SOLYP-Blog

The Rock in the Surf

on September 19, 2019


A guest article by Jörg Rietsch

Target-orientated investments, optimising workload and successfully implementing additional company strategies – strategic project portfolio management allows for effective project execution, for example when implementing changes as part of digitalisation and in relation to levelled capacity planning.

Self-motivation: Becoming Independent from Motivation Through Others

on September 04, 2019

A guest article by Prof. Dr. Roman Stöger
 

What gives us meaning? Where does performance come from? What drives people? There are countless suggestions for increasing motivation. At the same time, more and more people are talking about crises of meaning, burnout and loss of motivation. Could it be that a construction error lies in the classic motivational approaches? And what is the alternative? The answer is very simple: self-motivation.

Strategic Portfolio Management as Key Centre Between Strategic Development and Realisation

on July 25, 2019

A guest article by Daniel Trefzer

It is very important for any enterprise development to have a structured flow of information in all directions. The Hoshin Kanri approach with the Catch Ball method is an efficient and effective tool to enhance the strategic portfolio management.

Promoting and Developing the Personality of People

on July 18, 2019

A guest article by Meinrad Arnold
 

Developing and promoting people is a plea against changing the personality of people. It is therefore one of the most important tasks of managers to take people as they are – to find out their strengths and bring them into line with their tasks. Only then they can become active where they can achieve the best results with their strengths.

Digital Leadership – Classic Orchestra and Jazz Combo under One Roof

on May 29, 2019

A guest article by Prof. Dr. Thorn Kring
 

Leadership within the digital transformation is multi-facetted. The claim for a more agile mindset of leaders is frequently uttered – and often even justly. The Great Man at the point of mostly hierarchical leadership systems is to be replaced by leaders who understand themselves as system architects keeping upstage and empowering employees with a corporate mindset by strengthening relationships.

The first hundred days: a successful start at the (first) promotion

on April 25, 2019

A guest article by Prof. Dr. Roman Stöger
 

Success or failure is decided primarily at the beginning of a new job: This applies to career starters, a change to another company and promotion to management positions. Interestingly, almost no one is systematically prepared for this.

Data-based decision-making: tips for managers

on April 04, 2019

A guest article by Dominic Lindner
 

The hype around data is growing day by day and companies are exploring the potential of this data. From autonomous cars, engineering forecasts and chatbots in customer service, data can change entire industries. A potential is also to take decision based on data in the management. Data can provide Managers important decision-making fundamentals.

Essential Leadership Competencies in the Age of AI

on March 22, 2019

A guest article by Milon Gupta
 

As Artificial Intelligence is used more frequently, it has changed our working environment. How these changes happen is an open, designable process characterized by high dynamics as well as opportunities and risks. The only thing that‘s clear is that no organization will be able to ignore Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the long run without detriment to itself.

Manager vs Machine: Essential Skills In Times of AI

on January 30, 2019

In the past years, technology has made huge progress in the field of AI – learning software puts more and more work processes and business models under scrutiny. But in general, digital change also affects the way leadership works. Old leadership dogmas and practices are more and more under pressure to prove their legitimacy and have to be adapted to a highly dynamic environment. 

Trend Monitor 2019: Faster, Higher, Further

on January 16, 2019

The last years have shown how fast technology trends can emerge and sink into oblivion again. Experts say that 2019 could be the fastest year ever. Raise the curtain: We present our three most promising technology trends for 2019!

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