​Army: The origin of the corporate management philosophy

To persuade or dissuade a few from something, is very easy; for if words are not enough, you can use authority and force: but the difficulty is  to take away a sinister idea from a multitude, whether it may be in  agreement or contrary to your own opinion, where only words can be used,  which, … Continue reading ​Army: The origin of the corporate management philosophy

​Effective decision-making in the modern Information Age

Decision-making can no longer be confined to the very small group at the top. In one way or another almost every knowledge worker in an organization will either have to become a decision-maker himself or will at least have to be able to play an active, an intelligent, and an autonomous part in the decision-making … Continue reading ​Effective decision-making in the modern Information Age

​Role of “boundary conditions” in the decision-making process

One of the major elements in the decision process is setting clear specifications as to what the decision has to accomplish. What are the objectives the decision has to reach? What are the minimum goals it has to attain? What are the conditions it has to satisfy? In science these are known as “boundary conditions.” … Continue reading ​Role of “boundary conditions” in the decision-making process

​Focus on top talent for maximum staff development ROI

It is common for leaders to spend most of their feedback time on under performers while neglecting their top performers. This is a huge disservice to talented employees and sends the wrong message. When this occurs, top performers ask themselves “why should I continue to outperform when I’m not valued by my manager?” Not only … Continue reading ​Focus on top talent for maximum staff development ROI