How To Unlock The Full Potential of Digital Transformation In Your Organization

Digital transformation has become a key focus for many organizations. But is the focus leaders put on digital transformation too limited and consequently leading organizations to miss out on the real potential of digital transformation? That’s the focus of my talk with Cisco Chair and IMD Director, Michael Wade in this episode of my podcast, “Leadership Biz Cafe“.

Michael Wade is the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation and a Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD Business School. He is also the Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco Initiative. Before that, Michael was the Academic Director of the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program in Canada.

Michael has been named one of the top ten digital thought leaders in Switzerland and he has published works on a variety of topics, including digital business transformation, innovation, strategy, and digital leadership. He’s the author of more than thirty case studies and eight books, his latest being “Orchestrating Transformation: How To Deliver Winning Performance with a Connected Approach to Change”, which serves as the focus of my conversation with Michael for this episode.

Over the course of our conversation, Michael and I discuss:

  • The one mistake a majority of leaders make when it comes to digital transformation.
  • What’s behind the high rate of failure seen with most digital transformation initiatives.
  • The four types of change and where digital transformation fits in.
  • What’s a transformation orchestra and how it applies to the way today’s organization operates.

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Tanveer Naseer is an award-winning and internationally-acclaimed leadership writer and keynote speaker. He is also the Principal and Founder of Tanveer Naseer Leadership, a leadership coaching firm that works with executives and managers to help them develop practical leadership and team-building competencies to guide organizational growth and development. Tanveer’s writings and insights on leadership and workplace interactions have been featured in a number of prominent media and organization publications, including Forbes, Fast Company, Inc Magazine, Canada’s national newspaper “The Globe and Mail”, The Economist Executive Education Navigator, and the Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center.

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