By Pete Kontakos
A strong information technology (IT) framework can facilitate better business.
Category: Business Process Strategies
By Tony Kubica and Sara LaForest
Culture is the way work is done in your company. Is yours working right?
By Jeremy J. Ulmer
In the world of sales, simple little things can have a huge impact.
By Louis Columbus
Pursuing two-tier ERP strategies are emerging as a best practice throughout manufacturing. As a complex manufacturer, how do you know what strategies to pursue to reach success?
By Scott Glatstein
Marketplace strategy execution ranks high in the top 10 issues that senior managers must face today. They all appear to point to one major common factor: a lack of organizational preparedness to implement marketplace strategies as envisioned by those who conceived them.
By Sanjiv Karani
In today’s global, hyper-competitive and turbulent markets, the only constant is complexity.Complexity and the growth of complexity remains the primary challenge for CEOs all over the world as confirmed by numerous studies. Dynamic Complexity Management (DCM) is the dynamic orchestration of executing good complexity and eradicating bad complexity.
By Lou Washington
What the IT industry needs is not just a new crop of people with older skills. What it needs is a genuine culture change that promotes the concept of knowledge sharing and a culture that recognizes that those systems supporting our enterprise year in and year out have immense value.
Focus on one at a time, experiment and increase your sales productivity.
By Brian Flagg
Many contact centers have embraced a work-at-home model for a variety of reasons. But how do you ensure that those employees working at home remain engaged with the business as a whole?
By Erika Andersen, Forbes Magazine
What would make a very senior executive – someone who most certainly has been courted by his or her organization and then paid huge sums of money to join – decide to pack it in? Is it greed (an even richer offer down the street)? Hubris? Short attention span? Or do 1%ers actually leave jobs for the same reasons as the average Joe or Josie?
By Jason W. Womack, Author of ” You’re Best Just Got Better:Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More ”
Do you often feel like you’ve barely skimmed the surface of what you should have accomplished on a given work day?
When you learn to “know when you’re done” with projects, tasks, and everything the work day throws at you, you’ll free up a lot more time to focus on those things that truly matter.
By John Bethune Rightly or wrongly, we tend to believe that the truth is eternal, that facts live forever, and that, by contrast, mistakes so how to get divorced oner or later die off unaided. Hence our attitudes about errors tend to be lax. But on the Internet, at least, errors are surprisingly resilient. zp8497586rq
By Brian Flagg
The annual employee survey has, as one of its aims, to improve engagement. However it can, in many cases be more destructive to engagement than helpful.
Sure, managers must contain costs, but they still need to think and execute strategically. And projects make that strategy happen. Project success creates strategic advantages that drive profitability. But aligning project management practices with your strategic goals and company culture is no small achievement.
By Lou Washington Remember the comic strip, “The Born Loser”? I used to love reading this strip because it reminded me of how lousy life can really get for some f Procrastination Cure Membership Club olks. Whenever I start feeling picked on because my stapler comes up empty or the last beer has disappeared from my fridge, [...]