The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Start Sense Making
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Start Sense Making

The five senses of modern companies are given by organization, digitalization, collaboration, agility, and personalization. The senses interfere with each other when we use them to form modern companies. Analogue to the human senses, where taste, touch, sight, hearing, and smell respond to specific stimuli, a sixth sense evokes the reception of information not gained …




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Personalization
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Personalization

Passion is something, which does not come from structures. Mindsets are related directly to people. This chapter could have the title personality, human nature, or individualism as well. Personalization is framing and decorating new approaches to cope with complexity, continuous change, and increasing uncertainties. It is a very important sense of modern companies.




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Agility
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Agility

Change enforces agility. The purpose of this sense in an environment of continuous change is that obvious, that many good explanations can be found in the internet already. Before I point at them and close this chapter, let’s have a quick look at the implementation of agility…




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Collaboration
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Collaboration

Collaboration is the third of five senses of modern companies. It sits in the middle – by purpose: collaboration is a link, which keeps everything together and enables us to have many different people working for the same objectives, forming an organization which can adapt and foster change.




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Digitalization
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Digitalization

Digitalization probably is the most challenging aspect when looking for senses of modern companies. It is addressing the use of infrastructure for enabling continuous change, even though technology is not the dominant topic for digitalization. Moreover we need to consider the contribution of digitalization to change management. While new possibilities allow the establishment of new processes, it …




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Organization
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Organization

We start the journey into the five senses of modern companies with a look at the organization, as it is the backbone of success and the enabler of growth. While organizations often imply the definition of hierarchies, it is important to understand the purpose and the value of an organization. And yet success cannot be …




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – from Organization to Personalization
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – from Organization to Personalization

What are the ingredients for a successful company? A sense for business, understanding market potential, innovation, a strong believe in visions and ideas, and strategies to grow can be extremely relevant. But there is more to look at, as we are facing continuous changes and success will be temporary if fail to adapt. Only if we make …