The Ultimate Reference For Managers And Wannabe's
Apple Inc. - A Case Study In Innovation - Part 2
This is the second part of the continuing story of innovation at Apple...Then came Apple with the IPOD. Hence came the amazing ability to store and play back digital
music, in a compact, portable device. So what's special about this compared to other portable music players -
Look Good on Voice Mail
Your use of voice mail tells others a lot about you. Here's how to make a good impression.
Don?t Forget Where You Came from - Why the Past is Important in Implementing Business Change
Much of the literature and advice on implementing business change focuses on knowing where you are going and making sure that you understand and communicate a consistent vision of the future. Indeed, I have looked at the importance of this in an earlier article in this series.
Give Yourself a Boss? Day Gift
Become a better boss and reap the benefits Another interesting study was done. One that should really catch our attention.
Guidelines For Conducting A Good Meeting
Okay, so you've figured out what kind of meeting is needed, you've planned well and you have all the right materials. How about the meeting itself? How can you be sure the meeting you've so carefully planned and prepared actually comes off as expected? The checklist below can help you through the process.
Tap Employee Passion For Business Success
Meriwether Lewis set the stage for the Corps of Discovery's success before one single "employee" had been hired. From the outset Lewis and Clark engendered a communications culture that brought in the right prospects, then kept morale high and increased the productivity of those eventually hired.
Nine Vital Lessons For Avoiding Training Fads That Waste Time, Money and Enthusiasm
Unfortunately, at least two thirds of much of the training and development effort undertaken by organisations to develop their people is wasted. This is such as shame isn't it? Waste of money is bad enough but even more serious is the waste of human energy and enthusiasm.
You Cant Afford the Luxury of Disengaged Employees
In today's business environment with increases in staff reductions and rapidly changing roles and responsibilities, it is crucial that all of your team members be fully engaged in the tasks at hand. According to a Gallup survey, 350 billion dollars are lost each year in American companies due to disengaged employees.
The Red Phone - Management Consulting in 30 Seconds or Less
Modern business faces complex problems; management often calls upon highly-specialized consultants to help them address these difficult problems. If you're ever called to help identify these most pressing issues, one of the easiest and quickest ways to start is to talk about the 'Red Phone'.
How to Get the Best from Outsourcing
There's a great little article on outsourcing.
Management Diary Articles - See index below:
Former Acumentrics Holding Corp. CEO rejoins the company in his old job - Boston Business Journal (blog)
Walter Investment Management Corp. Invites You To Join Its First Quarter 2014 ... - PR Newswire (press release)
Digimarc Corp's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call - Seeking Alpha
Associated Banc-Corp's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call ... - Seeking Alpha
Toronto Community Housing Corporation CEO Gene Jones should go: Editorial - Toronto Star
V.F. Corp Announces Changes in Management - Zacks.com
V.F. Corp Announces Changes in ManagementZacks.comManagement laid out an impressive guidance for fiscal 2014 at its fourth-quarter fiscal 2013 earnings conference call. For 2014, it envisions a 7%?8% improvement in revenues, based on favorable growth in all its coalitions. Further, the company expects ...
Clearing Corp. CEO: 'We weren't . . . wrong' - Crain's Chicago Business
Clearing Corp. CEO: 'We weren't . . . wrong'Crain's Chicago BusinessFor 32 years, Michael Cahill built his career at low-profile Options Clearing Corp. And then, just before he became CEO in January, the Securities and Exchange Commission blasted the Chicago company for ?systemic weaknesses.? Not only is Mr. Cahill ...
Printer Software optimizes document management productivity. - ThomasNet News (press release)
Printer Software optimizes document management productivity.ThomasNet News (press release)MALVERN, Pa., ? Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced RICOH Streamline NX software for managing fleets of multifunction products (MFPs) and laser printers to help improve cost-effectiveness, productivity, sustainability, security and mobility.
New details emerge on Oil States spinoff - Houston Business Journal (blog)
New details emerge on Oil States spinoffHouston Business Journal (blog)Oil States International CEO Cindy Taylor will turn its accommodations spinoff, Civeo Corp., over to its upcoming CEO, Bradley Dodson. Jordan Blum: Reporter- Houston Business Journal: Email | Twitter. Houston-based Oil States International Inc. (NYSE: ...
V.F. Corp Announces Changes in Management - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