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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 …

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 …

Opportunities at the Application Layer

February 5, 2014
Man Thinking

I saw a headline earlier today that Bill Gates spent the day installing Windows 8.1.  I too, in my free time, have spent the last couple days beginning to set up a new Windows 8.1 …

The “Big Players” are moving to Software-as-a-Service

May 11, 2013

One of my team members has a picture of a rural home that was in for an unlucky day as a funnel cloud heads toward it. The picture is captioned by “The Cloud, it is …

Return of the Revenge of the Profiles

February 4, 2012
Till Logon Screen

I recently wrote about the irritation in maintaining various Internet profiles.  All these accounts that we create on all these Web services…each with a unique user profile that is a royal pain to maintain.  I …

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