[Copyright, Steven Lesser, Infoworks 2008 ]
Success Factors for Getting the Work Done In Today's Corporate Environment
Our research over the past five years has focused on the question: “What competencies are required for corporate personnel to be successful in today’s corporate environment?”
We have asked this question of over 1500 persons – from line supervisors to CEO’s in diverse industries including financial, manufacturing, retail, and consulting. Data collection strategies included one-on-one interviews, focus groups and mailed surveys.
As we analysed this information with our customers, often for the purposes of strategic planning or curriculum development, it became useful to classify a number of these success factors into two broad and somewhat overlapping strategies for getting things done, as illustrated in figure 1: