Pending Cultural Challenges in Mining

In my constant conversations with big mining companies and mining suppliers, I tend to find evidence that we still have large cultural barriers to change and transform.  Many of these barriers are weakening our permanent efforts to continually push modernization in this industry. Here is...

Innovation and Mining: A Not So Simple Union

During November, Minnovex, a mining supply company association, together with Metálica and Adolfo Ibañez University gave the Fernando Riveri award to Juan Rayo, founder and manager of JRI Ingeniería, for his exemplary and innovative contributions to the mining industry. In his thank you speech, Juan...

Shared Services 2013

With a simple of nearly 400 leadership or expert consulting position participants in shared services around the world, the report gives us a representative view of the current state of the topic. In Vantaz, we believe the following points are the key findings of this...

Organizations: conceptualization and intervention

Undeniably our way of understanding organizations has been tinted by the paradigms through which science has evolved.  The classical models tried to appear as scientific as possible, maybe in an attempt to achieve a greater recognition, but only from science.  Emotions were left out (at...