Lisa Bodell, author of Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution, urges companies to ”identify your weaknesses before your competitors do.” What are some straightforward ways to make change without bogging down the organization?
If you had a magic wand that could change one thing at this company, what would you change?Cheryl Hall, "Companies can find messages in the survey results," The Dallas Morning News
“Tie My Shoes, Please: How Persuasion Works” by by Shankar Vedantam on NPR’s Health Blog discusses research from Dariusz Dolinski of the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities in Poland. An unusual request gets you to stop and think. Then, you are more likely to comply with the real request. Listen to the podcast and read the [...]
It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: ‘And this, too, shall pass away.’ How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride!—how consoling in the depths of affliction! ‘And this, too, shall pass away.’ And yet let us hope it is not quite true.Abraham Lincoln
Can you summarize your management philosophy in just a few words or a few sentences? Find some examples at Quotes on Management http://www.leadershipnow.com/managementquotes.html. I’ll start. Set and achieve goals by planning, organizing, implementing, leading, and controlling resources. The best managers make decisions like they own the company. Think stategically, act decisively.
What will happen in 2012? Which of these trends do you think are most important for managers to use in planning? JWT10 trends for 2012 executive summary 11 12 05 View more presentations from Brian Crotty
Doug Richardson, Jim White and I have been teaching management for a long time! Recently, I asked them to answer the question, “Why should anyone major in management?” Below are their answers. Doug Richardson Management to me is the logical major for anyone who is not sure of a passion or speciality of interest. Due [...]