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I have been maintaining a blog in Turkish since 2000. Recently, I have started to write on some topics in English. This page includes only these posts. You can check “Makaleler” page for the blog posts in Turkish.

Team Coaching Framework: Preparation

Team Coaching Framework: Preparation

This article aims to explain the details of the first phase of the team coaching framework explained in this article. Initial Contact Team coaches are often called in by a team leader or someone commissioning the work (the sponsor). This initial contact is the first...

Team Coaching: A Framework

Team Coaching: A Framework

Despite efforts of many scholars and practitioners (such as Peter Hawkins, David Clutterbuck, Christine Thornton, Ruth Wageman, Marita Fridjhon, Anne Rod, Jennifer Britton) and organizations (such as EMCC), team coaching is still in its early stages of maturity. There...

Organizational Structure to Enable Agility

Organizational Structure to Enable Agility

Organizations need to be agile in delivering both incremental and radical innovations. Incremental innovation projects are easier to manage within the usual functional and bureaucratic structures. However radical innovation endeavors may require a different setup due...

What is Organizational Ambidexterity?

What is Organizational Ambidexterity?

Most of the sources about organizational ambidexterity start explaining the concept by providing statistics about the life span of companies. They mention how Fortune 500 list evolved over time, provide examples of once-upon-a-time successful companies (such as Kodak,...

What is Organizational Agility?

What is Organizational Agility?

We hear a lot about agility nowadays. Agile methods have become infamous all around after their successful utilization in software development area. Actually, it is possible to see earlier and fairly extensive utilizations of agile methods at the mids of 1900s in...

What does an Effective Team Look Like?

What does an Effective Team Look Like?

Along the history, we have always lived in groups and have continuously invented new ways of working together within and along groups. In this way, we achieved extraordinary advances. None of these advances could have been possible without our capabilities to work...