Ioannis Ioannou

I think that a map of stakeholders could help companies to make sense of the environment they operate in and the levers of influence available to them so that they can forge valuable relationships with all relevant actors. Without a clear understanding of who these players are, which role they have for the organizations and what kind of relationships exist among each other, it is … [ Read more ]

Ioannis Ioannou

I think a good way to think about agility is the ability of a company to strike a balance between their “explorative endeavors” (innovation, R&D, entering new markets) and their day-to-day focus on execution and meeting their margins—what we could call their “exploitative side.” These so-called “ambidextrous organizations” are able to exploit their current position while keeping their eyes focused on their external environment, reacting … [ Read more ]