Resetting Management

A book by Stéphane J. G. Girod and Martin Králik
01:41Resetting Management: Thrive with Agility in the Age of Uncertai ...
In the age of uncertainty, leaders can play to win, rather than not to lose, by harnessing the power of business agility.
Stéphane J.G. Girod
Professor Stéphane J.G. Girod
Professor of Strategy and Organizational Innovation

Stéphane J.G. Girod is Professor of Strategy and Organizational Innovation at IMD. His research, teaching and consulting interests focus on agility transformation, at the strategy, organizational and leadership levels in…

Martin Králik
 Martin Králik (PhD)
IMD External Research Associate

Martin Králik is an IMD External Research Associate, based in Southeast Europe.

He earned his PhD in religion and business from the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya. An IMD case study he co-authored on…

Back To The Office? 10 Books To Help CEOs Thrive In The New...
Topics: Agility
By CEO Today - 27 July 2021
We have picked out 10 books that should sit on every CEO’s bookshelf to help them thrive in the new world of work.
1 min. read
Organizational agility: What fits your company
Topics: Agility
By Ria McGuire - 8 July 2021
Organizational rigidity and the persistent ambiguity of what agility means in practice, attempts at embracing flexibility often remain an uphill battle.
6 min. read
The dark side of agility---
Topics: Agility
By Stéphane JG Girod - 5 July 2021
Agility transformation is essential but fraught with unintended consequences. How do you avoid them?
5 min. read
Winning With Organizational Design
Topics: Organizational Design, Agility
By Stéphane JG Girod - 29 June 2021
Research has demonstrated that competitive advantage in business today erodes faster than in the past. Evaluating this evolution, many studies have advised companies on how...
4 min. read
Return To The Office: A Survival Strategy For Leaders
Topics: Leadership, Work-life Balance
By Sally Percy - 10 June 2021
As lockdown restrictions begin to lift in many countries, some of the loudest voices in the business world are calling for teams to return to offices. But...
5 min. read
Here's why billionaire Zhang Yiming's candid memo about...
Topics: Agility
By Emma Serlin, Prof Stéphane J.G. Girod and Helen Jamieson - 21 May 2021
Zhang Yiming is 38, a billionaire, and stepping down as CEO of ByteDance, in part because he lacks "some of the skills that make...
3 min. read
How organizations can design for agility and embrace uncertainty
Topics: Agility
By Stéphane JG Girod and Martin Králik - 12 April 2021
Clarins Group’s organizational experiment during the pandemic shows how a large company adapts and becomes more flexible when it matters most.
3 min. read
Nimble or stable, complex or simple? Legacy businesses don’t need to make these choices if they are truly agile
Topics: Strategy, Organizational Transformation, Agility
By Stéphane J. G. Girod - 21 May 2021

How can we color in the full rainbow of agile methods across an organization, instead of restricting ourselves to a limited color palette?

This was one of the questions posed and answered by Professor Stéphane J.G.…

To handle today’s competing demands to be stable yet nimble, follow this roadmap
Topics: Strategy
By Stéphane J. G. Girod - 23 April 2021

Strategic planning has its strengths and limitations. Professor Stéphane J.G. Girod confronted this dichotomy head on in the webinar “Strategic planning is dead, long live strategic planning”.


Everyone can and should be agile – But not always do agile
Topics: Agility, Leadership, Organizational Behavior
By Stéphane J. G. Girod and Martin Králik - 1 March 2021

In their latest working paper, Professors Yves Doz and Maria Guadalupe examine whether agile can help companies grow by jumping to the next S-curve. They also look at the boundary conditions for using agile methods.


8 min. read