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Global Trends 2030 - Alternative Worlds: A Publication of the National Intelligence Council

This report is intended to stimulate thinking about the rapid and vast geopolitical changes characterizing the world today and possible global trajectories during the next 15-20 years. As with the NIC’s previous Global Trends reports, we do not seek to predict the future—which would be an impossible feat—but instead provide a framework for thinking about possible futures and their implications.

  • Date: 02/11/2016
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How to Unleash the High Potential Talent in Your Organization

Alarmingly, only 13% of senior executives and human capital managers today believe their organizations have ample leadership pipelines. To resolve this gap, the number one strategy of businesses worldwide is to “grow talent internally.” What is the best way to achieve that goal? Are there proven practices around high potential development that every organization can leverage? This e-book is a compilation of blogs and case studies from talent development experts…

  • Date: 05/10/2016
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The Most Innovative Companies 2015: Four Factors That Differentiate Leaders - The Boston Consulting Group

Innovation continues to rise in importance. In the Boston Consulting Group’s tenth annual global survey of the state of innovation, 79% of respondents ranked innovation as either the top-most important priority or a tip-three priority at their company, the highest percentage since we began asking the question in 2005, when 66% sid innovation was their top or among their top three priorities…

  • Date: 04/08/2016
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Redefining Boundaries: Insights from the Global C-suite Study - IBM

So how are C-suite executives (CxOs) tackling the threat of competition from companies in other sectors or with very different business models? IBM’s latest study explores what they think the future holds, how they’re identifying new trends and how they’re positioning their organizations to prosper in the “age of disruption.”

  • Date: 27/07/2016
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Accenture Technology Vision 2016 - People First: The Primacy of People in a Digital Age

We are pleased to present the Accenture Technology Vision 2016, our annual view of the technology trends that will have a profound impact on enterprises for the next three to five years. The critical message from our Accenture Technology Vision 2016 is counterintuitive. While technology is the driver, it’s the people, not just technology, that will transform organizations for the future. Indeed, digital culture and talent is a clear differentiator in a highly competitive business environment and an increasingly digital world.

  • Date: 20/07/2016
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Disruptor and Disrupted: Strategy in the Digital Vortex

The value vampire is a dangerous form of digital disruptor that leaves all other players in the market in turmoil. A value vampire’s defining characteristic is that its competitive advantage serves to shrink the overall revenues or profits (or both) of a market. Value vampires are essentially an extreme form of digital disruption, and their ability to create three fundamental forms of value for customers—cost value, experience value, and platform value—is exceptional.

  • Date: 09/06/2016
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Strategy, Not Technology, Drives Digital Transformation: Becoming a Digitally Mature Enterprise

The ability to digitally re-imagine the business is determined in large part by a clear digital strategy supported by leaders who foster a culture able to change and invent the new. While these insights are consistent with prior technology evolutions, what is unique to digital transformation is that risk taking is becoming a cultural norm as more digitally advanced companies seek new levels of competitive advantage.

  • Date: 06/04/2016
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Global Human Capital Trends 2016 - The new organization: Different by design

After three years of struggling to drive employee engagement and retention, improve leadership, and build a meaningful culture, executives see a need to redesign the organization. This is Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report, based on more than 7,000 responses to their survey in over 130 countries around the world.

  • Date: 09/03/2016
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The Future of Jobs: Employment, Skills and Workforce Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Many of the major drivers of transformation currently affecting global industries are expected to have a significant impact on jobs, ranging from significant job creation to job displacement, and from heightened labour productivity to widening skills gaps. Read the key insights from World Economic Forum.

  • Date: 24/02/2016
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Redefining Business Success in a Changing World: PWC’s 19th Annual Global CEO Survey (2016)

Australia’s CEOs are less confident about growth – both globally and domestically – than they were a year ago. The slowing of China’s economy, sluggish global growth and Australia's own economic readjustment away from mining and commodities, are all weighing heavily on the minds of CEOs. Understandably, they see more threats to growth on the horizon: cyber security is number one, followed by the speed of technological change. As a result, CEOs have increased their focus on getting costs under control.

