The silent business killer – Organizational complacency is the enemy of success

The silent business killer – Organizational complacency is the enemy of success

The silent business killer – Organizational complacency is the enemy of success

The silent business killer that strikes without warning

Change is inevitable, but complacency doesn’t have to be

It’s out there right now. Hiding where companies least expect to find it. It is the silent business killer that strikes without warning and can bring even the biggest and the brightest companies to their knees.

What is this hidden terror? Complacency.

Don’t think it can happen? It does, every day. It happens to small businesses. It happens to the big and mighty.

Organizational complacency is dangerous

Complacency is an intrinsic flaw that prevents organizations from pushing beyond the status quo to achieve exceptional successes.

Avoiding complacency is essential to any business’s long-term longevity. Avoid complacently always! So better be mindful of things below the organization’s surface!

Organizational culture is like an iceberg - The silent business killer that strikes without warning

Combat organizational complacency

Even if a company is successful in the present, catastrophe could strike at a moment’s notice. Businesses of any type should be dynamic and adapt to evolving technologies and practices.

Organizations should always be prepared for the worst disruption scenario, even if they are experiencing a period of success.

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Torben Rick

Experienced senior executive, both at a strategic and operational level, with strong track record in developing, driving and managing business improvement, development and change management. International experience from management positions in Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.

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You are right that organizational complacency is a silent business killer. It’s something management needs to be constantly aware of and take necessary precaution and action.

I can think of many organisations that were destroyed by complacency. The organisation’s culture must be a shield to complacency. Edcon is South Africa is a typical example of an organisation that is currently experiencing huge problems because of complacency and failure to change.

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