Trend Alert: Man-Made Travel Destinations

Some travel destinations are simply “born with” assets such as beautiful beaches, breath-taking landscapes and rich cultural heritage, making them established and overcrowded. Throughout history these places didn’t really have to fight for attention or fight competition. In recent years, however, fuelled by innovations caused by digitalization and the Internet, a new kind of travel… Continue reading Trend Alert: Man-Made Travel Destinations

Microsoft and culture change

A culture that allows for innovation is a key to change and adapt to hyper competitive markets. This goes both for traditional manufacturing companies as for the high tech giants. In the video below, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, discusses with Walter Isaacson major changes the tech giant needs to take in order to lead in… Continue reading Microsoft and culture change

How to Adapt Business Behaviour Across Cultures and Still Remain Yourself

Andy Molinsky on Global Dexterity Foreign and Frustrated in France Working in the midst of another national culture is often frustrating. You get angry with yourself for not succeeding to do in Rome as the Romans do. But you also get upset with others around you who are so different and who never seem to… Continue reading How to Adapt Business Behaviour Across Cultures and Still Remain Yourself

Global Trends 2030 – Alternative Worlds

“We are at a critical juncture in human history, which could lead to widely contrasting futures” – Christopher Kojm , Chairman of the United States National Intelligence Council The National Intelligence Council (NIC) is the center for strategic thinking within the United States Intelligence Community. One of the NICs projects is a Global Trends report… Continue reading Global Trends 2030 – Alternative Worlds

Innovation in Education – Online vs Offline

The 2u founder Jeremy Johnson may be on to something. Recently voted as one of the 30 most innovative, entrepreneurial and disruptive forces under the age of 30, he has quietly started an online revolution for higher education. Partnering up with renowned universities such as American University, Duke, and the University of Southern California, you… Continue reading Innovation in Education – Online vs Offline

Resources – Rethink in Iraq

As in any post war conflict country, resource/waste management is a task that requires systematic and long term thinking and is not always best managed by profit seeking corporations though good exceptions to that rule exists and many more will come. When changing a mindset of a whole nation towards resource use, one must obviously… Continue reading Resources – Rethink in Iraq

Changing the course…

Changing the behavior of individuals is one of the greatest challenges in a business and in the society as well. This article is prepared by Leyla Is and Sanjeev Baitmangalkar, experts within the field of Lean Management and cultural transformation. Recently we introduced our methodology on how to implement Lean within a municipality. We were… Continue reading Changing the course…