Wednesday, 03 December 2014 18:12

From bottom to top: Turning around the top team

There are many interesting observations and comments in this interview about the turnaround of Consumer Lifestyle sector of Philips, the Dutch technology group in response to harsh trading conditions and a lack of investment, but the phrase that stopped me in my tracks was this one about the role of an executive team.
‘…the top team—that handful of senior executives who provide the energy, inspiration, and vision for any enterprise.’

Recently I have seen top teams expend more energy politicking, competing with each other, arguing and back biting than I have seen them sending positive energy out into their organisations.

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  • Topic: Managing Performance

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