  • Date: 10/02/2016
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Workplace Of The Future: Global Mobile Workstyles Survey - Citrix White Paper

The future is here right now! The workplace of the future offers mobility, bring-your-own device (BYOD) and innovative workspaces. Are you ready? Check out some of the current and future trends.

  • Date: 27/01/2016
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Tracking The Trends 2016 - The Top 10 Issues Mining Companies Will Face In The Coming Year

A great exposé into the future trends of the mining industry which can be used as a case study for any other industry. A must read if you want to ensure your organisation is wanting to grow in this new climate of market instability. Some key areas in this paper include 1. preparing for exponential change, 2. looking for the silver lining, 3. preparing for inevitable change, and 4. changing the nature of stakeholder dialogues.

  • Date: 20/01/2016
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Innovation State of Play - Mining Edition 2015

In this report, Monitor Deloitte and Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) team up to present the findings from their joint study of current perspectives on innovation in an age of rising costs, multiplying risks, increasing environmental concerns, escalating activism and shrinking margins. The general consensus? Innovation is no longer a luxury and is the key to an organisation's survival.

  • Date: 20/01/2016
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How do I Build Leadership Capabilities to Drive Performance?

Building leadership capabilities is a powerful way to win competitive advantage. Targeted, business-oriented leadership development programs help companies accelerate priority projects, drive major turnarounds, and continuously improve their execution across the globe. Yet few get it right

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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Managing Tomorrow's People: The Future of Work to 2020

This PricewaterhouseCoopers publication explores the future of people management: the talent crisis, an ageing workforce in the western world, the increase in global worker mobility and the organisational and cultural issues emerging from the dramatic pace of business change. How will these issues evolve and what will organisations need to do to adapt and stay successful?

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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AON: 2015 Trends in Global Employee Engagement: Making Engagement Happen

The best companies build and sustain a culture of engagement, led by CEOs who understand that employee engagement is not just a “nice to have” but critical to achieving business results. Leaders in these elite organizations also understand that employee engagement is primarily their responsibility.

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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Deloitte: A Global Diversity Dividend

Diversity isn’t a form of political correctness, but an insurance policy against internally generated blindness that leaves institutions exposed and out of touch.

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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Knoll Workplace Research: Five Trends that Are Dramatically Changing Work and the Workplace

Many organizations are formalizing “Alternative Workplace” programs that combine non-traditional work practices, settings and locations. The 5 trends include: 1. The continuing distribution of organizations 2. The availability of enabling technologies and social collaboration tools 3. The coming shortage of knowledge workers 4. The demand for more work flexibility 5. Pressure for more sustainable organizations and workstyles

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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The Challenges Leaders Face Around The World: More Similar Than Different

What are the challenges of those who are leading from the middle and executive levels of organizations? Many people speculate about them. Our research at the Center for Creative Leadership  (CCL®) has found out what these challenges are from a proven and reliable source—from the words of those leading from the middle and executive levels of organizations facing these challenges every single day. Though they come from all parts of the world, these leaders consistently face the same six challenges: 1. Developing Managerial Effectiveness 2. Inspiring Others 3. Developing Employees 4. Leading a Team 5. Guiding Change 6. Managing Internal Stakeholders and Politics

  • Date: 15/01/2016
  • Category: Organisational Capability Strategy
  • Tags: Leadership, Executives, Organisations, Challenges

Global Human Capital Trends 2015: Leading in the New World of Work

Global organizations today must navigate a “new world of work”—one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership, talent, and human resources. In this new world of work, the barriers between work and life have been all but eliminated. Employees are “always on”—hyperconnected to their jobs through pervasive mobile technology.

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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Oracle/Accenture White Paper: Are We There Yet? What’s Next for HR

Most HR professionals have made enormous progress in the last few decades in their professional stature and contribution to business success. But, the journey ahead continues with the direction of continuing to deliver value more than having a single point-in-time destination of when that value has been accomplished. In the spirit of simplicity, let me suggest steps in the journey ahead and discuss them accordingly...

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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HBR Spotlight: Capitalizing on Capabilities by Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood

What people respect about companies is not how they are structured or their specific approaches to management, but their capabilities - an ability to innovate, for example, or to respond to changing customer needs.

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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