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Monthly Archives: October 2012


The Extent to Which Business Is Prepared for the Forces of Change Continues Becoming Even More Critical

By Mwangi Wanjumbi – Newtimes B. S. CEO & Chief Consultant/Trainer As the Kenya Defense Forces continued their incursions into Somalia, many of us followed each and every piece of writing that reflected their experiences. Personally, I was particularly interested in picking out some elements of military strategy, now commonly applicable to business as well.  There were many interesting lessons that emerged from all the readings. One of them that seemed quite fascinating is the soldiers’ consistent consolidation of their wins. Thus, they allocated times

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Firm Up On Leadership Skills To Perfect On Organizational Delegation Process

By Mwangi Wanjumbi – Newtimes B. S. CEO & Chief Consultant/Trainer The discussion this week is on a seemingly simplistic matter that is nonetheless a major challenge in organizational management. Different organizations have varying experiences, depending on the level of entrenchment of leadership skills. Based on experiences gained from business leadership training programs, delegation, a process of assigning roles and authority has consistently featured as a sensitive and contentious area of management. It affects both organizational performance and relationships as well. Actually, it makes sense

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Learning Organizations Ably Wither Many Storms, Presented by Change Dynamics

By Mwangi Wanjumbi – Newtimes B. S. CEO & Chief Consultant/Trainer As an active company of the year award consultant, I personally visited numerous organizations of varying sizes, ownership and industry orientations. They have ranged from IT, banking, merchandizing, manufacturing, air transport, insurance, health, quasi-government and even non-governmental organizations. Alongside, I have acquired additional learning and hands on experiences on both how organizations actually work, compared to how they are supposed to. Particularly, I have interviewed numerous chief executives and countless senior organizational managers. On

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It Is Advisable To Avoid Deferring Solutions To Continually Escalating Change Oriented Challenges

By Mwangi Wanjumbi – Newtimes B. S. CEO & Chief Consultant/Trainer One of the greatest organizational challenges is change resistance. The world is changing; technology is changing; the competition is now and then taking new dimensions; social cultural dynamics are also impacting heavily on consumers and employees as well. Actually, the business environment is so volatile,  such that it inevitably demands strategic approaches of making the best out of the same. But what is happening in organizations? Are people changing to align with the dynamics

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