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January 28, 2016

Increases in employee engagement and performance occur through the aligning of the organization’s culture and mission (Katzenbach, Steffen, & Kronley, 2012). This arrangement creates synergies that positively reinforce the firm’s cultural values, beliefs, and behaviors. A …

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Modern and Postmodern Management Theory

September 3, 2015
Management Library by Ulrik De Wachter

In working on another project, I completed some research on Management Theory.  I found the reading insightful and wrote some thoughts on the topic…
Modern management theories arose out of the industrial revolution through the First …

Appropriateness of KPIs and Bonuses for All Employees

August 29, 2015
Reward card

In a recent discussion, the topic of whether KPIs, bonuses and goals should be eligible for all employees within an organization.  I think KPIs and bonus are two different conversations, and as such, should be dealt …

Whose responsibility is it to Motivate?

August 28, 2015
raised hands

It is well understood in the academic literature that motivation is an internal force (McShane & Von Glinow, 2014).  Motivation is an internal drive, and many motivators are common among all people (McShane & Von …

A New Beginning

August 24, 2014
Time for studying

This last week, we took our eldest daughter off to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. This marks a significant milestone for both her and us as parents. She has total control of her choices with little required …