Responsible Business with Carol Sanford
December 19, 2014
Hosted by Olivia Parr-Rud
Do you want to achieve record revenue growth while running a legally, fiscally, socially, and environmentally responsible business? Would you like to know the secret to the highest employee satisfaction and talent retention? Tune in and learn from Carol Sanford, a true business visionary. Hear her share how to get everyone in your organization, including the senior team of all functions and lines of business, to be on the same page about anything— e.g. strategy, leadership philosophy, people management. Learn how her strategy frees your company to be more agile and innovative. Gain insights from her unique approach to leadership and management that challenges many so called ‘best practices’ - that have proven to actually undermine success. Her fundamentally different method of working has been tested and proven successful on three continents in multiple industries. www.carolsanford.com
Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud
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In today’s fast-paced, high-tech, global economy, the business landscape is constantly changing. The confluence of big data, emerging technologies, and global connectivity puts unprecedented pressure on companies to become more innovative and agile. To maintain a competitive edge, companies must constantly adapt while continuing to identify and exploit new opportunities. Interestingly, new models are emerging from science and nature that offer a unique perspective – one that sees our global economy as a highly interconnected, continually evolving complex adaptive system. These models unveil powerful insights for optimizing our business strategies and processes. Each week on Quantum Business Insights, Olivia explores these concepts with thought leaders from around the globe. We look for ways to leverage their insights to ignite innovation, inspire our workforce, and create positive outcomes for our companies, our communities, and the planet.
Olivia Parr-Rud is a renowned thought-leader, speaker, author, and consultant in the areas of business intelligence, innovative leadership, and organizational alignment. She is considered a pioneer in the integration of data science and holistic organizational practices that deliver success through the optimal blending of quantitative and qualitative methodologies and practices.
Her early research and innovative advancements in data mining and business intelligence led to the writing of her best-selling book, Data Mining Cookbook, Modeling for Acquisition, Risk and Customer Relationship Management (Wiley, 2001). Realizing the need for enhanced human competencies in fast-paced, high-tech organizations, she was inspired to conduct research in the areas the communication, collaboration, innovation, adaptability, and leadership. This led to the unveiling of links between the global economy, organizational dynamics and complexity science, highlighted in her second book, Business Intelligence Success Factors, Aligning for Success in a Global Economy (Wiley/SAS, 2009).
Olivia lectures and consults internationally in the areas of business intelligence, communication, innovation, and leadership. Her current research is focused on psychology, human capital, brain science, quantum physics, evolutionary biology, systems theory, and complexity science. She holds a BA in Mathematics and an MS in Statistics.