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Sustainability is the capacity to endure; to be diverse and productive over time.
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The Workplaces of Tomorrow Are Winning Today

The Workplaces of Tomorrow Are Winning Today | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
For companies to flourish and become a workplace of tomorrow, they must jettison not just their legacy systems and infrastructure, but also their legacy thinking.
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The Clear Link between Leadership and Business Results (it's not just the CEO)

The Clear Link between Leadership and Business Results (it's not just the CEO) | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it

While a CEO is an important person in any company, our research shows that the real driver of business results is not only the CEO, but also the overall "leadership strategy" itself.

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High Positive Energy Levels – The key to organisational culture!!

High Positive Energy Levels  – The key to organisational culture!! | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it

How effective is our organisation’s culture? While our people are engaged -  why has this not  lead to productivity? What is wrong with our culture ?

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All change: long-term success requires flexibility and co-operation - FT.com

All change: long-term success requires flexibility and co-operation - FT.com | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
Companies, it could be argued, are at the centre of a never-ending battle. In one corner stand the customers, always wanting more bang for their buck. In another are the suppliers, who are seeking the best price available.
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STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP: SHORT-TERM STABILITY AND LONG-TERM VIABILITY - Ivey Business Journal

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP: SHORT-TERM STABILITY AND LONG-TERM VIABILITY - Ivey Business Journal | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
Rare is the business leader who can articulate and instill a long-term vision and manage the day-to-day operations with the requisite obsession for detail.
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Thinking Futures – About Foresight

Thinking Futures – About Foresight | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it

Richard Slaughter defines foresight as “the ability to create and maintain a high-quality, coherent and functional forward view and to use the insights in organisationally useful ways”. Strategic foresight is the capacity that emerges when foresight informs strategy development.

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Leadership for Long-Term Success

The heroic leader is the antithesis of what is needed today. In fact, I believe a broken leadership model across the public and private sectors is a root cause of our current economic troubles. A desire for great heroes has created a leadership vacuum, and companies—or more accurately their CEOs—have come to believe that only shareholder wealth matters.

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The Secret To Apple’s Long-Term Success? It Always Prepares You For The Future

The Secret To Apple’s Long-Term Success? It Always Prepares You For The Future | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
With the next update of iOS to version 5 on October 10th, it’s going to happen again: Apple is going to invent the future by reinventing the past. And we’ll all be ready for it because Apple has spent years preparing us for what happens next.
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Building a successful corporate culture

Values-driven companies are the most successful companies. Why?
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Company of the Year: Long-term strategy is key to success - FT.com

Company of the Year: Long-term strategy is key to success - FT.com | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
If there is one overriding feature that unites the diverse contenders for this year’s Company of the Year award, it is that each has prospered by relentlessly focusing on a clear long-term strategy.
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McDonald's: Cultural Adaptability To Bring Continued Success

McDonald's: Cultural Adaptability To Bring Continued Success | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
The McDonald's (MCD) of the United States is much different than the McDonald's in Japan, China, and India. The company has committed to understanding the preferred foods in specific cultures.
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Innovation is the secret of economic success - Telegraph

Innovation is the secret of economic success  - Telegraph | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
Only by encouraging new ideas and industries can we ensure our future prosperity.
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Is sustainability now the key to corporate success?

Is sustainability now the key to corporate success? | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
Companies that adopted environmental, social and governance policies in the 1990s have outperformed those that didn't...
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The Big Company That Got Nimble

The Big Company That Got Nimble | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
Chinese Appliance maker, Haier Corporation, transformed itself from a small refrigerator maker to the world’s largest appliance company by putting more power...
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Eight I’s of Infinite Innovation

Eight I’s of Infinite Innovation | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
To achieve sustainable success at innovation, you must work to embed a repeatable process and way of thinking within your organization, and this is why it is important to have a simple common language and guiding framework of infinite innovation that all employees can easily grasp. If innovation becomes too complex, or seems too difficult then people will stop pursuing it, or supporting it.
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Immad's New World: Definition of Success

Immad's New World: Definition of Success | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it

"I think people's views on business and personal success are too simple."

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Institutionalization and organizational long-term success

Institutionalization processes have an ambivalent effect on organizational long-term success. Even though they foster organizational stability and permanence, they also bring about rigidity and resistance to change. As a result, successful organizations are likely to lose their competitive advantage over time.

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Company Secrecy Can Damage Long-Term Success

Company Secrecy Can Damage Long-Term Success | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
Edwards feels that there is a legacy left over from the boomer generation, when it was not unusual for executives to gain access to certain kinds of information while other employees were left out in the cold. This is changing, however, she said, partly because younger generations expect the company they work for to develop them.
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Corporate foresight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Corporate foresight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it

Corporate foresight is an ability that includes any structural or cultural element that enables the company to detect discontinuous change early, interpret the consequences for the company, and formulate effective responses to ensure the long-term survival and success of the company.

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Planning for success

The workforce is about to undergo a dramatic shift. With Baby Boomers reaching retirement age and the competition for qualified talent intensifying, companies are beginning to understand the importance of succession management and making it an essential part of their recruitment strategies. In order to survive this demographic shift without a hitch, it is crucial to take into account your strategic vision and corporate culture and pair the needs of your company with those of your top employees to build future leadership.

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Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch

Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it

Culture is a balanced blend of human psychology, attitudes, actions, and beliefs that combined create either pleasure or pain, serious momentum or miserable stagnation. A strong culture flourishes with a clear set of values and norms that actively guide the way a company operates.

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Strategy for Sustainability and Long Term Success

Strategy for Sustainability and Long Term Success | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
Strategy for Sustainability – Long Term Success A Business Manifesto; Environmental Responsibility and Profitability This new approach to strategy shows how businesses can plan for long-term success when resource constraints affect markets,...
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Leadership development: a long-term strategy for business success.

Leadership development: a long-term strategy for business success. | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it

Organizations that have long-established programs to help employees develop their skills and that work to maintain and nurture a diverse and highly-talented workforce have a proven track record of business success and profitability over an extended period of time.

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Adaptability to change will dictate your long term success. | Digital Spark Marketing

Adaptability to change will dictate your long term success. | Digital Spark Marketing | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
A business needs to place lots of small bets … test and try out many ideas to see what works most effectively.
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Best Practice in Corporate Governance

Best Practice in Corporate Governance | Sustainable Success | Scoop.it
Explores the operational issues around corporate governance, giving examples of good practice.
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