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Blog by Polly LaBarre on August 19, 2010
Many workforce professionals say the biggest threat to talent retention today is the gig economy, not other competing employers.
Story by Andre Lavoie on November 8, 2017
Hierarchical bureaucracies are fast becoming obsolete for the simple reason that we suddenly find ourselves in a completely new world with a completely different set of rules.
Hack by Rod Collins on December 6, 2011
The term “strategic planning” conjures up images of suits in conference rooms diagramming the path to world domination on whiteboards. All too often, strategic planning is an activity reserved for the organizational elite—executives aided by consultants. The top dogs think up all the big ideas—and...
Blog by Chris Grams on March 21, 2011
The so-called shift to knowledge work was actually a shift from prefigured to configured working activities.  It brought with it a shift in the locus of control over the worker's activities - fro
Hack by Fred Nickols on July 11, 2011
Many entrepreneurs look for a mentor for business advice, but these experienced individuals can also provide help in other areas.
Story by Madelyn Wilson on February 22, 2018
A new perspective on human nature, particularly on human needs, allows us to develop a dynamic model of the organization and an integrated top-down-bottom-up approach to management.
Hack by Cristian Mitreanu on December 10, 2011
The sustainability of a business is a process to fulfill the target to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability to generate the yield to meet the future business needs.
Hack by Avijit Saha on February 25, 2011
Editor’s note: Why are managers so often short sighted at the expense of the long-term health and value of their companies? One reason is that compensation and incentive systems are too often geared to the short term. These incentives can skew our perspective of the bigger picture. Indeed, research...
Blog by McKinsey & Company on March 19, 2011
Most change programs fail, but the odds of success can be greatly improved by taking into account these counterintuitive insights about how employees interpret their environment and choose to act. In 1996, John Kotter published Leading Change . Considered by many to be the seminal work in the field...
Blog by McKinsey & Company on April 6, 2010

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