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Adaptability in progress: an account

Posted by Stephen Parry on Apr 18, 2017 5:29:34 AM

My presentation at the Business Agility conference in New York in February was a great opportunity to talk adaptability on a large scale.  But it also yielded secondary tangible benefits.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, listen and adapt, Methods, sense and respond, Work Climate

Planview webinar to focus on Adaptive Enterprise

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 28, 2017 4:17:15 AM

Since I spoke at BusinessAgility2017 in New York last month, it’s become very clear to me there is a great deal of interest from upper management in my work in creating adaptive organisations.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, Seminar, sense and respond, Speaking Events, innovative culture, Change Leadership, listen and adapt, Work Climate

Adaptive Enterprise: Increasing productivity with continuous planning

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 24, 2017 4:11:31 AM

Since I gave a presentation at Business Agility 2017 in New York in February, there’s been a definite spike in interest for my work in making organisations adaptive.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, innovative culture, Change Leadership, listen and adapt, sense and respond, Work Climate

ELLI: changing your organisational climate

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 22, 2017 5:26:06 PM

ELLI is important in my organisational transformation work.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, innovative culture, Change Leadership, sense and respond, Work Climate

Adaptability: Don’t Implement – Grow!

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 17, 2017 5:43:32 PM

While at the Business Agility 2017 conference in New York recently, I met many wonderful people, all eager to engage on the issue of adaptability in organisations. The work I pioneered in my 2005 book Sense and Respond: The Journey To Customer Purpose has found its moment. Organisations know they have to change now and adaptability is their preferred method.

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Topics: Adaptability, innovative culture, Change Leadership, sense and respond, Sense and Respond Book, Speaking Events

Perspective is everything when it comes to your business climate

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 7, 2017 4:08:02 AM

In the days following my presentation at BusinessAgility2017 in New York in February, I found myself being tagged with an unexpected nickname by attendees.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Climetrics, innovative culture, sense and respond, Work Climate

BusinessAgile2017 Redux: Change or die

Posted by Stephen Parry on Mar 2, 2017 12:05:34 PM

Before last week’s talk at BusinessAgility2017 in New York City, I told some of my confidantes that I sensed something shifting in the change and transformation field.

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Topics: Adaptability, innovative culture, sense and respond, Sense and Respond Book, Speaking Events

Adaptability is the new core competency

Posted by Stephen Parry on Nov 17, 2016 3:13:37 AM

It used to be that management skills were passed along from superiors, well aware of how an organization worked based on established institutional knowledge. The formula was simple:  Take past management strategies, tweak and adjust for current realities and then manage. It’s an approach that was packaged, taught and executed with ease.

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Topics: Adaptability, Lean Methods, listen and adapt, Methods, sense and respond, Work Climate

An Adaptable organisation: sensing deeper and responding sooner

Posted by Stephen Parry on Jul 14, 2016 11:00:25 PM

Although I often talk of how adaptability and creating and fostering an agile environment help organisations keep up with external change pressure. But I’ve also seen these same approaches used very effectively in managing a company’s internal affairs.

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Topics: Adaptability, Lean Methods, sense and respond

How Nokia’s cellphone fumble grew Finland’s start-up culture

Posted by Stephen Parry on Jul 12, 2016 6:00:38 AM

The urgency for businesses and organisations to become adaptable and agile is growing.

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Topics: Adaptability, Change Leadership, sense and respond, Work Climate