Business Environment


The most difficult decision to make

  The decision I’m referring to goes right to the heart both of leadership and strategy. It concerns one of the biggest disruptors that our organisations will face. I’m talking about Robotics and Artificial Intelligence and the decision focuses upon this question: How will my organisation use Robotics and AI? A […]

Artificial Intelligence - the most difficult decision

Disruptive innovation in a low growth world

Strategy, Disruption, Innovation and Resilience

There is no data about the future … just theories I was fortunate enough to attend a lecture at Cass Business School, London given by Prof Clayton Christensen of disruptive innovation fame. Christensen’s opening words were ‘There is no data about the future’, a statement that immediately resonated with me. […]


How to Build a High Reliability Organization

What is a ‘High Reliability Organization’? In my last briefing, 10 Reasons Why You Should Think About Recession, I introduced the term ‘High Reliability Organization’. This of course raises a question ‘Just what exactly is a high reliability organization?’  That’s the question that I would like to quickly address here […]

HIGH RELIABILITY ORGANIZATION

STRATEGY THE KNOWN UNKNOWNS

Strategy: The Known Unknowns You Really Need to Know

Download pdf version Overview: The world is changing rapidly, but many of the assumptions that we use to think about the future have not. In reality we are now confronted with a range of ‘unknowns’ that could fundamentally confront and over-turn these common and widely-held assumptions. This briefing suggests that […]


Success in a world without growth

Growth: The importance of a word Growth is probably the most powerful word in the business vocabulary. Overtly, or subliminally, it drives everything we do as business leaders. ‘Growth’ is the primary measure of success and is a word that acts as a call to action for strategy, change and innovation […]

NO GROWTH WORLD