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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...
07/06/2020 - Emerging topics of debate and executive decision making during and post COVID19
The current pandemia is making emerge some key topics of debate and for executive decision making around the globe, this article analyses their roots and way whey to deal with them ...( McKinsey...
03/06/2020 - Organizational Identity, Business Scenarios and Strategies: the Foundations for the Restart
On June 3rd 2020, Riccardo Paterni has moderated and presented topics in a webinar part of the series www.illavorocontinua.it ('work endures' the webinar has had over 1600 people watching...
31/05/2020 - Leveraging on organizational culture in remote work
The global pandemia has pushed companies to increasingly and consistently utilise remote work as a way to keep activities going while safeguarding health. This has generated  a whole new way to...
27/05/2020 - "Together we will overcome!" effective management strategies during and post COVID-19
Riccardo Paterni has presented in a relevant webinar (more then 1500 people following and interacting live) of the series organised by Cifa Italia federation to share data, information and...
25/05/2020 - 10 Actions for Italian SMEs for the restart of business and growth post pandemia
Our business partner in 'Itinera Consulting Srl', Dr. Pierpaolo Vannucci has published an ebook dedicated to the business relaunch of Italian SMEs. In particular, the 10 actions for the relaunch and...
24/05/2020 - Survey: the kind of leadership that is needed today...
The current pandemia and the digital transformation that has been happening during the last few years (and that has been accelerated in many sectors because of the pandemia) has contributed to point...
17/05/2020 - Leading through anxiety. Several perspectives and key tools for action
"LEADING THROUGH ANXIETY. Inspiring others when you’re struggling yourself" It is a unique time for hashtagleadership at any level, the higher it is the stronger the changes and unexpected...
15/05/2020 - Digital transformation for Covid 19 and beyond recovery ...
For large and small organisations digital transformation paths are fundamental in defining and developing ways to manage the many business complications during COVID19 and PostCOVID19; this article...
10/05/2020 - Key leadership factors to guide people's in action in organisations post COVID-19
A human needs driven approach to defining concrete leadership steps to take during and post COVID-19.( Harvard Business Review article )
26/04/2020 - Now is the strategic and operational time for e-learning affirmation
The current pandemia has generated a global context in which we have all come to better understand and utilise the potential of remote communication and remote learning; now is the time to implement...
24/04/2020 - Insights and practical actions in reopening manufacturing plants during and post COVID-19
An articulated analysis on practical factors to manage plants during COVID 19 ( McKinsey & Co. article )
23/04/2020 - Leveraging on business ecosystems to manage times of crisis
Times of crisis and complex disruptive change can become an opportunity for growth through leveraging upon the characteristics of business ecosystems ... ( Harvard Business Review article )
15/04/2020 - To overcome times of relevant and uncertainty a driven shared sense of belonging is essential
A sense of belonging in organisation has often been debated as a relevant aspect to organisational development and growth. Today, with the marked changes and uncertainties generated by the pandemia,...
11/04/2020 - Drivers for a reality lived afresh inspired by meaningful conversations I listened to
I find very powerful the Instagram lives organised by Bologna Business School introduced this week by Andrea Pontremoli: he engages friends entrepreneurs and public personalities to share thoughts...
02/04/2020 - RPM network focuses on financial solutions to overcome the slowdown caused by the pandemia and grow beyond it
On April 2nd 2020 RPM network has organised a special video conference event for its members on the topic of financial channels integrating the traditional banking ones.The event has been organised...
28/03/2020 - Key factors to decision making in the current global times of extreme uncertainty and complexity
The current global sanitary emergency has generated the need to tackle decision making from fresh perspectives, here some key pointers ...( McKinsey & Co. article )
22/03/2020 - The key role of leadership in times of crisis, emergency and uncertainty
An in depth articulated view of the key practical factors that make leadership a pivotal aspect in managing times of crisis, emergency and uncertainty ...( McKinsey Article )
08/03/2020 - The many perspectives of organizational sustainability and a global view
Organizational sustainability comes from many integrated synergic factors, an overall global map of companies that point out such integrations ...( Visualcapitalist infograph )
07/03/2020 - Talent Mangent in IT requires a new broader approach
Managing IT projects and resources requires a new way to integrate Talent management with organizational culture and organizational strategy ...( MIT Sloan article )
01/03/2020 - Most Innovative Economies and their factors for development
The Bloomberg annual Innovation Index relevant to the integrated factors that make an economy innovative and determine their ranking. 7 key factors that determine the ranking as a mix of human,...
27/02/2020 - Empowering talent management and career paths
Managing talent and shaping actual career paths (no matter what is the size or the context of the organisation) is a leverage to individual and organisational affirmation ( INC. article )
20/02/2020 - How the digital era empowers eduction development
The schooling, higher education and organisational training system is set to rapidly undergo major empowering changes thanks to digital technologies ...( VisualCapitalist infograph )
28/01/2020 - Skills for the future workforce to shape innovation
To develop innovation in the present and future there are some skills relevant for any sector ...( MIT article )
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