A new normal is appearing: more and more employees and managers get a burnout. Covid 19 is like a speed-pill to a burnout due to increased anxiety. Anxiety that is too often nurtured by politicians and leaders.
Gallup found that in 2019, the percentage of "engaged" workers in the U.S. -- those who are highly involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace -- reached 35%. This is a new high since Gallup began tracking this in 2000.
When you hear the word intelligence, the concept of IQ testing comes to mind. Intelligence is often defined as our intellectual potential; something we are born with, something that can be measured, and a capacity that is difficult to change
This quote from Daniel Goleman, author of the bestseller „Emotional Intelligence“ is a clear message. Innovation is the driver for sustainable growth in advanced economies. How to do so, how to innovate?
In 1979, Michael Porter published the article about his concept of „sustainable competitive advantage“. With this concept, he re-defined the strategy process in organizations. It was helpful in the following years, but in todays dynamic world, this is seldom of use.
According to a study of the Digital Transformation Institute at Capgemini, mainly two factors are responsible that innovation initiatives fail in organizations: the missing corporate culture and the missing know how about how to involve external partners.