NEETs refers to young people who are ‘Not in Employment, Education, or Training‘. NEETs is a phenomenon the developed, developing, and underdeveloped countries are increasingly facing. NEETs’ pause for countries significant social and political risk – no country would like… Read More ›
Effective organizations can be compared to a modern vehicle – it has many parts, some moving and others static. Yet, all parts have been put together in a system, to deliver a certain: amount of horse-power, comfort, specific niche like ‘4×4′ off road, town runner, or heavy goods carrier. Every part of a vehicles’ system has a role it plays in making the vehicle meet its niche-standard.
Effective strategy, and note the word EFFECTIVE, is the art of defining the vehicle, the value the vehicle brings to the buyer, and assembling all its moving and static parts, to meet the demand of the buyer.
Strategy is a fascinating art, whose success depends on how EFFECTIVENESS is delivered in organizations
The Effectiveness Lab started the year 2016 discussing soft-marketing as well as asking why companies spend millions on hard and not soft–marketing. Companies should get the same outcomes or even more, if they invest company resources, both money and time, in developing… Read More ›
This blog continues the Effectiveness Lab’s January 2016 theme of soft-marketing tools and the fact that companies have not always paid enough attention to them; this, much as it would save companies millions in hard-marketing cost. Last weeks’ blog discussed… Read More ›
In last weeks’ blog the Effectiveness Lab discussed soft-marketing and the efficacy and value it brings to companies, via high quality and targeted customer services. We asked why companies, and some colossal corporates at that, spend millions on hard-marketing and miss… Read More ›
Series 3 of Development and its strategy-myopia blog concluded with the question: Does your International Civil Society Organisation (ICSO) have the architecture to effectively house and sustainably operate a critical-configured organisation? The Effectiveness Lab in this final series of the strategy-myopia… Read More ›
Series 2 of the Strategy-Myopia monologues explored the International Civil Society Organisation (ICSO) identity and showed how identify-compliance can enhance viability at the ICSO. Stopping strategy-myopia monologues at the ICSO starts with defining and complying to identity – hard I know,… Read More ›
In this second series of the strategy-myopia monologues, the Effectiveness Lab shifts its attention towards an important but often overlooked aspect of a viable organisation, identity. In series one, the Effectiveness Lab asked whether the International Civil Society Organisation (ICSO)… Read More ›
Why are development and its party-goers so fascinated with keeping with ‘what they know’ and not ‘what they don’t know’? Quite a blind spot and one would imagine that it is only a matter of time before the industry is… Read More ›
Have you observed that, increasingly, the HR function at the modern organisation is requested to recruit staff for other functions, but by the time such staff are selected, their skills are no longer a requirement for the organisation? That is… Read More ›