Consider the global business community today, and ask yourself: who is the most courageous leader out there? I would vote for Sergio Marchionne, the Fiat-Chrysler CEO.
Posts Tagged ‘management’
A recent Business Week article discussed the many challenging problems of Sprint Nextel, a distant #3 player in the U.S. [...]
As you work to “motivate smarter” seek to diagnose, assess, and understand employee talents, values, and behaviors; and then develop your motivational structures as suggested above to assist your employees to become more authentic.
Having a great idea or spotting an acquisition bargain is a long way from getting a business out of the zero zone and into profits though. Some folk get so fired up about their new idea that they forget to check the limiting factors. This post looks at some of the classic mistakes that start-up enthusiasts are making at the moment.
As someone reared in South East Asia in a Eurasian household, the controversy over Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and the recent BBC documentary Meet Britain’s Tiger Mums, made me reflect on the cultural values I took for granted on both sides of my heritage
So why do we spend all that time and resource doing a job that a convenient tool can do for us using a fraction of the time and resources? Well I will let you answer that one for yourself and meanwhile let’s look at a few simple approaches we can take to our business that provide a bit of TLC, DIY style!
When you decide to hire a new employee you can either decide to go it alone and hope you make the right series of decisions or you can review hiring practices that have proven effective over time. Let’s face it, in this new, emerging economy it is becoming more important to make sure that we are hiring smarter.
Thoughtful budgeting does result from thoughtful discussions and helps turn expectations into reality. When businesses don’t prepare an annual budget and wonder why reality doesn’t meet their expectations, it may be time to take a second look at the benefits of small business budgeting.
Workforce alignment requires that you have the right types of people, in the right places at the right times, doing the right things right. We will discuss how to get your employees in the right places at the right times by managing them effectively.
Have you ever called into your job and taken a sick day without really been sick, well then you are not alone. A survey conducted by Harris Interactive for Kronos Incorporated, found that about half of all Americans have taken a fake sick day. Australia and Canada are about level according to this survey, it also revealed that 71% of Chinese workers have called in sick (when they weren’t) and interesting to note that in France this number is only 16%.