Having a basic understanding of what a strategy is and how to develop one is an important asset for every professional. In this CQ Dossier we provide you with an introduction on how strategies work and how you can develop one.
Over the last thirty years, the psychological contract between employer and employee has changed because of globalization and major advances in technology. This CQ Dossier focuses on the concept of psychological contracts and raises several important questions such as what is a psychological contract and how does it work?
Lean management is a philosophy with a proven track record of improving efficieny and performance in organizations. In this CQ Dossier, we have a look at the foundation of lean management, the principles behind it and and its benefits.
Changes in technology and the workplace have resulted in an increase in virtual teams. These teams may seem similar to regular, offline teams - but they require a nuanced set of skills and a deep understanding to be managed successfully. In fact, this is a key skill relevant for the 21st century knowledge economy. This CQ Dossier describes how leaders can effectively manage virtual teams and introduces a fresh set of skills to facilitate virtual team effectiveness. The dossier draws on research and theory on leadership style and virtual teams.
In this CQ Dossier we have a look at different approaches to stakeholder management in complex projects. We provide key take-aways based in a review of theory and research in the area of stakeholder management theory and practice.
This CQ Dossier describes leadership competencies and why they are an important foundation for organizational effectiveness. We describe some core models and also provide practical examples of leadership competencies profiles developed in different industries.
High-performance teams perform better and keep their team members more satisfied than regular teams. In this CQ Dossier, we introduce you to the main characteristics of high-performance teams and make recommendations on how to develop such teams.
Change is an inevitable, all pervasive part of life and organizations need to predict and plan for future changes. People are programmed psychologically to resist change as they prefer status quo and familiar situations, dislike cognitive dissonance, and abhor the unknown. We have a look at change resistance, why it is important and how to overcome it in this CQ Dossier.
There is much to learn about how professionals and organizations can effectively weather the storm during a crisis such as the current Covid-19 pandemic. Organizational resilience and the practices associated with fostering it are key to managing disruption.