Friday, December 13, 2019

The Monthly “Digital Maturity” Book Tuning: Leverage Interdisciplinary Management Approach Dec. 2019

Dealing with the significant challenge of digital transformation requires accelerated digital mindsets, leverages multidisciplinary knowledge and insight, takes an end-to-end response and a structural approach.

Digital makes a significant impact on every aspect of the business from people, process to technology, both horizontally and vertically. The digitalization flattens the organizational hierarchy and blurs the functional, organizational and geographical borders in the business ecosystem. It is like a gigantic puzzle with many misplaced pieces, you have to put them all in the right places to discover the real meaning and unleash its full potential. You cannot make a true digital paradigm shift without an in-depth understanding of the digital interconnectivity and embracing the multitude of digital maturity.

Leverage Interdisciplinary Management Approach 

Leverage Interdisciplinarity in Digital Management The digital transformation is now spreading rapidly to enable organizations of all shapes and sizes to reinvent themselves. Human society gets more and more complex, the very natural attempt of humans to take the very powerful techniques of mathematics, such as techniques of linear mathematics or logic and apply it to the hyperconnected world very quickly come up against insurmountable difficulties for managing today's dynamic digital business. Dealing with the significant challenge of digital transformation requires accelerated digital mindsets, leverages multidisciplinary knowledge and insight, takes an end-to-end response and a structural approach.

The Multitude of Hybrid Digital Management Disciplines We are experiencing a major shift from the industrial machine age with information scarcity to the digital era with knowledge abundance. Traditional top-down linear management style is frequently criticized for its silo, inflexibility, bureaucracy, unresponsiveness, or lack of innovation.

The Interdisciplinary Approach to Digital Transformation Compared to changes, the transformation is more radical, digital transformation is not just about experimenting with the latest digital technologies or playing the fancy digital gadgets. You have to optimize the underlying functions, processes as well as fine-tune soft business elements and expand changes to all directions; you have to take an interdisciplinary approach and collective leadership to manage a digital transformation successfully.

The Multi-Stage People Management Organizations are operated by people for the people, this is particularly true for running people-centric digital business. In fact, people are always the weakest link, but the most critical asset and human capital to invest in the business. The digital workforce today are divergent in many ways, share a natural affinity for new perspectives, innovativeness, and collective wisdom.

Reinvent Future of Business with Multifaceted Management Shift? Digital transformation isn’t just an extension of continuous improvement of the current business but a multidimensional exploration and expansion with radical change on a grand level. A digital organization is a living business in the relationship with its environments, customers, suppliers, and different shareholders by proactively connecting, discovering, and experimenting. That requires organizations to explore new ways to do things and make radical shift from multifaceted perspectives in order to reinvent the business to get digital ready,

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