On behalf of Awards International, I was invited to showcase Strata, a private homebuilder serving Yorkshire and the East Midlands and last year's winner of "Best Place to Work" at the UK Business Awards. In the live Winsight Webinar, Gemma Smith, Strata's Managing Director, explains just what makes it award-winning. The webinar includes the winner's mindset, the winner's presentation and the judges' comments.
If you own or manage a complex service business, you'll know how complicated it can be to make company-wide changes. However, in the competitive modern world, it's crucial for organisations to be able to respond quickly to market or economic developments or changes in customer behaviour and demand. So, how could using our Sense and Adapt Business Model enhance your company's ability to adapt to change?
For many years, I have been teaching, speaking and writing about organisational transformation, and what I have learned is that even when it is relatively simple to get buy-in for new ideas and concepts, many companies get stuck in the weeds of process.
Adaptive Enterprise: Creating and Leading Sense-And-Respond Organizations by Stephan H. Haeckel (reprinted in 2016) was originally published as a concept outlining the case for Sense and Respond type organisations.
Beyond Budgeting: How Managers Can Break Free from the Annual Performance Trap by Jeremy Hope and Robin Fraser and its associated Harvard Business Review articles have not attracted the attention that they deserve.