The Silo Effect - A Conversation With Gillian Tett
Christian Madsbjerg and Gillian Tett, author and U.S. Managing Editor at the Financial Times, talk about silos, tunnel vision in major coporations, and why bright people do stupid things.
Gillian Tett's new book: 'The Silo Effect:The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers' looks at how silos are in the way of innovation and successful adaption to ever changing markets, and uses insights from eight organizations to share how silos can be overcome.
Christian Madsbjerg and Gillian Tett, author and U.S. Managing Editor at the Financial Times, talk about silos, tunnel vision in major coporations, and why smart people do stupid things.
Kristian Villumsen is senior vice president of global marketing for Coloplast, an international company that makes medical devices related to ostomy, urology and continence, and wound treatment.
Innovation inside many of these companies is characterized by strong teamwork across disciplines, business units, and professional functions. There is a very widespread idea that innovation is driven by a lonely genius, a specific department, or a very special group of innovation champions, but this does not appear to be the case in these high-performing cultures.
While on a Sensemaking book tour in Japan, ReD Associates Co-Founder Christian Madsbjerg sat down with Diamond Harvard Business Review’s Special Editor-in-Chief, Yuka Yamazaki to share the origins of ReD’s sensemaking process, why it requires human intelligence (not AI), and what sensemaking can do for businesses both in Japan and elsewhere around the world. This is a translation from the original Japanese interview.
In this review of the most recent book by ReD Associates co-founder Christian Madsbjerg, Forbes contributor Michael B. Arthur provides a broad overview of Sensemaking, including theories about the concept from organizational behavior scholar Karl Weick. This is an excerpt of the review.
Michele McGrath talks to Helen Thomas, the Business Editor of BBC Newsnight, about the future of the British highstreet in this segment of the show.