Tag Archief van: Organizational Development

Woman looking down - feeling abandonded as a manager

When you talk to business leaders today, you hear more and more that they feel that the middle management of our organizations is in crisis. Senior management feels they are not always managing the organization as effectively with these team leaders.

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Koen Blanquart sprak met mt.be over de oorzaken van de middle management crisis die vele bedrijven voelen. Laten we onze jongere managers in de steek?

focus on work person writing on a notebook beside teacup and tablet computer

In the hybrid/remote world, we seek to develop working processes based on the Async-first process idea. As collaborators in a team that embraces async-first work, we become responsible for managing our work time during the non-synchronous moments. I discuss this at length in my book “The Suitcase Office.” But managing output (or better: outcome) requires organizing oneself to deliver. Being able to focus on work becomes an essential skill.

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Meeting-free days might be the first step in creating a high-performance hybrid workspace. We expect middle managers to be less the controller and more the enabler. Managing information workers means shaping the workplace with the team that allows the outcomes to be produced.

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It’s no secret that the traditional 9 to 5 job is becoming a thing of the past. With the advent of technology, information workers can now work from anywhere at any time. This has led to a rise in freelance and contract work and a trend of people working multiple jobs to make ends meet. So what’s the answer? How do we create an organizational system for this new way of life?
One possible solution is job crafting.

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Koen Blanquart was de gast in de 242ste episode van De Kobe Show. Koen en Kobe discussieerden over leven en werken als reizend manager.


Transnationale Leiders

The war on talent is over: talent heeft gewonnen.

Terwijl we worstelen om competent talent te vinden voor onze organisaties, lijken we een belangrijk punt te missen over de manier waarop we het werk hebben georganiseerd. We managen nog steeds teams alsof we in het industriële tijdperk leven.

De transnationale organisatie creëert een nieuwe werkomgeving, gebaseerd op missie, visie en waarden waar de gemeten uitkomst van teams en mensen het verschil maakt. Het stelt mensen in staat het beste van zichzelf te zijn, en een zinvolle carrière te creëren in een zinvol leven.

  • The war on talent

  • Employee Engagement

  • Objectives & Key Results

  • Asynchroon werken

  • Starten met Transnational Werk