& Success Leadership
for New Leadership
and globalization are transforming the world, and success now depends
on fast, fluid operations. Businesses
can no longer afford to take incremental steps towards a future that
requires “long leaps”. Success
Leadership establishes and reinforces an open, forward-looking culture
that talented people want to belong to, one focused on a clear view
of business success. The chart identifies how Kurru addresses typical
business issues to achieve business benefits:
business on core activities
Distinguish work critical to business success from non-core work
requirements for business success
- Business is future-focused not stuck in past
talent with success
Identify capacity of each person to contribute to success
Track contribution to success
the Scene for Transformation
WORK21 provides explanatory and facilitation materials
that help people to comprehend the strategic issues involved in work
and careers in the 21st century. WORK21
is a fast and practical measurement tool, which consists of a methodology
to quickly and reliably categorize the viability of work, as well as
software to measure its impact on a 21-step scale.
is designed to underpin a transformation process, by enabling the leaders
in the business to distinguish work, which is critical to business success,
from work that is not core and should be outsourced or automated. WORK21 provides individuals with a clear view
of the need to move into viable fields of work, by shaping their learning
and development to build knowledge and capabilities that will enable
them to contribute to business success.
leaders of the business can use WORK21 to measure where the work in
the organization is clustered, to pinpoint the current competitiveness
of the business. By repeating
this analysis over time, they can assess the effectiveness of their
transformation efforts and, in turn, chart progress towards success.
SUCCESS21 builds on the WORK21 analysis, by providing
the new alignment frameworks, essential to success building and talent
leadership in the hyperknowledge age.
Because increasingly affluent consumers have a growing freedom
to choose products and services across a global economy, SUCCESS21 emphasizes
creation of unique competitive advantage and customer preference, through
the development of a Success Wheel (see diagram below) unique to the
screen shows the data edit panel (left) and the success dimensions panel
(right).The Success Wheel has 8 success dimensions for customer value
related success and 2 other dimensions for support.This dynamically
updated panel is the key to this 21st century methodology for measuring
each person's capacity to contribute to success.Both individual employees
and leaders can use TALENT21 to monitor progress and ensure that value
building capacities are being maintained, or are growing
TALENT21 measures the capacities of individuals to contribute
to the success dimensions defined using SUCCESS21. This methodology and software enables success
alignment to be carried through to the person and project team levels
of an enterprise.
is not a competencies based system.
It is higher level and far more success aligned than traditional
competencies approaches, as it focuses on an individual's talents and
abilities in a holistic manner, compared with competencies drawn from
is a talent leadership system, not a knowledge management system. Empowered individuals and their leaders can
use TALENT21 to track progress against success dimensions, as well as
growth of value building capacities.
Functions, such as graphing of success capacity against compensation,
are built into the TALENT21 software, enabling leaders to relate the
collective value of success capacity for a business unit to the compensation
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