Winning Organization:

Knowledge Management

Teaching Organization

How Great Leaders Teach Their Companies to Win

By: Vadim Kotelnikov. Main source of information: The Cycle of Leadership, Noel M. Tichy with Nancy Cardwell

"Long-term sustained leadership development will only happen when there is a CEO who is totally committed and focused on it." Noel M. Tichy

Teachining Organization Knowledge Management Employee Energizing Sustainable Value Creation Sustainable Profit Growth Fast Company Winning Organization Strategic Alignment People Power Results-based Leadership

The New DNA of Winning Organizations1

  • Winning Organizations are Teaching Organizations

    • Everybody teaches. Everybody learns.

    • Practices, processes, values all promote teaching

  • They Are Built Around Virtuous Teaching Cycles

    • Teaching isn't one-way. It's interactive.

    • Interaction generates knowledge. It makes everyone smarter.

  • They Create Attributes Needed in the Knoewledge Economy

    • Maximum use of everyone's skills and talent

    • All-level alignment needed for smart, speedy action




Teaching Organization Defined

"Teaching Organization is one in which everyone is a teacher, everyone is a learner, and reciprocal teaching and learning are built into the fabric of everyday activities."1

9 Signs of a Losing Organization

Teachable Point of View

Good leaders possess a teachable point of view, which includes4:

Practicing Management by Wandering Around (MBWA)

  • Managers getting away from their desks and starting to talk to individual employees. The idea is that they should learn about problems and concerns at first hand. At the same time they should teach employees new methods to manage particular problems. The communication goes both ways... More

Five Strategies for Creating a Culture of Questioning

  1. Educate: Train people to ask effective open-ended searching questions; promote coaching by questioning... More

Inspirational Leadership: 10 Roles

Inspirational leaders create an inspiring culture within their organization. They supply a shared vision and inspire people to achieve more than they may ever have dreamed possible. They are able to articulate a shared vision in a way that inspires others to act.

People do what they have to do for a manager, they do their best for an inspirational leader... More





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Knowledge Management

Continuous Learning

Creativity Management

Idea Management

Tacit Knowledge

Knowledge-based Enterprise

Managing Knowledge Workers

Learning Organization

Coaching Organization

Sustainable Growth Strategies

Sustainable Value Creation


 Tao of a Winning Organization


  1. The Cycle of Leadership: How Great Leaders Teach Their Companies To Win , Noel M. Tichy with Nancy Cardwell

  2. The Challenge of Managing Knowledge, Laura Empson

  3. The Knowledge-Creating Company, Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi

  4. Every Business is a Growth Business, Ram Charan and Noel. M. Tichy