Implementing Asset Finance and Leasing Administration software

We have multiple years of experience implementing Contract Management, Proposal Management, Wholesale Administration and Finance and Leasing Point of Sale systems. The process is never easy and often under-estimated in terms of resource utilization (and allocation); time; and (as a result) budget. There are some key elements of success – which should not be forgotten and are simpler to set out than you might think! The fact that they are simple to set out however – does not make them easy to implement as they are not hard, procurement acquired elements of a project. These are soft factors – centered around people

  • Project Sponsorship, Leadership and Executive involvement
  • Project Management, Steering and Decision-making
  • Compromise – 100% or 80:20?; Quality vs time; Quality vs Go-live

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The role and relevance of an adaptive leadership style in the process of organisational unlearning in corporate organisations (extract)

The below is an extract from my authored essay. Please contact us for the full document

The pace and volume of change in today’s corporate world has never been greater and looks likely to continue to increase. One of the early researchers into the subject, Kurt Lewin, who has often been referred to as the father of social psychology (Burnes, 2004), introduced the notion of unfreezing, moving (or learning), and refreezing as a model of permanent change in organisations (Lewin, 1947). The concept still has significant validity today (Schein, 1996;, Cummings, Bridgman and Brown, 2016), although there are critics who maintain that to have a constant process of re-freezing is too slow for the dynamics of today (Child, 2015). In the context of organisational learning (“OL”), and organisational unlearning (“OU”) there is an important connection via the wording. In Lewin’s model, un-freezing is not seen as a negative process (as often the use of the prefix un- implies). It is a constructive and necessary process in order to prepare an organisation and its members for change – it creates a pre-condition or stimulus for change. In another context – for example the work of futurists – the concept has been expressed equally constructively, “Because as US writer and futurist Alvin Toffler says: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn” (Follows, 2016, p35).

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