Archive for the ‘Strategy’ Category

ROI on building management capability

Posted by  Mark Schenk —November 6, 2009
Filed in Strategy

Today’s Australian Financial Review (p7) reports on the release of a study funded by the federal government. The report, titled ‘Management Matters in Australia: Just …

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Working out what our corporate values really mean?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 26, 2009
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Strategy

Most organisations I know have a set of stated values. You know what I mean, things like integrity, professionalism, respect for the individual. And in …

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More than just a launch

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 28, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling, Strategy

Stories are our natural way to plan. We imagine how things are going to work out, who are the players, what incidents might befall us …

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Not just a journey…

Posted by  Mark Schenk —June 21, 2009
Filed in Strategy

I started work this week on a major change project. Our ‘three journeys‘ concept for embedding change and making strategies stick is really resonating. I …

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As a business person, why care about storytelling?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 11, 2009
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Leadership Posts, Strategy

In 1993, as the co-founder of photographic library startup, I travelled to Los Angeles to check out one of America’s largest commercial photographic collections. Remarkably …

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Knowledge strategies for natural resource management

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 6, 2009
Filed in Collaboration, Strategy

In the second half of 2007, Anecdote worked with the Knowledge for Regional Natural Resource Management (K4RNRM) project in Land & Water Australia (LWA) to …

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A leader’s role to trigger stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 18, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling, Leadership Posts, Strategy

Yesterday I popped out for a meeting at the National Australia Bank. They have a new CEO, Cameron Clyne, and last week he announced a …

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Knowledge strategy: little things making a difference

Posted by  Mark Schenk —November 4, 2008
Filed in Strategy

The actKM conference was held in Canberra in mid October. One of the presenters was Jane Chrystal from the Central West Catchment Management Authority who …

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Individual intelligence can lead to collective stupidity

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 7, 2008
Filed in Strategy

I am reviewing Fred Kofman’s book ‘Conscious Business’ subtitled ‘How to build value through values. He uses a soccer game to illustrate ‘a puzzling paradox’ …

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What’s real work at your work?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 14, 2008
Filed in Strategy

Last week I ran a half day workshop to get a group thinking about their knowledge strategy. We got into a conversation about what things …

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