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The Iceberg of Ignorance

It all started (so they say) in 1989 when consultant Sidney Yoshida published his study, entitled “The Iceberg of Ignorance.” Allegedly, Yoshida revealed what he saw in the work and leadership habits of Japanese car manufacturer, Calsonic.   The tip of the iceberg He discovered a poor distribution of power and information within the hierarchy. […]

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Evolutionary Leadership | Teal Organisations

The theme addressed will be Teal Organisations, which will be introduced live by Filippo Causero, Foxwin CEO. He will present the objectives of this cycle of events and will interview Francesco Mondora, Co-CEO of Mondora. The programme will then be carried out involving all locations with interventions and facilitation from local experts. Teal Organisations are […]

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Foxwin Interviews: Michele Nencioni

Michele Nencioni Managing Director at Confindustria Udine   Today we are interviewing Michele Nencioini, Managing Director at Confindustria Udine. This organisation set itself the target of improving internal collaboration in order to improve wellbeing. They were able to achieve this through engaging methods with direct participation of employees. In a business like Confindustria Udine, what are […]

Foxwin Interviews: Lydia Alessio-Vernì, Ardiss FVG

Today we are interviewing Lydia Alessio-Vernì, Director of Work and Development FVG (Friuli Venezia Giulia), the first agency in Italy which synergises investment policies with active employment policies, training and professionalisation. Lydia, let’s start from recently. Could you give us an idea of what the responsibility of managing an organisation like Ardiss means to you? […]

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Awareness is Teal

In 2016, I read a book which catapulted me on to the path of company formation: Reinventing Organisations by Frederic Laloux. The book tells of 12 companies, from different sectors and countries, which have completed changed their own internal organisation in the past 50 years. Laloux defines them as the final stage of the evolution […]

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Foxwin Interviews: Nicole Belfanti, Lean Experience Factory

Nicole Belfanti Operational Expert in Lean Experience Factory  Today we are interviewing Nicole Belfanti, Operational Expert at Lean Experience Factory (LEF), training centre in San Vito al Tagliamento (Pordenone), created by the joint venture of McKinsey & Company and Unindustria Pordenone, Confindustria Udine, Polo Tecnologico di Pordenone, Consorzio Ponte Rosso, CCIAA di Pordenone.   We know that LEF – Lean Experience Factory – was established […]

A €100,000 Idea

“A €100,000 Idea,” almost sounds like a game show title from the 80s. Actually, it is the eye-catching name of the challenge created by Cooperativa Animazione Valdocco, who have been involved for years in aid work for social exclusion and unrest in Turin, protecting and managing health and education social services.   “We work mostly […]

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Sustainability in Business: The Shining Example of Ardiss FVG

 It may seem unlikely to connect corporate sustainability and a public body, but not when the increasingly more attentive and aware social group, students, are involved. In Italy, the right to education is constitutionally enshrined in article 34, which affirms that the lack of economic means must not limit the possibility of reaching the highest […]

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Bergamo Discovers that Engaging Employees Means Innovation. And Much More

Valuing People: an Italian Story   Often, we hear of public administration being unable to keep up with the times. Often, civil servants are branded as under-performers, truants, or even swindlers. Often, they are considered incapable or worse, unwilling to keep public best interest at heart.   Often, we are wrong.   We believe that […]

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Two fundamental and powerful actions (which we have forgotten): the search for a reason

Many companies and many people working in companies often forget two basic actions to change the results of their actions. In fact, we are mainly focused on numbers and so, in the uncertainty of market dynamics, we are concerned by the numbers: costs, revenues, variables, profits, investments, salaries, maturities, forecasts. But besides this, is there […]