Monday, January 27, 2020

The Monthly “Digital Boardroom” Book Tuning: Strategic Communications in the Boardroom Jan. 2020

 Communication, whether verbal, non-verbal or digital, is the coordination mechanism that makes business flow. lubricates changes and practices leadership influence. 

Modern corporate boards play significant roles in guiding businesses in the right direction and achieve expected business results. Due to the “VUCA” characteristics -Complexity, Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and Velocity of the Digital Era, the directorship in any organization must have the agility to adapt to changes and build abilities to advise, inspire and motivate a group of people toward accomplishing shared visions and goals. Here are the multiple perspectives of shaping a strategic boardroom with digital acumen.

  Strategic Communications in the Boardroom 

IT Coming Into the Board Conversation With the fast speed of changes and exponential growth of information today, corporate board directors need to be the digital gurus with the ability to lead, influence and innovate.

Strategic Communication in the Boardroom The corporate board is one of the most critical leadership pillars in contemporary organizations. At the board level, it is a matter of leadership guidance to make sound judgments and steer the organization in the right direction. Language influences perception. Communication, whether verbal, non-verbal or digital, is the coordination mechanism that makes business flow. lubricates changes and practices leadership influence. Here are three insights into the corporate board’s strategic communication.

Three “C” Practices in Digital Boardroom Digital transformation represents a break with the past, having a high level of impact and complexity. It takes visionary leadership to drive changes and steer the corporate ship navigating through uncharted water and blurred territories in the right direction. The importance of the corporate board’s responsibility for overseeing strategy, monitoring performance and setting business tone has become much clear in today’s business dynamic with velocity and uncertainty. The BoDs need to become the mastermind behind digital transformation and change agent to advocate digitalization. Here are three “C” practices in the digital boardroom.

Communication Competency of BoDs Communication is the key to improve leadership effectiveness and improve business fluidity. Either at the boardroom or the different layers of the business hierarchy, effective communication is like the thread to connect all-important business gems, for building a trustful relationship, enforcing collaboration, and improving digital readiness and manageability.

The “Deep Listening” Practices in the Boardroom Business evaluation, strategic oversight, and policy setting are always at the top list of the corporate board’s agenda. One of the biggest challenges in this complex, multi-polar world is the fact that we need different perspectives, a multitude of insights, dynamic knowledge, and alternative ways to solve emergent or old thorny problems. The digital-savvy board has to develop “deep listening” skills, gain digital awareness, shape multidimensional thinking, leverage five senses, and exercise the supervisory power effectively.

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