Is it Better to be a Specialist or Generalist?
Is it better to specialize or be a generalist? This question is one that most people often have to ponder at the start of their career and career progresses. In the corporate world, you’re either a specialist or a generalist. In my post on How…
Corporate Transitions and Remote Work
Remote Work Before the onset of COVID, we had been writing papers, blogs, and even in our book Catalyst: Leadership and Strategy in a Changing World, we have considered the future of remote work, period. Due to advances in technology and updated business practices, the…
Future of Work In a Post COVID-19 World
With the various changes to businesses that have entailed as a result of the devastating effects of COVID-19, one can’t help but wonder if these changes will have a permanent impact on operations. Will businesses adopt these changes as long-term practices? Or revert to old…
Human Capital Innovation
As organizations around the world continue to compete for scarce talents to fill vacant roles, proactive human resources strategies are required to effectively leverage talent and internal innovation.
Bandwidth and the Emerging Network Divide
Robust optical fiber networks are rapidly emerging, which provide new capabilities opportunities for citizens and organizations to connect, and new challenges and planning considerations for public and private-sector leaders.
Finding Gold Among the Gray
Young seniors (ages 65-74), are the fastest growing demographic in the United States, constituting about 9% of the population. Business and public-sector leaders have both an opportunity and a challenge to adjust their products and services to this growing segment.
Leadership and Strategy in a Changing World
New models of organization and strategic planning are required to excel in a environment of rapid change. Catalyst is a call to action for organizations to be more proactive and deliberate about building an informed picture of the future when building strategy.
Augmenting Reality and Transforming Industries
AR is a hybrid visualization technology that combines the real world and the digital world. These technologies will transform the nature of skilled labor, as well as the retail and remote work experience.
Customization at Scale
3D printing allows custom items to be manufactured at price points similar to traditional manufacturing, which will significantly impact the consumer products and inventory management industries.
Aging Workforces and the Politics of Immigration
Many first world countries with aging workforces will ultimately need to incentivize immigration to offset labor shortages, leading to difficult political decisions.