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How strategic planning hinders and helps organisational ambidexterity

Research Briefing

Keywords: organisational ambidexterity, strategic planning, perceptions of uncertainty, leaders’ innovation orientation, innovation, exploitation, exploration, tolerance of uncertainty, uncertainty, ambiguity One of the more recent research-based understandings about organisational success centres on the idea of organisational ambidexterity or the ability of an organisation simultaneously to both exploit its current products, processes, resources and systems and to […]

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Lean implementation failure and variance

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Keywords: Lean, lean systems, lean implementation, organisational ambidexterity, structural ambidexterity, contextual ambidexterity As you might expect, the outcomes from lean implementation programmes and organisations tend to achieve variable outcomes. When you consider the number of variables that are involved in a complex project like implementing lean in, or across, an organisation, it is hardly surprising […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 2 (February 2016)

The Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 2

Research Briefings in this edition of the Oxford Review: Editorial Why Nokia lost the smartphone war and what your organisation urgently needs to know before it’s too late Keywords: Organisations culture, Disruptive innovation, Innovation, Organisational ambidexterity In the world of technology business, there is a lot of Darwinist evolution taking place where even the largest businesses […]

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Developing organisational ambidexterity and the implications for HR, Org Dev and L&D

The Oxford Review Podcast

One of the big themes emerging from the management and organisational development literature at the moment is that of organisational ambidexterity. A problem that has dogged many organisations is how to continue to exploit its existing capabilities whilst at the same time developing and exploring new ones. Podcast Transcript Employee characteristics Leadership characteristics HR and […]

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How to develop and lead an adaptable organisation

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Keywords: adaptable organisation, complexity, organisational ambidexterity, leadership, entrepreneurial leadership, enabling leadership, operational leadership, uncertainty, conflicting, connecting Developing and leading an organisation that can lead and respond to a rapidly changing and often ambiguous environment is a primary challenge for leaders these days. This requires leaders who know how to develop and lead an adaptable organisation. […]

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Implementing Lean in Organisations

Research Briefing

Keywords: Lean, lean systems, lean implementation, organisational ambidexterity, structural ambidexterity, contextual ambidexterity As you might expect, the outcomes from lean implementation programmes and organisations tend to achieve variable outcomes. When you consider the number of variables that are involved in a complex project like implementing lean in, or across, an organisation, it is hardly surprising […]

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New Research Briefing: How to develop and lead an adaptable organisation

How to lead and develop an adaptable organisation

  If you are in leadership, leadership development, organisational development or consultancy you are going to want to see this… New research briefing: How to lead and develop an adaptable organisation This week we sent our members a brand new research briefing about how to lead and develop an adaptable organisation. This briefing summarised an important new […]

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Do you need ambidextrous employees to have an ambidextrous organisation?

ambidextrous employees

A lot of research has gone into the explorative and exploitative states of an organisation at an organisational level. A new research study from the Netherlands has looked at whether employees need to be one or the other (explorative or exploitative) or actually ambidextrous in their own right in order for the organisation as a […]

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Why Nokia died a sudden death and why it matters to your organisation

disruptive innovation

How to prevent disruptive innovation taking your company down…   The history of the smartphone – the winner’s tale The losers’ tale So what is this all saying? How to survive disruptive innovation   In the world of technology business, there is a lot of Darwinist evolution taking place where even the largest businesses can be […]

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