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Organizations across all industries are undertaking “digital transformation” projects. But, what exactly is it? And, are they doing it right? At it’s core, Digital Transformation is driven by the... MORE
What Exactly Is Benchmarking? management Operations A source of competitive advantage. David Tang
Mar 21

Management

City benches in mist at night
A source of competitive advantage.

What Exactly Is Benchmarking?

Benchmarking is a very powerful tool many organizations use to not only measure and gauge their performance against competition, but also to push themselves to be best-in-class.  Benchmarking is... MORE
What Leadership Qualities Drive Organizational Effectiveness? management Operations Indicators to organizational performance David Tang
Mar 08

Management

Leadership-Guy with backpack on top of boulder
Indicators to organizational performance

What Leadership Qualities Drive Organizational Effectiveness?

A few decades ago, faculty members at the University of Michigan were researching the major indicators of effective organizational performance.  What came from this research was an incredibly useful model for... MORE
What’s Limiting Your Organization? management Operations Find and eliminate your constraints. David Tang
Mar 01

Management

Growth/Startup /Sprout growing out of concrete
Find and eliminate your constraints.

What’s Limiting Your Organization?

The Theory of Constraints (TOC) is a methodology for identifying the most important limiting factor—i.e. constraint—and systematically improving it.  It was developed by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt, introduced in 1984... MORE
How Systems Thinking Makes You An Effective Leader management Operations Ensure your company works together Elli St.George Godfrey From the Editor's Desk
Oct 09

Management

Ensure your company works together

How Systems Thinking Makes You An Effective Leader

There was a time when people thought of businesses as some sort of machine. However, people are not very good cogs. They are just too likely to have their... MORE
Improvisational Acting Might Make You a Better Leader management Operations Be the leader others want to follow Izzy Gesell From the Editor's Desk
Sep 22

Management

Leadership-if your actions inspire others to dream more
Be the leader others want to follow

Improvisational Acting Might Make You a Better Leader

Have you considered trying improv theater to develop your leadership skills? It turns out that many of the same traits you need to be a good leader are developed... MORE
Communication Skills to Help Managers Lead Well management Operations Tuning up communication Kevin Ready From the Editor's Desk
Sep 10

Management

Group of Corporate People Having a Business Conversation
Tuning up communication

Communication Skills to Help Managers Lead Well

So-called “soft skills” have become increasingly recognized as valuable currency in the modern business environment. In an article on Forbes.com, Kevin Ready writes that a good communicator can get... MORE
Hiring Tips for Employers management Operations Google's hiring methods revealed From the Editor's Desk
May 20

Management

Competition between business partners climbing rock wall
Google's hiring methods revealed

Hiring Tips for Employers

To hire the best people, you need to become better at screening, interviewing and evaluating candidates.GO TO ARTICLE
Creating a Healthy Corporate Culture management Operations A good culture can motivate employees Eagle's Flight From the Editor's Desk
Apr 12

Management

Leadership-School of Blue Fish follow red fish concept
A good culture can motivate employees

Creating a Healthy Corporate Culture

The definition of a healthy corporate culture varies depending on who you talk to, but you’ll know it when you see it—employee engagement instead of withdrawal.GO TO ARTICLE
Offer Employees a Challenge and Improve Engagement management Operations Help retain top talent Inc's Partners - Capital One From the Editor's Desk
Feb 26

Management

In a rut/Running in circles
Help retain top talent

Offer Employees a Challenge and Improve Engagement

The opportunity to contribute one’s innate abilities and master new skills is the main driver of employee engagement and satisfaction, according to a Harvard study.GO TO ARTICLE