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  • Getting Agile

    The Synthetron team recently organised a business think tank session on the subject of Business Agility, defined for the session as the ability to react quickly to change.The session gave me pause to reflect, not least about my own agility. Download the report here .   Most of us started the session thinking that more agility would […]

  • The 5 top reasons why it’s difficult to appease members

    Last year, members of FNV (the Dutch worker’s union) gathered at an FNV Allies conference and, contrary to all expectations, voted against a proposition to merge. This once again showed that it’s difficult to gauge the opinion of members, even if they are involved every step of the way.   Why is that? Why do so […]

  • What next for McDonald’s?

    The Economist this week featured an article about McDonald’s. Despite still achieving double the revenue per store of competitors – surely a key profit driver – last year McDonald’s saw like-for-like declines in sales and a loss of market share. The result is pressure on the share price and challenges about strategy. The article showed […]