How to utilize Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Motivational Model for Change

Social Psychology is of great use for everybody that is about to plan a Change. Therefore I decided to start a new series that features some thoughts on Social Psychology and its concepts and theories. This time I want to talk about “Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Motivational Model” and that you better should know it befor doing … More How to utilize Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Motivational Model for Change

Bunches of Bananas and Lateral Thinking

More than any other situation Change is about cooperation and collaboration. No matter if your company is in serious trouble or just wants to find a new way to line itself up – it always needs people to initiate, moderate, steer, coordinate and live that Change. So what? The problem is that often people simply don´t know how to cooperate. Of course people cooperate on a daily … More Bunches of Bananas and Lateral Thinking

Book of the Week: The Discipline of Market Leaders

“The Discipline of Market Leaders: Choose Your Customers, Narrow Your Focus, Dominate Your Market” is a book by Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema that has been published by Addison-Wesley in 1997. About the book “The message of The Discipline of Market Leaders is that no company can succeed today by trying to be all things to all … More Book of the Week: The Discipline of Market Leaders

How to utilize McGregor’s XY Theory for Motivation in Change

Social Psychology is of great use for everybody that is about to plan a Change. Therefore I decided to start a new series that features some thoughts on Social Psychology and its concepts and theories. This time I want to talk about the “McGregor XY Theory” and how it can be used in Change Projects… Douglas McGregor’s … More How to utilize McGregor’s XY Theory for Motivation in Change

Bullet Proofing your Plans

More than any other situation Change is about cooperation and collaboration. No matter if your company is in serious trouble or just wants to find a new way to line itself up – it always needs people to initiate, moderate, steer, coordinate and live that Change. So what? The problem is that often people simply don´t know how to cooperate. Of course people cooperate on a daily … More Bullet Proofing your Plans

Beware of Group Attribution Errors in Change

Social Psychology is of great use for everybody that is about to plan a Change. Therefore I decided to start a new series that features some thoughts on Social Psychology and its concepts and theories. This time I want to talk about the  “Group Attribution Error” and that you better should know it befor doing any Change … More Beware of Group Attribution Errors in Change

Better know the Risky Shift Phenomenon before doing Change

Social Psychology is of great use for everybody that is about to plan a Change. Therefore I decided to start a new series that features some thoughts on Social Psychology and its concepts and theories. This time I want to talk about the “Risky Shift Phenomenon” and that you better should know it befor doing any Change … More Better know the Risky Shift Phenomenon before doing Change

Book of the Week: The Death of Competition

“The Death of Competition – Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Business Ecosystems” is a book by James F. Moore that has been published by HarperBusiness, New York in 1996. About the book “Every day in my work I observe companies that are drastically affected by the changing ecology of business competition and that seek ways … More Book of the Week: The Death of Competition