“Employees today are uncorporate individualists. For a CEO, this makes life almost impossible. How do you make an uncorporate culture, yet still meet corporate targets? How do you liberate people, without unleashing chaos? How do you give people a purpose, without imposing an ideology? How do you lead, when everyone’s their own leader? And how do you do it all fast?”
In a report from Wolff Olins based on conversations with 43 global CEO and 400 surveyed employees, the conclusion is that following creative checklist seems to be at play:
Take your place: See yourself and your organisation as a citizen of the universe, not the centre of it.
Let it go: You don’t have to have all the answers, nor should you – let expert practitioners lead the work.
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PlanB has a new owner.
The company has been acquired by Danish Mannaz A/S. (www.mannaz.com)
Mannaz and PlanB have been collaborating through the years and have noticed how rewarding and smooth it has been, almost certainly because our core values coincide. We both work passionately with leadership and organizational development, on the assumption that people are central to everything. Mannaz also means human being. We both have a strong Nordic connection, working with highly effective modern methods of learning – with a solid basis in research.
Our shared values, Mannaz’s efforts to strengthen their position in Sweden and PlanB’s ambition to take on more international assignments constitute the reasons for joining forces.
Our merger establishes a new and strong Nordic operator with international capacity …
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