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Lack of Start Up Capital in Africa
Basically, africans lack initiative, consistency and persistence.

Manager-Leader Strategic Thinking
Seven Fundamentals of Manager-Leader Strategic Thinking

Leading Is In Serving!
Best Leadership Is Good Service- Driven in LOVE.

Livenovation, the Latin-American Challenge
Livenovation is a neoligism, is a individual lifestyle, changing is the essence of Livenovation, is to live innovating; it is the opposite of surviving.

Eradication and Blockage of Poverty
Poverty, A Good Friend To Africa?

Mediation Construction Dispute
The spectrum of dispute resolution technique

Alternative Views of Strategy
Alternative Views of Strategy&Reconnecting with Strategy

managers vs leaders
views on a hot debatable topic

People are like Guitar Strings
Leaders take time learn how to work with people

Governance Triangle goes into Government
David Cameron's Big Society policies bring into public policy an idea that has circulated in business and corporate governance for sometime now - thus besting Barack Obama to recast the debate between Big Government and Big Business and legitimating the roles of the civil society and citizen initiatives in policy formulation and implementation.

Islamic Banking and Finance
Islamic banking should be encouraged as an alternative banking approach in developing economy

Brand is a performance measure and the basis for incentive compensation that drives behavior, making management actions and shareholder needs compatible. It forces managers to act like owners by holding monies at risk that are lost to them if improvements in performance are not sustained. At the crossroads of corporate strategy and finance lies valuation.

Millionaire and a car Driver
Becoming a millionaire is it different than learning how to drive a car

Competition is regarded to be the best strategy for tackling poor customer service in Rwanda

New Decade of Marketing
The changing trends in marketing and the market place

greatest failures ande disasters are seldom the caused by factors much beyond the control of ordinary people.
Greatest disasters and failures are never attributable to root causes beyond the control or limits of ordinary people.

Complex Planning in Construction and Design Projects Through Collaborative Conversations
Developed to improve planning of increasingly complex and uncertain projects, The Last Planner® System (LPS) manages the relationships, conversations and commitments that together enable program & production planning decisions to be made collaboratively at the lowest possible level in a range of one-off production settings.

Building Value, or how to keep your job in tough times
Building Value, or how to keep your job in tough times

Remember you are a class not an object
When the concepts of object oriented programming are applied to life in general we see some interesting outcomes

Practices That Will Surely Improve Employee Retention in Your Office
Employee retention is an issue with majority of the organizations - leaving only the ones which are either out of this world or the rare ones which have understood and put into practice the secrets of the trade! All those secrets are revealed in this article…

Integrity, like charity, begins at home

Human Will
The Management of Human Will

quility costs
There is possibility to consider optimization of quality cost as a distributive problem of optimum enterprise costs planning

Through Business Network Transformation, companies can achieve profitable growth and a new source of competitive advantage on the global stage

Organizations Can Effectively LEARN Continuous Improvement
Continuous improvement maintains, when processes fail to add value, the root cause must be immediately identified and corrected. In order for organizations to LEARN the concept of continuous improvement, leadership, education, awareness, readiness, and new initiatives are necessary.

Employee Satisfaction & Customer Satisfaction
Is there any model describing relationship between ESI and CSI specially in after-sales?

The Three Rules I Believe in
Improve your game, do the right thing, enjoy the ride.

Current employment scenario of Saudi Arabia.
Current employment scenario of Saudi Arabia.

Friedman's Untouchables
The competitive playing fields between industrial and emerging market countries are leveling

Failure of Democracy in Africa
Democracy is a good system of governance only in providing freedoms, rights and involving citizens in a decision-making process. However it felt short to secure harms, humiliation, insecurity corruption and poverty.

Caution for Leaders of Volunteers
Leaders of Volunteers can Achieve as much as Leaders of Paid Workers.

marketing buzz
marketing conceps, trends, entrants , innovativeness

PROFESS the Ingredients for Effective Leadership
Effective leadership requires the combination of being professional, responsible, optimistic, flexible, ethical, strong-minded, and supportive. The recipe for success begins with the acronym PROFESS, which provides a leader with the necessary elements in discovering the concept of true leadership.

Culture supports Employee Engagement and Performance
This article explains the importance of employee engagement to organizational performance. The validated Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument is discussed as a way to engage employees in change.

Point of View
You have no point of view if you cannot discuss your opinion.

Job Stress in Organizations
Job Stress in the Organization

Let the Employees be like classmates , college mates and University Mates
Elimination of Fear and Anxiety is the first step for creating a Top Performing Organization.

Networks: evolution or necessary revolution?
The model of Dr. Clare W. Graves offers insight in types of networks and their relationship to certain types of surroundings.

Pyramidal and departmental structures are less efficient than interlinked processes mapping. Nevertheless, pyramidal and departmental stills as more used way to characterize organizations. Here is an approach which introduce a new livinghood model based on interdependency rather than subordination. Beside this the approach also brought a talent management proposal based on leadership development rather than technical skills.

Viral Change Management- learning change management from viruses
Organisations change because leaders change- a change leader needs to be enthusiastic about the change and infect the rest of the team with his enthusiasm- as a virus would infect its host.

Competence-based Management
The theory of competence-based strategic management is an integrative strategy theory that incorporates economic, organizational and behavioural concerns in a framework that is dynamic, systemic, cognitive and holistic (Sanchez and Heene, 2004). This theory defines competence as: the ability to sustain the coordinated deployment of resources in ways that helps an organization achieve its goals (creating and distributing value to customers and stakeholders).

Skills training is key to reduce fake goods and services on the market
Manufacturers of fake products and providers of fake services operate out of expediency with insufficient skills


Vietnam and the Defeat of the Harvard Business Model
A critique of the dominant business paradigm.

