Use Your Training And Development To Create Your Competitive Advantage

Post by Joy Abdullah In the VUCA  business environment competitive edge for an organization comes from its people and its culture.  The former is at the core of success an organization can achieve. In the usual for-profit organizations, where profitability is the end objective of all activities, learning is often lost in the daily rush of what […]

Even a business needs TLC

Conversations make businesses earn social capital and get them to be sustainable.

Are you influencing or ordering?

Leadership has a direct impact on the sustainability of any business for an organization. The leadership style influences corporate culture at play and is instrumental in creating the climate at work and in creating the competitive edge. Academic institutions, whilst having the noble mission of developing and imparting knowledge and creating leaders, are also business […]

Time for change in Islamic finance

Reading the article Why are we seeing so many corporate scandals?   By Prof. Dr. Amit S. Mukherjee  I liked the questions that Prof. Amit raises. The queries resonated with the planner in me and I found them to be interesting. I say interesting because, whilst the erosion of trust has impacted quite heavily on the […]

Are organizations really focused on learning and developing the talent pool that they have?

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 […]

Do learning and development strategies have a part in business strategy?

Whilst most organizations have learning and development units the question I’m raising is: Are organizations really focused on learning and developing the talent pool that they have? In today’s business environment the competitive edge, for an organization, comes from its culture and its talent. The latter is at the core of success an organization can […]