Posts Tagged ‘People management’

The traditional definition of span of control is “the number of people who report to one manager in a hierarchy. The more people under the control of one manager – the wider the span of control. Less means a narrower span of control.”

In my last post, Do not stand alone, I took a look at workplace bullying, what exactly is bullying and how to spot a bully within your company/team. So just what type of impact can bullying behavior have on…

Generation Y, also known as the Millennial Generation, Generation Next or Net Generation; is generally marked by an increased use and familiarity with communications, media, and digital technologies…

My point, you ask? These habitual and territorial creatures were acting completely out of character, when a difficult situation presented itself. First reaction was absolute shock! “What is going on – how can this happen to us?”

Do you reward under-performance? It may sound strange but it is a regular occurence in organisations. And of course the problem is that we don’t think about it as “rewarding” and we certainly don’t consider the impact it has on our high performers.