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.
Category: human values
Hurricane Ian was sending us a message: Humans, it’s time to put your act together. It’s time to REBALANCE.
Abraham Maslow’s Theory of human motivation is like Isaac Newton’s laws of motion: neither of them has an expiration date. New theories often come to the fore, but after a while, it becomes obvious that they are nothing more than derivatives and only confirm the original idea. With the shooting epidemic sweeping the US, everyone […]
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 […]
(“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.
A friend asked me to help his daughter write a formal follow-up letter to a prospective employer. After a few questions, it has become clear that the young lady has a good chance to land a job in an environment that will make her life miserable, where she will never be productive or at least […]
Using Glassdoor data, calculate your benchmark Engagement Ratio and use Glassdoor as a performance improvement monitor and communication channel.
Here’s what Henry Mintzberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, thinks about shareholder value today: “Shareholder value has nothing to do with human values.”