If you Google performance measurements, you’ll get more than 21 million hits. Hence, there is a huge amount of interest in performance measurements. As a researcher who has spent the last ten years of my life diving deep into these matters, I often get the question from people I meet – “what is the best measurement”?
Some leaders just have it naturally. Some gain the ability through practice and experience. Others will never have it and are not even interested. I’m talking about the most important leader skill of this decade and its complexity. Continue reading
Yesterday I flew down to Porto and the ISPIM conference to meet up with fellow researchers and industry colleagues from all over the world, to talk about our greatest passion –Innovation. All day I’ve had the opportunity to listen to the latest scientific findings and good practice within the field. Continue reading
As a swede, I’m used to the long, cold and dark winters. During winter, we spend a lot of time indoors, longing for warmer weather. And every year, when you almost have forgotten how it feels when the heat of the sun warms your face, the spring finally arrives. The flowers and trees start to bloom and the streets are crowded with people again. And every year I have to stop for a while in the street just to embrace the breathtaking beauty of the Swedish spring. But then suddenly, it hits me… Continue reading
The ever-increasing pace of change today places new demands on leaders to manage successful teams and organizations. The success of tomorrow does not lie in forcing individuals to work more efficient in a predetermined workflow, but to find ways for teams to work together to solve complex challenges. To be able to understand and support this transformation, we need to change the way we think and act around measurements.
What makes some teams perform better than others? Well, that is a question more important than ever to answer. To stay competitive and solve the grand challenges of the future such as global warming, climate refugees, cyber terrorism or putting people on Mars, we need brilliant people who perform and innovate faster and better than ever before. Most importantly – we need these brilliant people to collaborate and team up.
The ability to innovate is the most important of all factors when it comes to successful organizational performance. In a rapidly changing world, organizations must encourage all their employees to actively contribute to and participate in innovation processes to achieve maximum leverage.