- How companies like WhatsApp are radically reshaping industries
It’s easy for market leaders to grow complacent when they feel the alternative is to take two steps back before taking one step forward in an effort to find their footing in today’s changing terrain.
As a result, larger corporations in particular become more vulnerable to competitive pressures because they lose strategic focus and don’t see the opportunities their emerging competitors are seeing and seizing.
#leadership #corporateculture #changemanagement
Yes, culture influences cognition, perception , values, beliefs and behaviour etc .
However, the complexities of human behaviour (innate & external) in corporate culture settings will always be linked to management behaviour, corporate performance, structure and strategy.
Whatever the case maybe, corporate culture is very important to understand the organisation vision and mission statement at large .
This is because they have failed to change the underlying culture, the organizational norms within the organization, the piece of the iceberg below the surface that gets forgotten
Company culture has become a standard by which to judge all businesses, new and old.
It is no longer enough to simply have your employees do good work; these days, you need happy employees to do good work, and happy employees come from a rich company culture
- Aarhus School of BusinessM.Sc. (Econ), 1984 - 1987
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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- MeliorateConsultancy & Interim Management, 2008 - present
- Verdo A/SDivision Director & Group Business Development Director, 2009 - present
- AnyComChairman of the Supervisory Board, 2014 - present
- Verdo Renewables LimitedNon-Executive Board Adviser, 2012 - 2014
- TDC A/SBusiness & Financial Improvement Director - Vice President, 2006 - 2007
- Talkline GmbH & Co. KGChief Operating Officer (COO) - Managing Director, 2001 - 2006
- Talkline GmbH & Co. KGProject Director, 1999 - 2000
- Sunrise AGCommercial Project Director, 1998 - 1999
- TDC A/SSales Support Director, 1997 - 1997
- TDC A/SHead of Strategic Business Unit, 1995 - 1996
- DanaData A/SHead of Logistics & procurement, 1992 - 1995
- PC Distribution A/SManaging Director, 1992 - 1995
- DanaData A/SHead of Marketing, 1990 - 1991
- NykreditProject Manager, 1989 - 1990
- Kreditforeningen DanmarkProject Manager, 1988 - 1989
- Kreditforeningen DanmarkMarketing Coordinator, 1987 - 1988
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