New economy and old management habits

new-economy-620x380Is the leading start-ups management model not cutting it anymore ? Let’s face it, I’ve never really be part of those who have praised these types of management models, which often is more a myth than reality. Business model and management are two different things. So if start-ups can now teach companies new things about business models and customer focus, this is not really the same story for management. But when the business reaches out, what is left?

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Nouvelle économie et vieilles recettes de management ?

new-economy-620x380 Le vent est-il en train de tourner pour le fameux modèle de management des start-ups tant acclamé ? Disons le tout net, je n’ai pas vraiment été de ceux qui ont encensé ces types de modèles de management, qui bien souvent tiennent plus du mythe que de la réalité. Business model et management sont deux choses différentes. Donc si les start ups ont des choses à apporter côté business model et focus client, cela n’est pas vraiment la même chose côté management. Mais quand le business se tend, que reste-il ?

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Social engagement : from internal to external

self-organizationThis post is part of a longer article published in a white paper (in french) dedicated to collaborative enterprise trends and sponsored by box. I don’t publish here the definition of collaboration and state of collaboration inside enteprise which was the beginning of the article.

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Social business : Fire all the managers won’t change the enterprise

manager-destabilises Many people think that it is very hard to engage  manager in social business project even if they are a corner stone of a digital transformation. Because it is not only about the implementation of a social enterprise network, but about transforming the organization and its business processes and management methods. I already wrote about it a few time ago and here too. But it is still valid, and during a conference devoted to the evolution of management, someone asked me at the end of my presentation on leadership in networked organization, how to integrate front managers. Here is a quick anwser, even there is not a single way or only one solution.

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