Social Intelligence: Organizational Tranformation

What makes an organization successful its people or its leaders? In many organizations it has been seen, especially where leaders are open to suggestions and follow an open door policy with employees, there is a greater willingness to change and adapt. Such organizations usually become more successful over a period of time.

Azim Premji was the chairman and CEO of Wipro technologies who transformed his father`s business from cooking oil producing industry to soaps and made a shift from soaps to software. He was a successful entrepreneur with high social intelligence and knew how to motivate people. He followed the open door policy where in employees could meet their senior supervisor without any invitation and discuss about the welfare of the organization. With his transformational approach, his employees used to work willingly for the benefit of the organization and could interact freely with the higher management to discuss future plans.