According to professor Henrikki Tikkanen, historical and contemporary leaders share a great deal in common. Words Ville Blåfield, photography Touko Hujanen.
Crowdfunding that raises hundreds of thousands of dollars is a sign of something even bigger at play: a true community. Linda Liukas shares the story of her Kickstarter phenomenon. Photo by Touko Hujanen.
Organizations throughout the world, and especially in developed economies, are looking to use innovations as a way to create new markets or out-compete their competition. These innovations can take many forms, from product to service innovations, business model to process innovations, or from incremental to radical innovations.
There may be room for a Nordic champion in leadership and organizational development. At least, Aalto University Executive Education is striving to test this hypothesis. The company has moved forward decisively since 2011, despite the gloomy economy in all the main markets.
According to my study plan I should be much further with my writing than what the present situation is. But I guess this is how it will be until the final goal is reached. Presumably I should add “hopefully” to “reaching the goal”…