Great leaders are masters of measurement

Leaders guide their organisations through regular change, meaning they must become masters of measurement. By Roger Perry Just a few weeks ago I sat in a CEO’s office helping him consider a measurement conundrum. His biggest challenge was simply time – he needed to know early if the change was working, and if not, where […]

So much to do and so little time! Prioritising critical changes

Most leaders will eventually be faced with a burning platform and too much to do. So how do they prioritise critical change for success? By Roger Perry Bear with me as I suggest you imagine yourself as the CEO of a company in need of radical change: an entity that can best be described as […]

Purpose and adaptability: The keys to organisational resilience

Purpose and adaptability: The keys to organisational resilience Find out how to develop organisational resilience, and why it’s vital for companies to survive in the long term. By Roger Perry Purpose At the end of World War II Viktor Frankl, a brilliant ex-Auschwitz inmate, wrote Man’s Search for Meaning. The book demonstrated that purpose was a key […]

Building your virtual enterprise

To innovate, even established companies need new forms of organisation, such as the virtual enterprise or collaborative network. By Roger Perry It’s 3am and you are fast asleep. Strangely, as a product executive for an edgy pharmaceuticals firm you would often be awake at this time, worrying about whether the company was about to blow a […]

Sun Tzu and the zen of organisational design

  Sun Tzu and the zen of organisational design Zen masters & Sun Tzu’s insights resonate today, as businesses look for organisational design that will help it adapt to ever-present challenges. By Roger Perry Sun Tzu’s famous military treatise, The Art of War, is one of the world’s most frequently referenced leadership texts. Yet what is not […]

High performance and clarity of operations strategy

High performance and clarity of operations strategy High performance and clarity of operations strategy are a common pairing because it is operational processes and functions that deliver to customers. By Roger Perry The 18th century thinker politician Thomas Walpole famously commented that, “When people will not weed their own minds, they are apt to be overrun […]