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18/01/2021 - Carlos Tavares becomes the new relevant player in global automotive; unique profile
Carlo Tavares has just become the CEO of the new global automotive player: Stellaris. He has shown a steady track record as top automotive manager fuelled by a driving passion for the cars and...
15/01/2021 - Key traits of innovators in complex changing environments
Innovators have an ever more relevant role within todays social and economic changes and complexities, some personality and behavioural traits that foster innovation can be identified and developed...
10/01/2021 - Priorities without strategy are a path to nowhere ...
Too often we confuse action on priorities with proper organizational strategy. Strategy is about defining a path for growth given context, resources and opportunities; priorities set without these...
07/01/2021 - Organisational growth and leadership: the essential role played by THE WHY factor...
More than ever, within complexity and change, leadership is needed for small and large organizations in order to define and pursue a growth path; it all starts with clarifying THE WHY of the...
04/01/2021 - The key leverages of talent development in SMEs
Increasingly talent development represents a key factor to organizational survival and growth. Small and Midsized Enterprises characteristics generate the necessity to frame a unique perspective in...
03/01/2021 - Leadership lessons from 2020 challenges ...
2020 challenges, uncertainties and multifaceted complexities have made more relevant than ever the role of a leadership capable to stimulate objective awareness and determined action to survive and...
30/12/2020 - Leadership and gender within uncertainty and complexity
An interesting, revealing, in depth research on leadership and gender in time of crisis ...(Harvard Business Review article)
28/12/2020 - Insights from the latest Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum
The road to the recovery on a global scale goes through capabilities set to develop innovation ecosystems ...(full report World Economic Forum)
22/12/2020 - Happy Holidays and a Prosperous and Healthy 2021 !!!
It is all about: Knowledge for Action & Action for Knowledge! Synergy Pathways Style!Happy Holidays and a Prosperous, Healthy 2021! Synergy Pathways(click above for the video celebrating our...
20/12/2020 - Silicon Valley: roots and developments of a technology and business ecosystem...
It is quite interesting and enlightening to follow the roots and developments of a relevant technology and business ecosystem as Silicon Valley, many lessons to learn, inclusive the ones relevant to...
17/12/2020 - Business Development Strategy nowadays is all about adaptability to change...
The current pandemia has accelerated dynamics of change originating from several factors and business strategy nowadays is all about showing pragmatically the capability to adapt ...(MIT Sloan...
13/12/2020 - Digital transformation does not begin from technology, rather from the proper organizational culture
The struggles to implement organizational transformation are caused by an organizational culture not yet suited for this change rather then the effectiveness of technological tools ...( MIT Sloan...
10/12/2020 - The power and necessity of diffused leadership in Italian SMEs
(original article published on NubessHR blog)La forza e la necessità della leadership diffusa nelle PMI italiane.    In questa intervista esclusiva a Riccardo Paterni, un esperto...
08/12/2020 - How science has generated marked progress in motorsport safety
How Romain Grosjean was able to pull himself out the horrific crash during the recent Bahrain F1 Grand Prix has brought many of us to thing about a miracle. At the basis of this miracle there are...
06/12/2020 - Global trends accelerated by the pandemic
The social and business adaptation to the current global pandemic has generated the acceleration of a series of relevant trends that are having a sizeable impact in terms of social dynamics and...
29/11/2020 - The latest trends in sustainable fashion from an Italian craftsmanship and creativity perspective
Innovation drives sustainability within the fashion industry in Italy evolving from rooted craftsmanship and creativity traditions ...( Financial Times article )
22/11/2020 - The pandemia has forced many organizations to review their purposes, are these changes bound to stay?
Dealing with the complexities and emergencies of the pandemia has driven change in many organizations' purposes. Has the time concretely come for a stake holder focus on business development and its...
15/11/2020 - Questions that make a difference in hiring people set to grow and make the organization grow ...
The current pandemia has accelerated many processes of change within organisations at a global level. Such changes are underlining the relevance of the human factor to effectively seize opportunities...
11/11/2020 - Skills for the future, the future is now...
A relevant international survey on the future of work as pointed out what are the raising professions  and the relevant skills needed ...( World Economic Forum article )
06/11/2020 - Automotive at a turning point for technology and manufacturing processes; VW CEO frames the context
30/10/2020 - How COVID19 has generated new business models in fashion
The way that the fashion industry is reacting to the changes determined by the pandemia is shaping new trends that are set to have lasting changes even beyond the specific industry itself...( Fast...
25/10/2020 - A global perspective on successful female entrepreneurship
Female entrepreneurship is increasingly generating effective ventures from an international perspective ...( Visual-capitalist article )
20/10/2020 - The empowering strengths of empathy within nowadays complexities
Empathy can be learned and improved at the individual level and it can have a marked positive impact in dealing with the many personal, professional and collective complexities we are facing daily...
09/10/2020 - Internazionalization at the time of a global pandemia: barriers and opportunities
The current pandemia has had a marked, at times halting, impact on international business development. Within these complexities and barriers new opportunities emerge, opportunities that require a...
01/10/2020 - ItaInd project fully operational in Pune offices!
ItanInd is a unique project mixing Italian and Indian cultures from creativity and technological perspectives to generate powerful value innovation for 21st century education and training in various...
27/09/2020 - Innovation Global Hotspots, a report from The Economist
A freshly released report by The Economist Intelligent Unit points out 5 global innovation hotspots cities: Beijing , Tel Aviv, Toronto, Los Angeles and Paris with several emerging areas of...
