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What Is an Unhealthy Organization and what to Do about it?

Every organization exists for a reason, which always has to be about serving something else. The very existence of any organization depends on that, since it is a well-defined reason that gives rise to a strong purpose. And it is exactly this purpose that drives the organization forward, thus allowing it to grow and prosper....
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Which Is Better, Democratic or Autocratic Management?

There has been a lot of discussions regarding democratic versus participative management dilemma during the last couple of decades to say the least! The current generation of managers and to a large extent the previous one too is proud to have abandoned the autocratic management styles of the older ones. They boast that, in this...
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What Is Organizational Aging and what to Do about It?

Organizations are born in order to serve a purpose. And this purpose is in turn always about serving something else. There simply has to be a need that needs to be satisfied for an organization to be born. It is however only when the commitment of the founder to the idea overcomes his or her...
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Why Is Organizational Mission so Important and what to Do about it?

Every organization has to have a reason to exist. And this reason is always about serving somebody or something else. Its very existence depends on that. Otherwise, there would be no point for the organization to exist. The premise is very simple. If there is a need that has and that can in some way...
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What is Digital Transformation all about and what to Do about it?

The digital wave as it just all around is so strong that many have been led to speak about the fourth industrial revolution. More and more organizations of all kinds and sizes are striving to find their way in this modern environment… And this is quite understandable, since all of them need to transform themselves...
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One Day at a Time… as Opposed to Planning!

All plans will eventually fail… No matter how carefully one plans, no matter how detailed his or her plans are, no matter the quantity and the quality of the information that he or she has used in order to build them, his or her plans will eventually fail. And they will fail because there is...
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Doing business after Covid-19

From the Middle Ages when the first forms of business were identified and in 1836 when the first Societe Anonyme in Greece was founded (it was a maritime insurance company), entrepreneurship is constantly changing. Following the requirements of each era, the demand for products and services and of course the legislation, companies changed orientation and...
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The “Why” and the “How” Questions of Startups

Organizations are conceived as a result of the process of asking the fundamental question of why they should ever exist. They are therefore conceived for serving a purpose. And this purpose is essentially defined by the fact that there should be a need that has to be satisfied in some way. This does not only...
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How to Turn Companies around?

The world has become more competitive that it had ever been before. And this is a trend that is constantly accelerating. The rate of change is just so fast that companies may easily become disintegrated from their environment, lose competitiveness, decline and eventually die. Corporate leaders are more and more often called upon to save...
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Asking the Right Questions or Giving the Right Answers?

It is the belief of many, that effective managers should be able to give the right answer to every question and the right solution to every problem. They are expected to have their pockets full of them! The saying goes as follows: if somebody brinks a problem he or she is most probably an employee...
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