Discover a road to self-management inspired by Ricardo Semler's book Maverick, and how this UK-based consulting firm has been through a remarkable transformation to create impact.
Discover what true co-creation means and how we can harness its power to create greater impact. Co-creation may be the latest buzzword in transformation, but we dive into a global example that shows us how its done.
A phrase you will commonly hear in the world of progressive work is “we need to unlearn”. But what do we mean by unlearning? And how does it shape our need to adapt to the future of work?
Discover some of the favourite Semco practices used by our UK Semco Pathfinders team.
Humanising Business: The Future Of Work Started 40 Years Ago 1980: that’s when the foundation was laid for Semco Style Institute and for the passion we put into creating people-centric businesses today. When Ricardo Semler took over Semco, a Brazilian Manufacturer company, he literally redefined the concept of employee empowerment. The management style that Ricardo evolved through years of experimentation proved to be massively successful. The company defied gravity with the rate of its growth, even when the rest of the country was suffering a savage recession. Today, many Semco Style practices are being applied by organisations across the world. Do you really want to become Agile?
If you’re a manager or a C-level executive, take a minute to consider this: Who do you think works for you? An adult who is capable of sound decisions and strong actions? Or a (wo)man-child who needs hand-holding every step of a process? If you chose the first option, you’re probably wrong.
This article briefly explains all five questions; in future articles, we will expand on these.
Agile or self-steering teams are no longer restricted just to the realm of software or IT: Instead, it’s a new management mindset that’s finding more takers and believers every day. However, there’s a huge void between aspiring to become agile and actually being agile as an organisation.
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