– Define parallel thinking – Identify each of the six hats – Learn how to ask a good question – Apply six hats method to problem solving
The Myers Briggs Type Indicator comes from Jungian psychology and was developed by a mother and daughter team during World War II in England.
What is Leadership ? – Continually reinvented & evolving shift from controlling and directing an organization within a stable industry to facilitating and exploring the new opportunities, structures, and management styles to meet changing & uncomfortable business environment – Orchestrating businesses or parts of businesses to match the shifting mix of market opportunities. – Adding, … Continued
The Information Technology Piec: – The changes taking place today in enterprise strategy, structure, and processes all require the enablement of technology. – Building a complete picture needs thorough understanding of IT and its potential, and the impact and influence to/from different dimensions. – As a result, IT will never again be an afterthought that … Continued
Leaders vs Managers: – Leadership is chiefly about dealing with the intangibles and the most frustrating situations in the organization. – Leadership is an important function of management which helps to maximize efficiency and to achieve organizational goals.
IT strategy development: There are two ways of viewing IT strategy development: – IT as a support to business strategy – IT as a critical driver of business transformation.
The puzzle frames ||: – All managers must start with the same four pieces: strategy, information technology, structure, and leadership. – Organizations differ not according to the number of pieces they choose to use in completing their specific puzzle, but as a result of the different shapes of the pieces they choose. – Solving the management puzzle, consists … Continued
The puzzle frames : According to Drucker (1998) “now we are entering a third period of change: the shift from the command-and-control organization, the organization of departments and divisions, to the information based organization, the organization of knowledge specialists” (p 18-19).