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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 …

Cloud Providers Should be Upset

June 11, 2013
Security Notice

Today, I was just speaking with a colleague about one of the “victims” of the NSA data “scandal.”  It is the cloud providers.  All of these cloud-based providers have got to be ‘just thrilled’ with …

A few comments about education

June 2, 2013
Guitar Macro 1

I wrote this the other day for a different purpose.  I made a few more tweaks and thought I would post it…
One of the first questions we have to ask is what we want out …

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