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Torben Rick
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Social media and the oil spill disaster

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Social media and the oil spill disaster. Key BP social media attacks during the BP oil spill. Dealing with a crisis has totally changed
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You don't build a business - you build people - and then people build the business

#corporateculture #organizationalculture #leadership  
Non-financial factors play a prominent role in influencing employee motivation - Being treated with respect is the most important factor
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Organizations are shadows of their leaders ….. that’s the good news and the bad news

#leadership #leaders #management #organization #corporateculture #organizationalchange  
The organizational shadow impact - The first principle of successful organizational culture shaping – The shadow of the leaders
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Top 20+ must reads on organizational culture

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Top 20+ must reads on organizational culture. Successful execution of strategy depends very much upon the organizational culture.
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Dominant player for more than a decade returns

#technology #smartphone #nokia
From dominant player to one of the many - The era of complacency. The once-dominant player on the market returns
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(www.torbenrick.eu) - Top 20+ change management mistakes to avoid
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Top 20+ social media impact on business

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Top 20+ social media impact on business - Social media attack and failure, Examples of #socialmedia #fails and #attacks
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A strategy that is at odds with a company’s culture is doomed
- Build a culture that supports strategy implementation

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Build a culture that supports strategy implementation. Don't attempt strategic change without considering organisational culture
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Digitization is challenging, undermining, and disrupting how businesses operate
Fast fish eats slow fish - Better swim! - Disruptive change - Being agile is what makes or breaks a company in these new and exciting times.
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The cord cutting movement

#OTT #Overthetop #disruption #disrupt  
The cord cutting movement. Streaming running away from downloads. Streaming is taking over the music business - Disrupt an entire industry
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Companies that provide poor customer service can’t ride out the sit­u­a­tion

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Companies that provide poor customer service. How social media has shifted the balance of power toward customers and away from companies
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Worst culture: Good ideas are seen as a threat

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    M.Sc. (Econ), 1984 - 1987
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Experienced executive with a strong track record in delivering business improvement & performance optimization
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Experienced senior executive, both at a strategic and operational level, with strong track record in developing, driving and managing business improvement and development, change management and turn-around.

Have worked with value-adding leadership and transformation creating simultaneous top line and bottom line growth. The main drivers have been marketing and sales efficiency, improved customer and employee satisfaction, customer service, product management, cross functional business improvements and culture change.

Strong strategic management experience in developing strategic directions.

By constantly challenging the way things are done combined with the organizational refocusing programs have been the key factors in obtaining the results:

► Significant financial improvement
► Increasing customer base
► Increasing service-level - customer service
► Increasing customer and employee satisfaction.

International experience from management positions in Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.

Fluent in Danish, German and English.

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Experienced executive with a strong track record in delivering business improvement & performance optimization
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Business improvement, change management, organizational development, organizational culture, performance improvement, strategy
Employment
  • Meliorate
    Consultancy & Interim Management, 2008 - present
  • Verdo A/S
    Division Director & Group Business Development Director, 2009 - present
  • AnyCom
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board, 2014 - present
  • Verdo Renewables Limited
    Non-Executive Board Adviser, 2012 - 2014
  • TDC A/S
    Business & Financial Improvement Director - Vice President, 2006 - 2007
  • Talkline GmbH & Co. KG
    Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Managing Director, 2001 - 2006
  • Talkline GmbH & Co. KG
    Project Director, 1999 - 2000
  • Sunrise AG
    Commercial Project Director, 1998 - 1999
  • TDC A/S
    Sales Support Director, 1997 - 1997
  • TDC A/S
    Head of Strategic Business Unit, 1995 - 1996
  • DanaData A/S
    Head of Logistics & procurement, 1992 - 1995
  • PC Distribution A/S
    Managing Director, 1992 - 1995
  • DanaData A/S
    Head of Marketing, 1990 - 1991
  • Nykredit
    Project Manager, 1989 - 1990
  • Kreditforeningen Danmark
    Project Manager, 1988 - 1989
  • Kreditforeningen Danmark
    Marketing Coordinator, 1987 - 1988
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Hamburg
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Zürich - Aarhus - Odense - Nordborg
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The share economy is entering the children's room
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The share economy is entering the children's room - By harnessing the power of the mobile Internet, new companies are encouraging their cust

A technology driven change - The collaborative economy
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Only two decades ago exchange existed completely offline. Now the sharing economy is making mainstream headlines - A technology driven chang

Shared economy - Collaborative consumption - The sharing economy
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Shared economy - collaborative consumption - collaborative economy - the sharing economy

The sharing economy has hit the water - peer-to-peer boat sharing
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A new breed of boat-sharing services is entering the market. The sharing economy has hit the water - peer-to-peer boat sharing - Torben Rick

Do you want backlash and negative comments from customers
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Do you want backlash and negative comments from customers? Don't use national tragedy to promote your products - Torben Rick

A new way to use social media to take on a big corporation
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Customer buying a promoted tweet against British Airways for losing bags - A new way to use social media to take on a big corporation - Torb

Just another corporate social media failure
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Just another corporate social media failure - this time a marketing mess-up from AT&T. A social media presence is not a billboard - Torben R

Top 20+ awesome quotes on change management
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Change readiness is the new change management - Top 20+ quotes on change management for your change management initiative - Torben Rick

Will access to assets be the new ownership
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Netflix altered the way people consume movies, Oyster are trying to impact the way people read. Will access to assets be the new ownership?

Top 5+ disruptive change questions - How to disrupt your industry
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Top 5+ elements in disrupting your industry - How to disrupt your industry? Top 5+ disruptive change questions - Torben Rick

The sharing economy - Transform to avoid business disruption
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The sharing economy startups are disruptive because they are driven by a desire to solve an unsolved problem. Transform to avoid business di

Sharing economy - Yours, mine - no matter: sharing instead of owning
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The Internet has kicked sharing to new heights - Yours, mine - no matter: sharing instead of owning - Torben Rick

Fail to understand the power of social media
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The power of social media - Even a high tech company like Intel can fail to understand the power of social media in the hands of activists -

How not to use hashtags to market products and services
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How not to use hashtags to market products and services, to improve positioning in search results, to boost hit rate - Torben Rick

Neighbors used to share a cup of sugar
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Neighbors used to share a cup of sugar. Nowadays there are several websites dedicated to connecting neighbors to share items - The sharing e

In the sharing economy building trust is key
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In the sharing economy building trust is key. Technology creates the social glue for trust to form between strangers - Torben Rick

In the sharing economy convenience is a huge factor
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In the sharing economy convenience is a huge factor. Sharing a drill just isn't convenient - but the sharing economy isn't just about sharin

Slideshare presentation: Business disruption is sweeping
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Business disruption is sweeping. Not since the Industrial Revolution have we seen a longer or broader list of companies whose business model