This book, which is based on my dissertation for Master of Arts in Leading Innovation and Change, focuses on the Niger Delta Regional Development Master Plan (NDRDMP) as a change strategy and the desirability of its successful execution. It examines props and obstacles to execution of the NDRDMP and makes practical proposals, which should be … Continue reading Making the Niger Delta work: Strategy Execution Tips from the Niger Delta Regional Development Master Plan, Now on Sale
One of the high-points of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, in September 2015, was that world leaders adopted the sustainable development goals (SDGs) as a 15-year plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. In what appeared to be a worldwide consensual call to action on ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring … Continue reading SDGs, the GAPFRAME and Emergent Grand Challenges for C-suite Leaders in Nigeria
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‘The fish rots from the head’ is a phrase widely used to depict organisational failure as the failure of top echelon leadership. While its origin has been a subject of dispute, there is no controversy about its essence. Hence, it forms the basis for the title of Bob Garratt’s bestselling book: The Fish Rots from … Continue reading Bob Garratt’s ‘The fish rots from the head’, justly ties organizational performance to the board’s, but the c-suite equally counts for corporate sustainability performance
Foreword: It seems nearly everyone wants to advance sustainability principles. The problem is, no one really knows what they are. Real sustainability means responsible conservation and stewardship of natural resources. The public relations variety is mostly image-enhancing fluff. Politicized sustainability – the version that’s all the rage on college campuses and among government regulators – […] … Continue reading Politicized sustainability threatens planet and people — Watts Up With That?
My conviction to do doctoral research work with C-suite executives, especially in Nigeria, on advancement of corporate sustainability performance (CSP) is getting firmer with each passing day. The more I reflect on the breadth and depth of problems plaguing humanity, for which business must take the lead in tackling, the clearer I see several reasons … Continue reading Why I Chose to Work With C-suite Executives
Prolific Management expert, Peter Drucker, argued as far back as 1974 that organizations, especially business, are as essential to society as management is to organizations. Likewise, Howard Bowen, one of the earliest advocates of the business of business being beyond business, contended that organizations should go beyond economic pursuits to engage in broader social goals. … Continue reading Why I Propagate Abotu