Selected management opinions by 12manage members.
Thoughts on leadership - What is a leader?
Demand Segmentation by Analyzing Demand Drivers - Segementing the demand for products/services by analyzing demand drivers
True Change comes from Within - The only long lasting change comes from the choice to actually change not from imposed change.
Management and Life - How do we manage ourselfs is an art.
How to Live a Blissful Life - It is necessary to build up our inner consciousness effectively.
Purple Caw - Book Review
By: Evelyn Grunau
Investment Principle - Your investment is your future life
Change and organization - Change and organization
5 Actions of a True Leader - Actions make a real leader, not merely their words or superlative adjectives
Construction of Thought - The nature of hospitality work, greater autonomy should be given to the workforce, and in such case management is no longer able to control or directly observe the work, individuals is expected to shoulder greater responsibility over their own action and performance.
Things I have learned - Any body can become a leader if they are willing to learn.
Leadership, Does it matter? - Does the leadership style of the immediate supervisor project the success of the team?
Organizational records can be protected from hackers - Hacking into organizational records is becoming a common phenomenon. However, what is unknown about this problem is much much bigger than what is reported
The conflict of interest in IT Governance - The deployment of IT governance in organizations is generally problematic
Leadership qualities - Leadership will be defined as one's ability to get others to willingly follow.
Why do approaches to managerial problem solving remain imperfect? - Substantial gap exists between managerial problem solving capability and the practical implementation of this capability.
Who make the decision? - Decision maker aren't meant for manager only but the opinion of those under them should help to decides.
Multiculturalism in the global workplace - Develop employees people skills to easily fit in anywhere in the world, accepting others as they are.
Smart organizations - Smart organizations give workers a vote
Authentic Leadership - What are the characteristics of an Authentic Leader in the 21st Century?
Get Buy-in from your Employees - Be a leader not a dictator
Establishing and managing co-staff relationship as a Personal Assistant - Work relationship management
Project Management is an art more than tech - project management, art, software and mass route
What is Leadership? - Leadership is many things
Good Corporate Govenance The Cornerstone of Company Success - The importance of Corporate Governance is evident from the many company failures which has been an international phenomenon
HR Strategy: Getting Everyone On-Board - A little HR strategy and motivating the workforce--a brief opinion
Starting Up - Knowing how to start up yournplan and get it done right at a first time
Amidst unemployment, skills shortage exists - High global unemployment is due to irrelevant skills possesed by job seekers. Many employers cannot find well qualified job seekers
Continuous improvemnt of business processes using BPR - Dramatic improvement in speed,performance and cost can be achieved by continuously improving business processes in an organization using BPR strategy which was introduced by Dr. Michael Hammer in the 1990s.
Culture Change and Power Play - Power affects culture change ethics
lead by example - In my opinion leaders should lead by example and not be such a dictator.
Do consultants help shape nature of business? - Consultants add value to the organization and the business owner.
Individual Learning. Some Findings - How the individual learning process works. Some experiences and advice
Consulting Bodies of Knowledge - Kennedy Report - 5 Major Practices of Large Consulting Firms
Moral Recovery for Leaders - Understand TRUST and the effects it have on sustainability for effective Leaders
MANAGING STAFF: A PERSPECTIVE - Our Staff are just human beings, like us. Treat them accordingly.
FedEx BOS Sequencing - FedEx implemented the four different sequence stages to become a Blue Ocean Company.
RETIREMENT IS INNEVITATABLE - In Nigeria, due to poverty and other socio-economic factors, employees develop phobia for retirement from paid active job. The result of sustainable plans to cope with retirement has always been
Commercialize Underutilized Technologies via open Innovation - Open innovation is coming to be the best strategy for success of businesses in developing countries.
A word of caution for CEOs - CEOs Should Avoid Killing Hens that Lay Golden Eggs
Supply Chain Management - SCM Service Provider (3PL)
Restructuring - Mapping team to new organization structure
Change management is the wrong word - We can't manage change.
The next 20 years - The next 20 years may be very different to anything anyone has seen, a 15-year recession in an internet environment
SME deveoplement in Nigeria - Entrepreneur: A tool for rapid economic development and erradication of youth vices
Public Service as a Public Trust - Public Service therefore must have as its ingredients, the T.R.U.S.T. concepts and its acronym, political will, equal application of principled, firm and sincere decision and action to be worthy of a Public Trust..
