Management-Issues Lastest from Management-Issues 14 Dec 2017 00:11:00 -0600 Sedasoft SiteEngine (c)2002-2017 Management-Issues Corporate heaven: the authentizotic organisation We hear a lot about ‘purpose’ and ‘meaning’, but how can we create organisations where people find meaning in, and are captivated by, their work? Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:30 GMT A whole new ballgame? Adopting remote teams might seem like a whole new ball game, but it’s the same game - just played on a slightly different field. The WHAT doesn’t really change, it's the HOW that's different. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:30 GMT Is communication the problem, or teamwork? Sometimes we can get fooled into thinking that poor communication is a problem when it’s really a symptom of something much more profound: poor organizational design that undermines the ability of people to work in teams. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:30 GMT Digital transformation or digital destruction? Two fundamental issues need to be addressed if we want to avoid digital transformation going wrong and turning into digital destruction. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:30 GMT The biggest source of conflict on diverse teams Clashing expectations are the main source of conflict in almost any relationship. And nowhere is that more true than on diverse teams, where intercultural challenges mean that the potential for misalignment is even greater. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:30 GMT Your team members aren’t pawns in a chess game Project management and team leadership are often viewed as chess games. But there’s one important difference. Those pieces on the chess board aren’t human. Your team members are - and they need to be treated accordingly. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:30 GMT’t-pawns-in-a-chess-game/’t-pawns-in-a-chess-game/ Intelligence? What exactly is intelligence? Is it something measured by an IQ test? Or should we also consider more subtle traits like humor, the ability to figure things out or storytelling? Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:30 GMT Getting stuck in One of the big advantages of being a smaller, more agile business, is that senior management can get stuck in with their employees during busy periods. So perhaps its time more executives spent less time in the boardroom and more in the dispatch room Tue, 07 Nov 2017 10:30 GMT Why the Internet of Things changes everything We are on the cusp of the second wave of the digital revolution, one which promises to be far more transformative than the first and which will change the fundamental dynamics of how our social structures work. Thu, 26 Oct 2017 10:30 GMT Managing time in meetings Often when running a meeting - be it physical or virtual - we can get so focused on "getting everything done" in the allotted time slot that we forget to focus on what it is we're actually supposed to accomplish. Thu, 26 Oct 2017 10:30 GMT Preparing teams to lead innovative change Today’s fast-moving industries demand a new model of organisational change that rejects the top-down, linear process of the past in favour of a more democratised, inclusive and open-ended paradigm. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:30 GMT Hire for how they learn, not what they know Learning new things is at the heart of innovation. That's why how a person learns is far more important than what they know. So you need to hire people not for what they know now, but because they can adapt to the future. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:30 GMT The bad influence of aggressive bosses Identifying with an aggressor is a basic strategy for human survival. But in the workplace, such behaviour is destructive and needs to be called out. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 10:30 GMT Words of mass disruption Unless we can start to discern truth from falsehood, the slow but persistent infiltration of spurious news will inevitably lead humanity down the road of serious physical consequences. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 10:30 GMT Learning is everywhere What you know now is good for now, but might be completely outdated by tomorrow. This means there's a constant need to learn new things - both formally and - increasingly - informally. Mon, 02 Oct 2017 10:30 GMT Digital transformation and the power of collective intelligence As hierarchies give way to networks in our digital future, we need to understand how collective intelligence works and how to harness it - as well as how to protect ourselves from its dark side. Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:30 GMT Old dogs, new ideas It's no surprise that beginners learn quickly. But the idea that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks is terribly wrong. The age of that old dog does not determine his or her ability to learn. Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:30 GMT Adaptive strain, adaptive change People are often the greatest barrier to change, but without them, change can't happen. So handling the effect that change has on individuals is what really determines its success or failure. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:30 GMT Building trust remotely Trust is one of the biggest challenges to working remotely. Trusting the people your work with (and for) has never been easy. When you work remotely it's even tougher. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:30 GMT How automation will rescue middle management Far from fearing the rise of AI, we should view automation as an opportunity to liberate managers to focus on things that AI can’t emulate - emotion and empathy. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:30 GMT Five simple, curmudgeonly email rules Many things in life are necessary but annoying - especially email. So here are five simple things everyone can do with their emails that will help make everyone less generally cranky: Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:30 GMT Confessions of an ENFP lion-otter hybrid I have officially taken every personality profile known to man. Other than telling me that I'm an ENFP, Independent-Working Blue-Green Lion-Otter hybrid, the one thing they have in common is unanimous agreement that I DO have a personality. Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:30 GMT Employing outsiders: a survival guide Outsiders can be a manager's worst nightmare. But misfits don't have to be disruptive workplace mavericks. Most are creative, crafty and brave. So rather than try to get rid of them, here’s how to understand what makes them tick and harness their talents. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:30 GMT Charlottesville, Google, and why some need CQ more than others Cultural intelligence is about how the 7 billion human beings on this planet get along together. So whether it's at home or at work, we all need CQ. But some of us need it much more than others. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:30 GMT Why empathy makes for stronger organisations The ability of executives to see themselves from the outside and others from the inside, plays an important role in effective team formation. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:30 GMT