Consumers are at the center of revolutionary changes with the sector, as ways of influencing the shopper are evolving rapidly.
Technology is disrupting business at an increasing rate, creating volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Ecommerce and social media have dramatically changed how Consumer Packaged Goods brands engage with consumers. As more and more data becomes available businesses will need to be prepared to respond in real time. Hierarchical leadership techniques are not nimble enough to stay ahead of this change. Developing agile organizations and flexible leaders who can adapt to these business disruptors will be crucial to the health of your business. We can help you understand the leadership skills that will need to be developed and provide an individual and/or organization roadmap to develop these skills to help ensure the talent investment you have made remains at the forefront of change.
Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and augmented and virtual reality are changing the way we are doing business. Integration of technology can improve productivity, decision-making ability, consumer understanding and satisfaction, and talent management.
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New capabilities will need to be adapted in order to remain competitive. We can help you assess your organization’s needs and develop a strategy for capability-building, organizational development, training and talent acquisition.
Leaders at all levels of organizations will need to learn how to lead change without damaging the culture by focusing on important leadership traits like accountability, teamwork, results, candor and transparency. Assessing and building skill within your organization to keep top talent engaged and committed while filling talent gaps with diverse, high-potential individuals is vital to successfully delivering consistent results.
With all these changes on the horizon, August Leadership has aggregated expertise across the consumer packaged goods and technology spaces. Our Consumer Practice can help your organization with all its strategy, organization structure, leadership development and executive search needs.
- Consumer Goods
- Consumer & Retail Supply Chain
- Traditional & Social Media Marketing
- Branding & Brand Management