March 8, 2015

Hiring the Right People

       HIRING THE RIGHT PEOPLE In the current technological world, all the social changes that are happening in How we do things, along with the convergences […]
March 7, 2015

The Impact of a Social Environment on a Collaborative Working Culture

THE IMPACT OF A SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT  ON A COLLABORATIVE WORKING CULTURE “There is something deeply important about an experience of being in the presence of someone […]
March 6, 2015

Job Descriptions–A Forgotten Asset

Job Descriptions – A Forgotten Asset In the middle of one of my many management learning experiences I was struck with how difficult it was to […]
March 5, 2015

The Use of Reviews

The Use of Reviews As long as I have been in the business world, I have participated in the review process.  No matter how many times […]
March 4, 2015

Cross-Training – A Way to Common Values

Cross-Training – A Way To Common Values I have put a great deal of emphasis on a manager’s ability to identify his or her values and […]
March 3, 2015

Finding Creative Solutions

Finding Creative Solutions For any business person in today’s environment, the ability to remain on top lies in finding creative solutions to old problems and issues.  […]
March 2, 2015

Dealing with Poor Performance Employees

DEALING WITH POOR PERFORMANCE EMPLOYEES No matter how much experience you have had as a manager, the most difficult part of the job is dealing with […]
March 1, 2015

Personal Growth Through Networking

PERSONAL GROWTH THROUGH NETWORKING Networking – The exchange of information or services among individuals, groups or institutions; An interconnected or interrelated chain, group or system. There […]
February 28, 2015

HOW DO YOU MEASURE THE IMPACT OF A COLLABORATIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT?

HOW DO YOU MEASURE THE IMPACT OF A COLLABORATIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT? My favorite business truth is “What you measure is what you get”. No matter how […]
February 27, 2015

What Makes a Great Place to Work [Case Studies from Tully’s and The Bon Marche]

What Makes a Great Place to Work Here are two examples of defining documents, designed to communicate to employees what a great place to work looks […]
March 30, 2015

The Three Types of Functional Management

The Three Types of Functional Management Every day, bureaucrats are challenged with changing priorities brought about by the dynamics of the overall business environment.  During periods […]
March 29, 2015

The Concept of Organizational Change

The Concept of Organizational Change The only thing we know for certain is that change will be constant.  I once thought a great company internal logo would […]
March 28, 2015

The Architecture of Managing People

The Architecture of Managing People All managers and employees become involved in the observation and judgment of “people management.”  In each of my jobs I needed […]
March 27, 2015

DEFINING A CORPORATE CULTURE

DEFINING A CORPORATE CULTURE Creating sustainable, high-performance, working cultures in today’s business environment is a primary focus of all major corporations.  With a highly-competitive marketplace, adjusting […]