Organizational growth can be based on a number of different strategies, including growing capacity, expanding or changing customer base, or offering new or upgraded products or services. Further, strategies may be executed using different tools, including organic or acquisition based growth. Regardless of strategy, there are common lessons learned about what works, and what does not work, in successfully driving and supporting organizational growth.
*** Guest post authored by Amit Puri, President and CEO of Ingenicomm, Inc.*** "Why be a great place to work?" I’m often asked why I care so much about making Ingenicomm an amazing place to work. If the company is quantitatively successful – winning new contracts, increasing revenue and profits, and so forth – then why does being a great workplace matter?
This month we interviewed Catherine Meloy, CEO of Goodwill of Greater Washington. Catherine and her team at Goodwill won an Apollo Award this year in the nonprofit category, Hercules for having outstanding employee engagement initiatives. Catherine has many years of leadership experience and shares advice on what it takes to be a great leader and the importance of having an exceptional team.