The Case for Re-Shoring to Save the Planet

There are approximately 31 million vehicles on the roads in the UK. They produce a certain amount of pollution each year which receives a significant amount of press coverage arguing the case to reduce the emissions due to climate warming and health effects.

1 (one) cargo ship produces the equivalent pollution of 50 million cars each year. Where should our priorities lie?

Is this not a singularly persuasive argument for re-shoring as much as possible to avoid the lunacy of those long criss-crossing supply chains?

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Quantum Computing as an Analogy for Engaging Interim Executives

So what on earth has quantum computing got to do with the use of interim executives?

Picture taken from The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine: pre-publication

Like the comparison of a quantum computer with a ‘traditional’ one, or comparing a candle with a light bulb, they are different technologies that can be applied to achieve solutions to problems. Not only to create the initial anticipated change or improvement but to enable many more developments than originally anticipated.

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Buying into Change: How to Become Aligned and Agile

When looking at undertaking a major change in any organisation, how the organisation transforms and the level of success achieved depends upon what the people – all the people – are prepared to give up to allow the new approach to become embedded.

Figure: Drivers of Organisational Change Ability (after Coombe 2014 – Change Agility; Readiness for Strategy Implementation.

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Delville Management Interviews Co-Chairman of Institute of Interim Management

In Delville Management’s October ’18 newsletter, the company has interviewed the Co-chair of the IIM, Tony Evans, who talks about some of the highlights of his professional international career as an executive interim.

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How ATMs Become Jackpot Giving Slot Machines.

In 2011, Barnaby Jack (director of IOActve) demonstrated via an MIT Technology video here how it was possible to hijack an ATM, locally or remotely, so that cash could be extracted from it.

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