Laughable: Executive Communication Equivalent to 4 Year Old Children

Analysis of executive level emails has revealed a shocking fact: most internal emails between the different executives are related only to petty infighting with each other. PhD students studying executive behaviours asked some of the biggest blue chip companies in the world, if they could use Big Data to analyse the way in which business … Continue reading Laughable: Executive Communication Equivalent to 4 Year Old Children

Man With Nomination Letter Fails To Attract Followers

A man given a nomination letter to run a project, has failed to attract any followers, it has emerged. The 'high potential future leader' of the company, John Smith, was unilaterally nominated to run the project by the board of executives.  A move seen at the working level as deeply unpopular and symptomatic of the … Continue reading Man With Nomination Letter Fails To Attract Followers

Proof: Traveling not only bad for the environment

An investigation performed by the Georgia State University interviewing thousands of travelers at a major airport has now revealed: 95% of all business travel are without positive effect on the business. Background research even revealed one company spending over 80%  of its revenues on business trips. Incentivizing travel activity as a form of agility has … Continue reading Proof: Traveling not only bad for the environment

Digital Immigrants Disconnected After Update

Two years ago, a large municipal administration started an ambitious transformation program.  It introduced flexible working spaces, a "fun at work" initiative, and a social media platform. The adoption of the social media platform was rather sluggish in the first year: the employees simply didn't understand why they should use it. Consequently, a performance target … Continue reading Digital Immigrants Disconnected After Update

“Shipwrecked” Management Team Returns To A Completely Different Company

When one of the worlds leading sailboat makers realized the company was dead in the water - completely unable to innovate - the CEO invited the management team for an extensive workshop on one of their sailing boats. On the second day the unlucky crew sustained significant damage to their boat during a mild storm.  … Continue reading “Shipwrecked” Management Team Returns To A Completely Different Company

Diversity Initiative The Answer To BLOCKCHAIN Threat.

In line with a trend sweeping corporations across the globe, A 300 year old banking company has launched a 'diversity' program to help increase innovation.  The company faces an existential threat in the form of cryptocurrency. The executive group are all white males, ranging in age from 60 to 65, were all educated at Oxford, … Continue reading Diversity Initiative The Answer To BLOCKCHAIN Threat.

Stuck In The Process: The Extreme Loss Of Common Sense

An employee who is well known for rigorously following processes, has reportedly been stuck in an endless loop for 4 days. The crisis occurred upon visiting the toilet; the employee found that the male toilets symbol was missing the head. The worker, who seems to have lost all power of common sense thanks to his … Continue reading Stuck In The Process: The Extreme Loss Of Common Sense

Home office renders company completely lifeless

Following the global trend towards more workspace flexibility, a large telecommunications company has changed more thoroughly than ever expected. The company has offered home working as a standard.  The majority of employees - bored by corporate politics and the lack of real change - have chosen to take full advantage of the proposal. Two months … Continue reading Home office renders company completely lifeless

BLOCKED By The System: Innovation Is Just Too Difficult

An employee given the mission, budget, time and the "freedom" to innovate, has been hindered at every step. The motivated employee, Catherine Ormond, was keen to buy a product as part of a quick technical demonstration.  She wanted to follow start-up logic of fail fast, fail cheap. However, Catherine was blocked at the first hurdle; … Continue reading BLOCKED By The System: Innovation Is Just Too Difficult