Employee engagement is not improving and the impact on business profitability is huge. Leadership and culture have critical roles in this as well the organizational purpose. On a generic level we need to get back to the basic of ‘doing good’ and creating social capital instead of the historically conditioned ‘doing well’ to make profits.
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IN the past year the landscape for Islamic finance has rapidly changed thanks to the disruption brought in by FinTech. With shariah-compliant cryptocurrency[i], robo-advisory services, crowdfunding investments and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms[ii] and rising acceptance and use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and the Internet of Things(IoT) that people are getting used to the Islamic […]
Having spent the past two decades managing diverse growth initiatives the most important learning I have had is that the success of a business strategy is 100% dependent on the organizational culture. Culture determines the organizational ability to critically and strategically think and execute with focus and determination. And culture is built by the people […]
For any organization the competitive edge, in today’s business environment, comes down to the culture and the strategy it has. Culture is developed through the employees or talents an organization has and not through its products or services. In the educational sector one would assume that this aspect of organizational development would be a given […]
Often leaders are in a tough situation and faced with tough choices. A key role of a leader is to make decisions. In other words exercise their choice based on evaluating all the facts available to them and factoring in the impact of that choice on the long-term strategy. Whilst many are able to have […]
This post was sparked by an excellent article on this subject by an expert Moyra Mackie who I respect tremendously for her insights into leadership development. In her recent article—Where leadership goes to die—Fear and (self-loathing)in the C-suite– Moyra deftly links data to the impact of leadership failures and how it can be avoided. Her article made […]