In many working environments people’s focus is usually is on fixing problems.
This makes sense, because continuous improvement allows organizations
0 replies - 588 views - 05/04/13 by Jurgen Appelo in Articles
A few years ago I discussed some organizational challenges with my
former CEO, and I noted the employees in our company rarely took time to
0 replies - 686 views - 05/03/13 by Jurgen Appelo in Articles
Good post from the HBR blog.
Describe the outcome you’re looking for, and hold them accountable for
achieving it. You’ll get better...
0 replies - 502 views - 05/03/13 by David Austin in Articles
In many workplaces across the land, organisations are trying to
foster a culture of collaboration, with knowledge flowing across
departmental lines and...
0 replies - 866 views - 05/01/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The central premise of social business is that it enables
organisations to come together and help employees solve their problems.
That premise rests...
0 replies - 484 views - 04/24/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Good post from the TED conference on what motivates us at work. A researcher at Harvard conducted an experiment, and some interesting insights...
0 replies - 1309 views - 04/16/13 by David Austin in Articles
Six Ways Work is Changing and How “The Hacker Way” Will Help You Win
Work is changing at an unprecedented pace. To keep pace and succeed
in the midst of...
0 replies - 1316 views - 04/10/13 by David Austin in Articles
There's a famous experiment
conducted in the 60's that looked at delayed gratification. The
experiment put some marshmallows in front of a...
0 replies - 992 views - 04/10/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
What scientists call distributed control is usually called empowerment
by management consultants. However, some experts don’t like the term.
0 replies - 1316 views - 04/09/13 by Jurgen Appelo in Articles
If collaboration was a natural and thriving endeavour, then it seems
unlikely that there would be such a clamour from organisations to do it
0 replies - 1791 views - 04/06/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The origin of the word management is from Italian, meaning “taking care of horses”.
All I know about horses is what I picked up from fantasy literature....
0 replies - 1174 views - 04/05/13 by Jurgen Appelo in Articles
When I first blogged
about the issue of whether social media should be banned at work it was
still a mildly contentious issue. There were still...
0 replies - 1415 views - 04/02/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Only one in three employees is highly engaged says Towers Watson
in a 2012 study. Not only does that make sense to me, I fear the number
may actually be...
0 replies - 1742 views - 03/29/13 by Christopher Taylor in Articles
I remember well that I hated management, many years ago. I hated
checking whether people had done what I told them to do. I hated doing
0 replies - 1114 views - 03/27/13 by Jurgen Appelo in Articles
We are all living in a world where the rapid development of new
technologies and globalization are changing everything; our society,...
0 replies - 1465 views - 03/24/13 by Oscar Berg in Articles