Fri.Feb 03, 2023

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We are possibly at a series of inflexion points. Here’s one

Paul Hobcraft

A shift in managing differently , a possible inflexion point We are possibly at a series of inflexion points in our current business environment. Here’s one you will be required to address. What seems to be occurring increasingly in many different market spaces is defining an opportunity that directly impacts the current status quo and then seeking to make some radical moves to achieve that differentiation.

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Techniques for Combatting Each of the 7 Wastes of Lean

Kainexus

One of the core goals of the Lean improvement methodology is the reduction of any material, effort, or expense that does not ultimately add value to the customer. Practitioners have identified seven distinct types of waste and developed specific techniques to combat them. Whether your organization practices the Lean methodology or not, knowing where to look for waste and what to do when you find it is important.

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Four Ways Governments Can Accelerate the Digital Transformation of Their Economies

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Art Inteligencia In today’s digital world, governments have a critical role to play in accelerating digital transformation. As technology continues to evolve, governments must find ways to embrace and apply new technologies, while also ensuring that their citizens have access to the most advanced digital services.

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How Managers Can Address Their Own Biases Around Mental Health

Harvard Business Review

Four strategies to ensure you’re treating employees who disclose mental health challenges fairly.

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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Creating Productive Interactions During Difficult Times

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski When times are stressful, it’s more difficult to be effective and skillful in our interactions with others. Here are some thoughts that could help. Decide how you want to respond, and then respond accordingly. Before you respond, take a breath. Your response will be better.

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Leveraging the core of what we already have

Ecosystems4Innovating

The need to leverage our existing core first in any change Embracing our core and leveraging these to the best of our abilities is a great place to start undertaking and preparing organizations for necessary change. This begins a journey so it is not simply efficiency we are looking for but achieving a much higher level of effectiveness to be ready to make changes ahead less disruptive.

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Making Performance Reviews Fairer in a Hybrid Workplace

Harvard Business Review

If your workplace has changed, your evaluation process should, too.

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Building Resilience

Michael Roberto

Source: NIH On college campuses, many faculty members across the nation have been concerned about declining resilience among our students. Similarly, I'm hearing many business leaders express concerns about a perceived drop in employee resilience in recent years. Resilience has been defined as the capacity to withstand or recover quickly from difficulties (Oxford dictionary).