card for cultural change. disrupt) ourselves. Transforming a culture requires the same process.

How To Fail At Cultural Change

The Human Factor

In my previous blog, I noted that 56% of the organizations that participated in a survey by I4CP, a human capital research firm, reported recently or currently undergoing a major cultural change. What I didn’t mention was that less than 15% rated the change initiative as highly successful (12.2%) or very highly successful (2.5%). Not exactly what I would call a glowing report card for cultural change. disrupt) ourselves. Change "Holly G.

Innovating in the midst of chaos and disruption

Jeffrey Phillips

Kipling wasn't writing about new product development, business model change or innovation, but what he is writing is entirely applicable to our situation today - first quarter 2021. The folks who tell us about climate change tell us that what will actually occur is less predictable weather and weather patterns. Perhaps the "normality" of the 70s, 80s, and 90s was unreasonable, and our lives are subject to more change and uncertainty than we'd like to admit.

Responding to COVID-19 and future challenges

ImagineNation

In our blog “Leading and Managing Transitional Change” we described how leaders could help their people to transition through the fears and challenges they are experiencing as a result of the disruptive COVID-19 pandemic , by cultivating their mental toughness.

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Culture and innovation bias - the first building block

Jeffrey Phillips

In this post I'm going to be writing about two very interconnected issues - organizational culture and the bias for, or against, innovation. Culture is the aggregation of all the historical record of the company, the stories the company tells about itself, what it values, what it rewards.

Managing Both the Present and the Future

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our last blog, we described the three characteristics that offer senior executives a “unique unfreezing opportunity” from the disruptive COVID-19 hiatus and the rate of exponential technological change.

How to Think Like a Disruptive Innovator

The Future Shapers

How to Think Like a Disruptive Innovator: Surviving the Exercise in Masochism. So here is the dirty little secret about being a disruptive innovator: it is lonely work. At a core level, disruptive innovators do harbor a need and desire to make a meaningful contribution. Skeptical of Tradition, Open to Change. Innovators do not mind when their “cheese” is moved, and are perpetrators of change that can engender conflict and enmity. Culture Intelligence Strategy