The new normal dictates that we in the West will need to work harder to maintain our quality of life. Improving worker performance will be an ongoing exercise; much like athletes continually striving to improve their PB (Personal Best). And what the workers will be judged on is changing as well. Intellectual capital and relationship […]
There is a chain that runs from technology and people suppliers through the Procurement and HR functions respectively. It continues into the IT department and via the users to your organisation’s market. Thus there are a number of actors involved in this IT value chain. They include: External recruiters. Business development staff of the IT […]
Some might say that this is the unofficial name for the help desk ticketing system. And to some extent they are right. But screw up is an unkind phrase for a failure. But failure is a key element in self development. As mentioned in an earlier post, failure is crucial, mistakes are unacceptable. I encourage […]
Think because you have given up (/been forced to give up) conspicuous consumption you have moved onto a higher state of enlightenment? Think again. Take a look at this interesting article from Trendwatching.com to see what alternative options are available to recession-hit validation seekers. Click here. Business leaders, HR and marketers take note.
It strikes me that many, though not all HR functions see people as stationery. The processes for acquiring paperclips and people appear to be much the same, process and cost-driven. The reality is that there isn’t an issue with generation X and Y paper clips engaging. Nor is there an issue of paperclips needing to […]