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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 …

Reduce Off-Hours Communication to Improve Work-Life Balance

September 2, 2015
Stone Sculpture  by Anatoli Styf

Technology has brought about many changes in our world.  All-new industries were given birth or faded into history because of the information technology revolution.  However, the information technology revolution was not a panacea and did …

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 …

Setting the Agenda and Leading the Conversation

March 6, 2014
public hearing

Corporations and their management teams can lead and their respective market segments, but they can also lead in other areas such as industry trade groups and engaging in conversation with their customers and peers. For …

Remembering and perspective

February 1, 2014
Happy Time of Life are with Family

Personally, professionally, and academically, this has been a crazy week.  This is one of those weeks that makes you pause and just realize how crazy life can get at times.  Luckily, all of it is …

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