Silodenken

Hören Sie alle Episoden auf Apple Podcasts oder Stitcher … Silodenken.Herzlich willkommen zur neuen Folge von „Mittelmaß und Wahnsinn“, dem Podcast über den Spagat zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit in unseren Unternehmen, über die stetig weiter werdende Lücke zwischen Reden und Realität. Diesmal geht es um einen Mythos, nein um einen…

Cookie wise and success foolish

Cookie wise, success foolish.Recently I met — completely unrelated — a number of people who told me “My (new) boss is obsessed with numbers”. “Well”, I thought, “very good!”. Being obsessed with numbers is not the worst thing for a boss (besides being obsessed with people). After all, it’s business…

THAT Project

THAT project.This is another confession and another apology. I cast that stone many times. Not openly. No, much more subtle. Well trained in the refined behaviours of (corporate) politics. It’s hardly an excuse that almost everybody does it. Almost regardless of rank and title. That deteriorating project I am talking…

Hinterfragen statt glauben

Hören Sie alle Episoden auf Apple Podcasts oder Stitcher … Hinterfragen statt glauben. „Mittelmaß und Wahnsinn“, das Buch und der Podcast über den Spagat zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit in unseren Unternehmen, über die stetig weiter werdende Lücke zwischen Reden und Realität. Vom oberflächlichen Umgang mit Daten Heute geht es um…

AI is different

AI is different. Artificial Intelligence is the fuzz all around the shop these days. Rightly so. If there has ever been disruption in the making, then AI is it. Yet, if it comes to management, there is still the notion that this is “just another tool”. Another tool like the…

Data is overrated

Data is overrated. “Data is the new oil”, the catch phrase goes. But even more important than collecting and cleansing data, is finding ways of putting them to use. Without the invention of the combustion engine, synthetic fibre, plastic, … oil would be hardly as valuable as it is to…

Clone Wars

Clone wars. In “Mittelmaß und Wahnsinn” (Mediocrity and Madness), I tend to struggle with many things around how we manage Human Resources in our big organisations. The notion that humans should not be reduced to being mere resources like — say — a waggon load of steel is hardly new…