In this paper, we explore the What It Takes To Win model to show how it can be applied to help teams identify the performance-related elements required for a defined level of success to be achieved.
Quite correctly, the protest movement around systemic inequality focuses on the ethical dimensions of such ingrained bias. However, there is also a strong business case in favor of fighting discrimination within our institutions and organizations.
As with the mythical beast, a Unicorn leader is considered to be so rare and to possess such magical powers that it becomes an iconic entity to be pursued at any cost. And therein lies the problem – at any cost. Magical leaders come at a price both financially and organizationally.
The current pandemic provides an opportunity for a forensic application of a functional analysis to the entire organizational structure. To do so, it’s worth taking a look back in order to look forward more effectively.
The current pandemic has seen a resurgence of interest in scenario planning as organizations struggle with an unpredictable future and seek ways to manage the present and prepare for the unknown.