Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs may be less popular than the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) – but it is much more meaningful and powerful as a performance enhancement instrument.
“Why do projects fail?” Whether you are a certified professional or just an accidental project manager – you’ve heard and answered this question before. Indeed, for as long as I remember myself, this subject has been so dear to the public at large that every business magazine and website would offer their recommendations. Google for […]
Are you NOT surprised: now Facebook is announcing imminent layoffs, following a similar announcement from Google a few days ago. Although both companies are avoiding the L-word, in an attempt to remain politically correct to the end, this is what it is: layoffs. Like many oversatiated companies before them, they have reached the point where […]
Recently, Google announced a productivity improvement crusade. This is not unexpected. Google appears to be following the steps of many tech companies that went from boom to bust pretty quickly. It is noteworthy that they all had similar strategies and roadmaps, as many of them would become deliriously successful (read: obscenely profitable), then stagnate, and […]
Do you use surveillance or “productivity monitoring” tools at work? Whether you adopt WFH or hybrid or in-person, there’s a good chance that you are being monitored. Quite a few companies still use punch clocks. Perhaps digital and contactless today, the punch clock is the oldest surveillance tool that comes to my mind and I […]
This is Part 3 of Rogers Outage Assessment by End User. You can also read Part 1 – The Five Forces of Oligopoly and Part 2 – Cultural Assessment and the Root Cause. Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications expected to have their merger to be closed by July 31. It must be a coincidence, but […]
Some legal firm from the US approached a local business owner offering him help to file a lawsuit against former employees who continue leaving “defamatory” reviews on Glassdoor. Essentially, they suggest hiring them to wriggle the “offenders’” identities from Glassdoor and then sue the insulters for “substantial damages caused by defamatory reviews,” thereby sending a […]
(“The Great Resignation & The Future Of Work: Sergei Brovkin Of Collectiver On How Employers and Employees Are Reworking Work Together” – originally published in Authority Magazine). No more lifetime careers or long-term employment. The rate of change in science and technology has reached such a level that no profession and no job will remain relevant […]
Steve Jobs may have been a controversial leader – but a smart one. And there was something that he understood particularly well and used as a foundation for his management approach.
There are multiple connections between management and values, and society. Likewise, there are many boundary-spanning ideas in the works of Peter Drucker, Abraham Maslow, and Henry Mintzberg.