Hacking HR to Build an Adaptability Advantage

Tagged "short term thinking"

leila-ljungberg's picture

We need to let go of the power to unleash the power. 

We often live in a marketdriven and short term focused business. Short term focus from management creates a traditional organizational behavior of keeping control and power of information locked up in fancy titles. Not allowing profitable long term...

By Leila Ljungberg on May 13, 2022

Primal forces of human being are hope (perspective), fear and appreciation, so  the motivation must be based on one of them. Real enemy is when the underlying raison for change is more profit for stakeholders, what's in it for me? Short term thinking, when there is no beautiful point at...

By Anne on May 11, 2022
bruce-lewin's picture

Looking at some of the examples cited by Gary in his introductory post, they typically illustrate businesses that have suffered from 1. Prioritising Short Term Profits 2. Short Term Thinking and 3. An Addiction to Core Revenue Streams.

Let's examine each of these three factors in turn, how...

By Bruce Lewin on May 9, 2022
stephen-remedios's picture

Adaptability is about winning in the long term, surviving all that the VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world throws at you. The notion of incentivizing managers to meet annual goals encourages quick fixes and a band-aid philosophy rather than stimulating a desire to make adaptations that keep you relevant...

When decisions are made with the mindset "how well will I do out of this"  "how good will I look" "how much can we save", "how much can I make", "how big can we get" "where do I want to get to next"

Reframe: "how can I be better out...

By Meg Peppin on May 8, 2022