Showing posts from August, 2020

Is KPI's innovations nemesis?

Why is innovation perceived as so much easier in startup-land?   The focus of this article is on the application of # data for # growth through # innovation . The insights are independent of company structure or leadership. The prime recommendations are:  One. Discover and break the right number of critical links between outcomes and rewards/ incentives. Two. Find and modify reinforcement linkages between outcomes and culture so that all questions can be rewarded + + + + + +  Figure 1 details the blocks that are used in the diagrams which will describe the systems of innovation. The blue circle is choice or a decision-making block; the grey squares are where people are involved in the system, and the oval shape is the beginning or end of a process. Figure 1: explaining the blocks Figure 2 presents a generic & simplified innovation process in startup-land. The purpose is not to explain all innovation in all startups, but to identify critical differences to the corporate world and

When did forced consent become good governance?

I have been invited to a seminar on “The Importance of ESG Post-Covid” ESG being environment (environmental), social (society) and governance. Surely the organiser, a leading network for independent non-executive directors, had considered what being forced into consent means. How can anyone speak to governance when the basics of their own process is flawed? The question, “when did forced consent become good governance?”