Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By June 27, 2017

A weekly roundup of news about, and insights from, our global community of management consultants.


Device Certification Security Issues

Dr. Christian Vogt explores issues of security on the internet and identifies four drawbacks to current device certification security standards. Links to recent internet security articles are provided.


What Kind of Leader Are You – Relational or Transactional?

Susan Drumm identifies two distinct leadership approaches and how each one deals with workplace conflict.


A New Strategy for Healthcare?

Soyini Coke shines a light on the culture of intense customer care in this week’s interview with Jim and Greice Murphy from Advanced Care Pediatrics. They discuss transforming an entrenched industry.


How Elon Musk Managed Risk and Uncertainty

When Elon Musk ventured into space exploration industry, he avoided three mistakes in managing risk and uncertainty that other companies often make. Amanda Setili identifies and defines those mistakes to help others avoid costly common errors. Amanda is author of The Agility Advantage: How to Identify and Act on Opportunities in a Fast-Changing World (learn more and read a sample here.)


Managing Gender Equality

Through research conducted on the attitudes, hopes, and concerns of men about women in the workplace, Christy Johnson offers a prescription for more gender diversity in the workplace and identifies steps that can be taken to encourage change.


Diversity in Employment – Identifying the Benefits

Geoff Wilson shares five experiences that have helped him become an effective and empathetic professional.