How to Gain Buy-in in the Strategy - Buy-in is the first ingredient required for strategic implementation
Can Perpetual Demotivation be Reversed? - Demotivation is like the decomposition process,once it has started, the tale-tale signs remains in spite of whatever vigorous process of disinfecting.
Knowledge as a veritable tool to achieving success - Knowledge is power and thus begets success
Segmentation - We need no to lose small eaners because we want to satify giant customers. Lets o for segmentation.
TRAINING IS AN INVESTMENT - Many a times, companies do away with training & development activities due to economic slowdown instead of using the opportunity to consolidate competency as preparation of rebounce of economy.
THE PASSPORT TO SUCCESS - THE PASSPORT TO SUCCESS IS TO FIRST BE A GOOD HUMAN BEING
An Objective Approach to Economic Growth - Efficient and Effective Utilization of Resources
SUPPORT NEEDED - I request for support
Sustainability and Quality Management system - Sustainability should be seen through the lens of Quality Management system for Corporate governance
IT government - What high level tools do we have to communicate business-IT governance?
Consumer segmentation - practicalities - How far is the SEC grid relevant in consumer segmentation in today's perspective?
Accepting Imperfections and Manage Them - Learning and Practicing Methods to Make the Best of this Imperfect World
Natural Sustainability - Investigate the PROCESS impact on sustainability: NOT just the materials used!
Risk Mitigation - No such category defined by Wikipedia
Dearth of Communication Skills - Effective communication is not as easy as it may seem
Leave your Comfort Zone - Only mediocre people can't sacrifice their comfort zone
Identify your Communication Skill Style - How to distinguish and identify different communication skill styles
Mediocre and ineffective attributes leading to poor performance - I am exploring is to understand what are those attributes that leads to mediocre performance
People view of software development - People aspect is either neglected or given exclusive importance in software development. We need a more balanced and holistic view.
AEROBIC MARKETING - TRAMPOLINE STRATEGIES
Team Leadership - Team leadership - always believe in your people because they are one's strength.
Projects are Social Systems - Leading projects will be most successful if the project managers should realize that projects are social systems
It's a whitewater world we now live in. - Stability and Certainty have been replaced by Volatility and Unpredictability
Reengeneering IS change from the roots. - Over the years I've seen many reengeneering projects that only scratch, don't dig, and yet claim to do reengeneering.
Poverty Sickness - Hardcore Poverty in a third world countries is a virus not born with it.
Accountability in Leadership - Finding True Accountability in Leadership is a continuous search.
Start -Ups - Here are some ideas on startups for budding entrepreneurs.
Management Consultancy - Consultancy is dynamic and an everyday learning experience.
Leadership in People Care - Leadership is demonstrated in so many different facets of business and life. Attention to relationships with employees is essential.
Strategic Sequencing Costco - I am enrolled in a business course...the requirement is to submit a post to my user group for feedback. Please help.
What a supervisor, Manager, & Director Should Be, Know, & Do - As learning is a continuous process throughout the life of every individual, and as development is a vital and essential factor for achieving progress in any organization, it is the responsibility of that organization to plan the development of its employees and overcome the inconveniences created by the lack of proper training and experience in work.
Now That I Am a Manager... What Are My Priorities? - Most Business Owners, Managers and Team Leaders struggle with their priorities.
My Management View - Team Work, Coaching, Recognition & Customer Focus
Management By Delegation - The process of managing people to get things done, executing, is based on the skill and techniques of delegating work and managing for results.
The Role of a Teacher in the Change of an Organisation - Association is key to change of organisation and teacher's role plays vital in change.
Job appraisal is a direct function of charaterization in a firm - HR planning and strategic methods are essential tools for measuring production per input
Operation Excellence - Operation Excellence improves methods, productivity, human relation and reduces wastes.
Ensuring Accountability - One of the core tenets of leadership/management is holding employees accountable for their actions. Why is this still an issue?
Airport Marketing - Generating non-aeronautical revenues to contribute in airport infrastructure development.
Rules are for fools and you need smart fools - Individual Constructive Consulting & Coaching for CEO in SME for sustainable value
Effective HR Communication : Need of Business - Communication holds the key and creates a difference to impact bottomlines
Intra customer communication - the best driver for market promotion - cellular phones are bringing the users closer and closer to each others. Promotions plans must give sufficient space to this factor.
