Do Oil Companies need to develop in-house Change Leadership Expertise?

Do Oil Companies need to develop in-house Change Leadership Expertise?

Digital Oilfield (DOF) project implementation and operations have a hard time dealing with the people management side of projects ever since the first projects kicked off some 15 years ago. Still, today projects don’t always deliver against expectations. Research and...
Global Leadership Crisis, and we are not talking innovation yet!

Global Leadership Crisis, and we are not talking innovation yet!

Did you ever notice that the more advanced technology your company installs, the less effective your work may become? A recent study of Accenture says 60% of new digitalization projects fail to deliver because leaders may not believe in “those human things”. The...
National Oil Companies to change their leadership styles

National Oil Companies to change their leadership styles

National Oil & Gas Companies have similar transactional and traditional working styles across regions, religions, and cultures. Among other reasons, this is the result of decades of direct influence exerted by the large global oil companies, who either owned the...
Project and Change Management disconnect realities

Project and Change Management disconnect realities

  Last month I had the pleasure to work with + 100 Project Managers in Barcelona teaching them about the management of “stakeholders” in their projects as part of their MBA program. The obligatory question was: “Who is always the most important...