Business and Skills At present there is an under-utilisation of skills, talent and expertise in New Zealand’s organisations. Just ask anyone who works in a large organisation, and they will tell you then getting people productive and performing is a … Continue reading
Often in public and work life we see judgement clouded by personal loyalty. So when choosing new members of the team are you looking for competence above loyalty? What are the consequences of choosing loyalty over competence? What do we know … Continue reading
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By Daniel Debow, Rypple Oct. 15, 2011, 9:00am PT 4 Comments The Googleplex, Google’s corporate headquarters in Mountain View California, is legendary for its perks. Employees have access to unlimited free meals, haircuts, dry cleaning, massages, and even onsite medical … Continue reading
Creating a practice portfolio requires you to review and adapt not just your activities and your practice but your values and beliefs about your practice. See Peter Drucker for a reminder about who is responsible for our professional development. Click … Continue reading
The answer may well lie with Google. Suprised? Well, Google have undertaken an extensive programme to discover what knowledge, skills and attributes their managers need to support employees performance. The project was code named Project Oxygen, I suppose to breath … Continue reading
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Great business leaders know that there is a lot more to becoming a leader than simply being assigned to the role of manager. A manager is primarily an administrator. The job of a manager is to run a section, group … Continue reading
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Tagged Business, Business process improvement, communities of practice, Effectiveness, Employment, evaluation, fairness, goal setting, individuals, innovation, Leadership, Management, Organization, performance criteria, personal goals, reflective practice, teams, transparency, trust