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The GC Index has been described as a strategic tool that can enable organizations to fully embrace digital transformation seamlessly, that will bring efficiency and productivity to the system.
Key stakeholders in the governance and finance disclosed this at a recent webinar organized by the Leading Edge Consulting limited.
The Webinar which focused on the topic "Digital Transformation-Changing The Game With The GC Index" was moderated by Mr. Olufemi Awoyemi the Chairman of Proshare Nigeria Limited.
It featured Dr. Ije Jidenma, CEO Leading Edge Consulting, Mr. Nathan Ott, Chief Polisher, GC Index and Dr. Andrew Nevin, Partner & Chief Economic, Price Waterhouse Coopers Nigeria.
The focus of the discourse was Authentic Individual Insights, Building Effective Virtual Teams and Organization-wide Culture of Impact.
Giving his perspective Dr. Andrew Nevin said leaders of organizations must take the bold step of embracing digital transformation to achieve sustainability.
Speaking further he said there was a need for everyone in their respective organizations to support the transformation process while emphasizing the need for efficiency and value creation which is vital for organizational growth.
On his part, Mr. Nathan Ott believed digital transformation in the 21st century will thrive on people, processes and tech elements.
According to him, organizations have to explore processes that need to be adopted to drive digital transformation.
He described the GC Index as a tool that provides a language and framework, on how everyone in the organization can contribute to the process of digital transformation.
"The GC Index provides a guide on how to contribute to digital transformation, which is very effective and productive across the globe," He said.
Dr. Ije Jidenma in her remarks said the GC Index brings to the fore the need to align people with diverse views from strategists, implementers, polishers, playmakers and game changers in an organization, even as the metrics are embraced.
Looking at the governance level she stressed that with the GC Index, Boards of Companies have to realign their strategies and composition bringing a blend of the aforementioned personalities to move organizations forward.
Mr. Nathaniel Ott said that the GC Index is a high-level business model and not a psychometric. He buttressed the fact that from digital transformation, organizational transformation to the Merger & Acquisitions the GC Index seeks to support the transformation of organizations.
He noted that it was not a competency test, but shows how leaders want to make an impact on teams and organizations.
Dr. Jidenma speaking further said the GC Index is anchored on objectivity in deploying the various levels of game-changers, implementors, strategists and polishers to drive efficiency and enabling digital and organizational transformation.
She called on organizations to build consensus amongst their staff on the approach to work, especially when remote work sets in during a period like the Global COVID 19 pandemic.