23/09/2020 - It is frugal innovation time!
The dynamics of frugal innovation represent, more than ever, a key factor to sustainable development; an interesting article that summarises its key traits.( Forbes magazine article )
20/09/2020 - Are companies' boards ready for the needed stakeholder approach to business?
A stakeholder focus on business, that goes well beyond the shareholder one, by now (also because change acceleration set by the pandemia) it is not simply advisable rather it has already shaped up to...
09/09/2020 - Innovation and progress. A perspective on Silicon Valley for refection ...
Silicon Valley by now has been for decades the symbol of innovation worldwide. This interesting article (drawn from an upcoming book) questions the basis of this shifting the focus of innovation on...
06/09/2020 - The opportunities and limits of the digital transformation underway in our organisations
In many ways digital transformation is well underway in organisations on a global scale and the pandemia contributed to accelerate many of these processes. Yet there are concrete and tangible limits...
02/09/2020 - Practical roots of the ongoing debate over remote work and office work
The current pandemia has generated globally a relevant debate over the reorganisation of work focusing on the practical and sustainable implications of remote vs office work; this is an interesting...
28/08/2020 - The leadership factor that plays a key role in McLaren F1 new competitiveness
The leadership style does make a difference in the way that teamwork is brought to results and a team manages to emerge stronger from complex situations. A case in point in motorsport, within the...
23/08/2020 - Sense of organizational belonging at the time of fluid organization
From the webinar series #illavorocontinua my brief introduction on the foundations that generate an organizational sense of belonging to any size organization. Vision, mission and values...
19/08/2020 - Design Thinking: the driving process and its links with Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
Design Thinking is flowing focused method of context analysis and solutions identification and implementation. Its process mirrors the one of Technology Readiness Level (TRL) made popular by NASA...
16/08/2020 - How to train for key values of human and organizational development and growth
The pandemia has accelerated many change processes that were already underway: technology continues to enhance its role a tool of change yet the role of the human side is increasingly relevant as...
15/08/2020 - The wonders of Italy in a short video produced by CIFA Italia
CIFA Italia has produced this short video celebrating the timeless wonders and uniques strengths of Italy ( link to the video )
01/08/2020 - The lever of organizational identity for organizational growth
From the #illavorocontinua webinar series a section focusing on Riccardo's brief talk on how to effectively develop an organizational identity (inside out) to use as operational and strategic lever...
30/07/2020 - The acceleration of strategic development processes
The COVID19 pandemia has accelerated many processes of change to deal with increasing uncertainties and complexities, this MIT Sloan article points out some key factors relevant to such processes...
26/07/2020 - Coherence is the key lever to organizational culture effectiveness empowerment
Because of rapid change and increasing complexities, organizational culture increasingly represents a key lever to effectiveness; coherence in behaviours is the key empowering factor ...( MIT Sloan...
22/07/2020 - New way of thinking needed ... the future back approach
The pandemia has had an accelerating impact on many change dynamics: uncertainty and complexity have reached higher and higher levels of prominence; dealing with this may require a new way of...
19/07/2020 - The acceleration to progressive change caused by the pandemia and its effects
The current global pandemia has caused an overall acceleration of many factors and elements of change that were in the making from a social, organizational, business model and overall economics...
15/07/2020 - Effective teamwork leveraging on diversity and across generations
An interesting historical sociological and cross generational perspective on work dynamics and teamwork pointing out false myths and effective practices towards marked teamwork performance ...( Jeff...
12/07/2020 - The acceleration of effective organizational decision making and execution is becoming more relevant than ever
The current pandemia has markedly contributed to accelerate, for good and bad, many aspects relevant to business development globally. Rather then resisting these changes we have to embrace hem and...
09/07/2020 - India next step to restart the economy post COVID 19: mergers & acquisitions development ...
An interesting analysis by McKinsey & Co. regarding the current status of India's economic sectors and their opportunities for development ( McKinsey & Co. article )
04/07/2020 - How to support your workforce in critical times
The current global pandemia has generated an international climate of marked change and rapid adaptation to new situations. This has generated the need to manage and support workforce under...
01/07/2020 - Webinar: Development and strengthening competencies through empowerment psychology
The psychology of empowerment method is a relevant tool to develop and boost organizational learning mostly during times of marked change as the current one caused by the pandemia. This webinar...
25/06/2020 - Organizational Culture and remote work: how to establish healthy dynamics
Due to the pandemia, remote work is increasingly part of small to large organizations on a global scale. Organizational cultures are deeply affected by these dynamics and need to be managed...
21/06/2020 - Effective communication in Organizations to create value for clients
Focusing on stimulating an organizational culture that nurtures active listening represents a powerful way not only to improve wellbeing at work, it also generates actual value for clients ...(...
17/06/2020 - Innovative tools to manage and develop Small and Medium sized Enterprises
On June 17th the series of webinars #illavorocontinua (work endures) (organised by Cifa Italia and Fonarcom) has featured a program on the topic “Innovative tools to manage and develop Small and...
10/06/2020 - Going to the roots of technical and organisational Motorsport with Luca Marmorini ...
Franco Nugnes, Editor of motorsport.com Italy, has interviewed Luca Marmorini going to roots and developments of his ongoing career focused on consistent innovation technical challanges to...
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