Is HR really a strategic Partner in India? - HR is no more considered as a back office mundane work and it is now believed that it is the integral part of a company. But how true is that? Has the view of the people about HR changed or deep down inside there is still a feeling that HR is just an Administration job and nothing else?
Social Media Marketing - Customer Empowerment: A threat or an Opportunity or How To Engage The Social Media As Marketing Tools
The importance of spending - think hard before you waste your Cash
Value Is The Ultimate Result of Human Efforts. - Human beings in addition to the natural way of adding value to the world as a living creature consciously create and add more value to the world by making and working individually and socially.
My Philosophical Statement as a Nurse Educator - My philosophy in teaching is reflective, deep and vast, and I tend to keep it that way. For in the immeasurable depths I search for possibilities, and truths synonymous to change of time. Nothing is perfect, nor is teaching. But achieving perfectness is not a bad dream instead it is a hope that inspires us to move forward and make things happen.
hiring new employees -a delicate process - importance of trust, professionalism, observation and credibility during hiring process in totality
Executive Training - Training should give exposure to many models, viewpoints, successes and failures
Marketing Vs. Sales - Marketing and Sales
Reaching a younger generation - AMU/APU is a great institution, however i believe they can expand to the future generation
Human Capital in India Often Misunderstood - Human capital is often misunderstood and ploughed to in a way the human feels useless...
Language Barrier...Really? - How important is language as a communication medium at workplace?
HOW DO WE CAUSE HEALTHY GROWTH OF FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR & ECONOMY. - CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IMPERATIVES
My View on Leadership vs. Management - We manage things: accounts, processes, machines. We lead people.
The World Economy Platform - World Economy in a big problem in 2012
Do nature follow theory of X and Y management - Nature has followed the principle of management while creating ........
Leadership and values - We need to hold fast to a defined set of values - Not just any values those that can be seen as fair by all
Patient Alert Fatigur Suggestions - Patient alerts though critical for physicians slow their workflow process, few suggestions which can make these alerts value based.
Praise role - People deserve to be praised.
SME deveoplement in Nigeria - A tool for rapid economic development and erradication of you vices
Successful and strategic planning starts in your mind - To be strategic in the corporate world is determined by our thoughts
The Importance of Training and Development - Training and development are critical to organizational survival.
Changing the Tide - How to turn the status quo into status go.
What software practitioners need from academicians and methodologists? - There are different software development methodologies, sometimes bitterly fighting with each other. From a practitioners' viewpoint what we need is a simple and flexible framework to make right decisions in a given situation.
CRISES IN ARABIAN SOCITES - WHY THE CRISES HAPPEN IN ARAB COUNTRIES?.
MY OWN WORLD FOR TEXTILE INDUSTRY - THE CRAZE OF TEXTILE
IQ & EQ for Good Leaders - EQ is more important
ROLE OF MANAGEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS - To hold management position is not a previlege but a calling to add value to the company!
Visions Should Be Told as Stories - When people are told a story it lowers their defences. They start to see a vision and develop a mental model of what you are telling them. Stories can be manipulated to inspire. This is an essential tool for any manager. .
Beyond the strategic plan - successful strategy is based on effective use of decision rights and information flow in the organization.
Illusion of Control (Coping YES, Control NO) - Inherent unpredictability makes co-evolution(adaptation) more effective than plan&execute.
Rethinking Growth with Services - Product centered management is still restricting companies to improve customer-focused services and grow with new service business models.
Trained or Inspired - As long as you are inspired by someone, there is no harm, rather you need to have someone to get inspiration from, but when you start thinking in line with someone whom you regard most, you insist on justifying his wrong doings without logical reasoning. It so happens because you are emotionally blackmailed to think from your heart (which cannot think) instead of mind, because your mind is in his control, i.e. you are brainwashed.
Leadership and Command - There is a difference between guiding and command, both of which could be termed leadership.
Bad Decisions vs No decision - In business bad decisions have less effect than no decisions?
Multinational Corporations and Top Management - Global Management.
Manage by Design and not by Default - Management should be done by design and not by default
A Sense of Urgency - Urgency is the inertia behind everything we do.
Speakers’ ethical responsibility - Speakers have an ethical responsibility to use public speaking power to enhance the development and conduct of humanity in general.
How operations management fits in with industrial ecology? - How operations management fits in with industrial ecology?
(Can our industrial systems behave like an ecosystem, where the wastes of a species may be resource to another species? Can the outputs of an industry be the inputs of another, thus reducing use of raw materials, reducing pollution, and saving on waste treatment?)
