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Management Styles - Directing, Discussing, & Delegating
   Tips on using each style
  By: Paul B. Thornton
Managers must determine which management style will be most appropriate for the employee's knowledge, skills, and experience. Using the appropriate management style provides employees with the right amount of guidance, involvement and support for the task that needs to be accomplished.

Masterminding Your Way To Greater Success
  By: Lora J Adrianse
The old adages still hold true today, "the sum of the whole is greater than its parts" and "two heads are better than one". More and more today people in business are harnessing the power of mastermind groups to think bigger. Combining the power of several minds to solve problems, seek advice, different perspectives and achieve goals, simply creates greater results than "going it alone"

Myths in Transformation and Turnaround
  By: Dr. Mike Teng
Welcome to the real business world where troubled businesses abound. Distressed business owners and executives need to understand turnarounds and transformations in order to face the challenges in this competitive global market. Corporate turnarounds and transformations are no longer ad hoc. Instead they have become an integral part of daily corporate life with dynamic changes in the economic, political and technological arenas. Business turbulence is here to stay. Yet, there are many myths pertaining to turnaround and transformation.

Paradoxical Balancing Acts in Organization Improvement
  By: Jim Clemmer
Too often, we see the world in narrow binary, either/or terms, but top performers look beyond either/or to and/also. Much of life consists of two opposite and sometimes opposing forces, the key is finding a balance that's right for the conditions and circumstances.

Patience Not Panic: Survive and Thrive Through Economic Turbulence
  By: Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE
For our families and our businesses to thrive, we need to ask ourselves what endures for the long haul and not the short gain.

Persistence Goes the Distance
  By: Jim Clemmer
There are no "success secrets." However, there are success systems, success habits, and success principles applied through discipline and persistence. Failure often results from following the line of least persistence.

Practical Money-Saving Tips For Small Businesses
  By: Diane Hughes
Here are a few ideas of areas to look at and costs to reduce that can have a major impact on your overall profits.

Reporting is Serious Business
  By: Graeme Nichol
Seriously simple when you think it through. Often managers respond that they have no idea how to get the information they need to manage their businesses or departments. They either have too much or too little.

Rules of Brainstorming
  By: A.G. Lafley and Ram Charan

Ten rules for effective brainstorming sessions.


Soaring With The Eagles: Rebounding Your Business From The Brink Of Extinction
  By: Dan Stockdale

Thanks to the endangered species and environmental protection laws and other conservation efforts, the bald eagle, though still considered "threatened," has been brought back from the edge of extinction. As a business leader, what can you learn from the eagles about coming back from setbacks, big or small? Are you facing the total "extinction" of your organization or do you want to avoid that possibility before it gets any closer?


Successful Change Starts With a Shift in Perspective
  By: Steven Bacharach
To successfully change-whether on the personal or professional front-you need perseverance, feedback, and support to help achieve your goals. But change you can . . . and sometimes you must.

Successful Failures
  By: Jim Clemmer
Key characteristic of learning leaders; they refuse to be trapped by "conventional wisdom" or what others say is or isn't possible. Highly effective leaders go against the odds -- or just ignore them.

Technomanagement: A Deadly Mix of Bureaucracy and Technology
  By: Jim Clemmer
Technomanaged organizations have things backwards. They are organizations where people serve the systems or processes and customers are made to fit the organization.

Test Yourself: Are You An Mba Clone?
  By: Dr. Dan Herman

In our hyper-competitive markets, MBA clones pose an imminent and tangible threat to the competitiveness of the companies they work for. Many executives today attend the same MBA programs, study the same books, read the same newspapers and magazines, and go to the same conferences and workshops. Standardization in MBA programs results in a similarity in the professional approach and managerial thinking of their graduates. It also shapes the vocabulary and agenda of all the business media and training activities. Thus many executives today turn into —MBA clones.—


The Benefit of Safety Debriefing Developing a Culture of Learning through Lessons Learned
  By: James D. Murphy

Organizations must possess both formal and informal learning structures to adapt and thrive, and safety debriefing skills learned from a qualified consulting firm is just such a structure that is a necessity in any rapidly changing environment. Anyone who has not recognized the need for continuous learning in modern business has missed out on one of the most significant lessons learned in recent decades.  The forces of rapid global change can render limited professional skill sets obsolete almost overnight.  Moreover, organizations that fail to continuously revise their assumptions about their operating environment (i.e. market) or learn about trends via outside consulting will soon face obsolescence or irrelevance. 



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