Strategic Conversations *

Conversational Leadership takes root when leaders see their organizations as dynamic webs of conversation and consider conversation as a core process for effecting positive systemic change. Taking a strategic approach to this core process can not only grow intellectual and social capital but also provide a collaborative advantage in our increasingly networked world. Credit: Thomas … Continue reading Strategic Conversations *

Open Strategy * Make employees partners in the strategy development process

Open Strategy is an approach to strategy development where employees are given the opportunity to participate in the development of an organization’s strategy. Traditionally developing an organizational strategy is a job reserved for top managers. In many organizations, this can be a rather secretive process and even the strategy itself may remain secret. But in … Continue reading Open Strategy * Make employees partners in the strategy development process

Book about Strategic Conversations * Strategic conversations make employees partners in the strategy development process

Bruce Strong and J.-C. Spender discuss tools for building a successful and motivated workforce in their book, Strategic Conversations. Most organizations fail to take full advantage of their employees’ knowledge, initiative, and imagination. In their book, Strategic Conversations: Creating and Directing the Entrepreneurial Workforce, J.-C. Spender and Bruce Strong provide a guide for building entrepreneurial … Continue reading Book about Strategic Conversations * Strategic conversations make employees partners in the strategy development process