What is your favorite management subject? - in genral my favorite management is Projects management in Civil Engineering ...
Scarcity vesus abundance - Our paradigm is that of competition and scarcity. Cooperation leads to growth, not competition
Attitude is Everything - A good attitude is a must.
Job No 1(b) - How leaders kill meaning at work
Gourmet Innovation - Portal Gourmet Sauce an innovative product that revolutionize the way people cook
Management - Role of management specially in medicine
relationship b/w marketing and customer loyality - we know that there is a relationship between marketing and customer loyality.
We are called to conquer - It is still possible to make your dreams come true!
Cut back or cut through - Cutting advertising to protect profits is not good strategy
BE A LEADER - This quote reminds us to push into new areas and take people where no one has yet been.
Business Processes - Achieving process excellence starts with perfecting the basics. There should be harmony between Organizational Objectives and Client Needs should be achieved when designing business processess.
Innovation Management - What is innovation?
SWOT of Tata nano and why it failed to deliver - SWOT of Tata nano and why it failed to deliver
SUPPORT NEEDED - I request for support
Bouncing & Bouncing Back - The next step in being a fit professionalis to be(come) resilient. An invitation!
clarification on 8d problem solving - What is 8D problem solving in Marketing?
MBA should not be part of the University Trail - MBA preparation has nothing to do with the kind of job y may apply for
Support Staff - PA / Executive Assistant - Business is reluctant to invest in upgrading PAs / Executive Assistants
STRATEGIC SEQUENCING OF RINGLING BROTHERS BARNUM AND BAILEY - Blue Ocean Companies need to build in the sequence of buyer utility, price, cost and adoption.
Creating Future-Proof Organizatonal Structures - Management, in it different manifestations cannot adopt yesterday's approach to today's/tomorrow's problem.
Lean in the real world - Lean cannot work without full understanding of the end customer
Security of Information Storage in the Cloud - Information storage and it's security may need more work as we advance in the future
SME deveoplement in Nigeria - Entrepreneurship: A tool for rapid economic development and erradication of youth vices
Starting a Business - We spend too much effort and resources on the base.
Knowledge share - To supervisors: "There is power in letting go! Then our hands are free to handle something new!"
Risky Business - Measure your exposure
Superstition, Belief & Confidence - Superstition, Belief & Confidence are strong driving forces
Nassim Taleb - In my humble opinion
Personal Leadership - Personal leadership
Terminology around 'scope' needs tightening - Becasue the word scope is a verb, a noun, a process and a description, when specifying its elements, it confuses students unnecessarily.
LEARNING ORGANISATIONS - Learn from Organisations who possess Technical and Organisational Competencies.
Sales Driven Company? A Change Would Do You Good - Benefit of being a market driven company rather than one driven by sales.
Leaders of Developing Countries Laundering Money - Should successful money laundering be counted as success for a leader.
if high salary is the only factor for job satisfaction? - high salary can play a major role for a psychological distress as it creates a blockage in employees mind and interferes in decision of taking better job at better place but less pay.
ACTIVITY OF PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT - THE MAIN ROLES OF PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Management/subordinate power sharing - Subordinates are powerful arm of management, let other opinions work
Empower the workers - If the employees are given the right encouragement, techniques and responsibilities they will develop the business for you
Leaders Should Be Emotionally Intelligent - Some brilliant leaders failed on their leadership in an organization because they lack emotional intelligence.
Systems view of organizations - The relation between engagement, communication, innovation, and leadership style
The challenge of being awake: Scenaries - The worls is moving. Climate, currency, petroleum-energy... Diagnostic is no longer the tool. Scenaries studies are the key.
Marketing Opinion - Marketing is the subject which directly fetch the results from market and brings profit to the organisation.
Dealing with rogue performers - Star performers are often poor team players. How do you manage such executives?
If you can't have water have Coke! - Walking the Thin Edge Sword of Happiness
How inflation affects profitability - It is not easy to counterweight the effects of inflation
Pricing Strategy for India - Nissan has launched the Micra in India at an unrealistic high price. Will it work?
Business Process Re-engineering - my thoughts - Sharing my views on BPR
Symbols - Hidden Treasures - Life is all about symbols, we see symbols all around us, but we are so much occupied into our day to day affairs that we have lost our mental capabilities to see them and extract the hidden meanings behind these symbols. Everything around us has a story to tell, if and only if, we are willing to listen to them.
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