Category: Online and Trade Journal Reports

Emotional Infrastructure: How Core Competencies Are Breaking Your Organization’s Heart

Emotional Infrastructure or HOW CLINGING TO CORE COMPETENCIES IS BREAKING YOUR ORGANIZATION’S HEART ORGANIZATIONS ARE MORE COMPLEX THAN EVER, AND FOCUSING TOO MUCH ON GARY HAMEL’S IDEA OF “CORE COMPETENCIES” IS BOTH OUTDATED AND DAMAGING TO YOUR COMPANY’S EMOTIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE Since Gary Hamel and CK Prahalad put forth the idea of “core competencies” in a.

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The Next-Generation Workforce and Project Management – NASA Ask

In 2007 I wrote an article for NASA’s ASK magazine about millennials and project management. They have successfully migrated their content to the web. I think many of the points in this article remain very relevant to current project management challenges and opportunities. The Next-Generation Workforce and Project Management The workplace is changing in ways.

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HBR – CIOs: Scenario Planning Can Save Your Job

It’s the rare CIO who applies scenario planning to the business of IT. Yet, in a function driven by innovation and the uncertainties surrounding the application and implication of future technologies, not using scenarios is tantamount to management malpractice. Scenarios can help IT organizations create more resilient plans, practice for business climate changes, and better drive innovation..

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How IT Professionals Can Embrace the Serendipity Economy

With Frederick’s Taylor invention of scientific management in the 1880s, and its subsequent assimilation into what we now consider modern management, organizations have used logic and rationality to the eliminate waste, to seek efficiency, and to transfer human knowledge to tools and processes. This perspective created the industrial economy lens through which most managers perceive.

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Mapping Your Mind at iPhone Life

When we reflect on our educational experiences, we find that the educational system tries to make us think in a straight line. For example, most writing classes start by teaching the outline. If we apply metacognition, or thinking about our thinking, we quickly discover that this arrangement of ideas in logical order proves rather artificial..

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Dell Inspiron Duo Review

Dell Inspiron Duo: An eye-catching design concept, but who is it for? now available at pencomputing.com

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