Simplicity - one of the secrets to success
Taking the time to simplify and de clutter your life is time well invested, by eliminating the baggage and disorder in your life you will benefit from decreased stress and increased productivity and efficiency

Get Your Complex Team to Collaborate
Executing on major initiatives requires teams that are large, diverse, and virtual. Yet, as team size grows and the group disperses, team performance diminishes.

Differentiate Management and Leadership Competencies
companies should be clearer on the management and leadership expectations and their difference

Moving to a Healthy Workplace Environment
So, What’s your Hard Hat For?

Go Green with a Paperless Performance Management Process
Manage the performance appraisal process and eliminate lot of paper work that is resulting from employee information and performance management.

Competency Requirements for Today’s HRM Professional
Competency Requirements for Today’s HRM Professional.

performance management in an african company.
performance measurement in an african company

Coaching Retail Staff: Our Best is what we Fail at the Most
David Beckham's approach to winning and disciplined execution is applied to performance coaching in retail stores.

Career - Not Just a Job, But the Future
For developing a career plan, you need to explore your best skills and talents.

Generation Next
What’s Next for Generation Next?

What is RECESSION and why its Happen
Executive Summary of RECESSION

Carrot & Stick Approach is Obsolete!
Using Carrot & Stick Approach demotivates employees, killing their self pride, integrity and loyalty.

Human Resources Development
Impotantance of Human Resources Development because human resources act as a asset for the organization

ISO Certification and Customer Satisfaction
There is a craze for merit without sacrifice.

Students' Growth and Development
Students' educational growth effecting development in society.

Systems Thinking in Complex Project Management
Reflecting on the use of Systems Thinking in Scenario & Project Planning Practice.

Market Efficiency
Explanation of the concept of market efficiency.

A lot less than you think and that's the good news!.

EIQ Predicts High Performance Leadership
Abundant evidence shows that what high performance leaders have that others don't is high EIQ, that can be measured and developed..

Companies often dish out off the shelf solutions which does not suit the local context nor the the culture of an organisation

Public Administration and Globalization
What is the new public administration about?

Intellectual Capital and Holism Philosophy
Knowing about research philosophy is crucial point to researchers in all concepts and objectives, thus it's a suggestion to IC researchers that better they try to understand about Holism as new concept or new philosophy of intellectual capital in knowledge-based economics.

The Role of Service Quality in Development of Tourism Industry
Service quality, tourism, service quality dimensions, tourists' revisit.

Empowering Managers to Lead: a Reflection
The complexity of the modern day organization compels the company to empower and transform its people at all levels to lead with the aim to compete advantageously..

Emotional Intelligence and Its Impact on Leadership
Moving Up Requires More Than Just Technical Capability.

External Real Forces and Pseudo-Forces to Design a Strategic Plan Fuzzy logic Vs. Classic Logic
PEST, External Force, Fuzzy Logic Control.

TBEM (Tata Business Excellence Model)
TBEM is an adaption customised to Tata of the globally renowned Malcom Baldrige Model.

Why do Projects Fail?
Solution of Project Failure.

Importance of Developing Leadership Skills
What makes a good leader? .

Guide to Developing your First Corporate Governance Policies
Corporate Governance Policies.

How to Earn Online?
Let’s join with SFI and change your life and get money online. Multiple income streams are great concept by the SFI. So become part of SFI and its internet marketing group and earn potential income with free training.

Choosing Strategies for Change by John P. Kotter and Leonard A. Schlesinger
Managers can alter the tempo of their change to the situation through strategically diagnosing each staff member’s resistance using Kotter’s and Schlesinger’s strategic continuum to analyze situational factors to decide how quickly or slowly their change should proceed.

Need For Change Management In Nigerian Universities: Exploring Best Practices For Quality Improvement
Change can be managed in Nigerian universities through the provision of transformational and informed leadership system in the universities, informed planning and management of resources.

A Digital Tool for Human Interaction with a Common Goal: Ess3ntial
This week, our friend at NASA, David Meza, an early reader of Domenico Lepore’s book ‘Deming and

SWOT analysis of the Indian organized Retail industry :
SWOT analysis of the Indian organized Retail industry:.

Management is a Game
The winner takes it all.

Teaching Without Teaching: Handling a Crowd
The art of crowd control lies in using a multi-facetted approach to training your crowd to follow your lead and do as you request.

After College – What?
Its common to have a job as an MBA destination.How about including entrepreneurship as a career plan?

Cho Thue van Phong
Cho thue van phong.

5 Red Flags that Indicate Business Failure
5 red flags indicating business failure.

Leigh Car Finance
Leigh Car Finance best car financing company.

7 Leadership Roles
He or she is a born leader.

Management Through Setting Examples
Management by mentoring those who report to you.

#1 International Masters in Management by Mintzberg
Intro to McGill and its unique International Masters Program.

Successful Lean Manufacturing Implementation: Five Fundamental Jigsaw Pieces
This article describes the five fundamental jigsaw pieces which Siemens Guadalajara puts together, to get the real power out of lean by changing existing management practices and incorporating the Siemens values Innovation, Excellence and Responsibility at the same time.

The Black Box Model of the Human Mind
The black box model shows the interaction of stimuli, consumer characteristics, decision process and consumer responses.

Apparel Supply Chain
Apparel Supply Chain - Apparel Supply Chain's Variants.

Traffc, Sales and Sign Ups with Master Resell Rights + 9 FREE EBooks of Very High Quality
If you have dreams of building an Internet Marketing empire that generates enough cash for you to quit your job, requires only a few hours of work per day, and allows you to live your dream lifestyle, this letter could be the turning point in your business, your finances, and your life. .

Facilitating Students for Their Effective Learning at the College Level
This paper deals with facilitation of students in order to improve their learning at the college level.

Lean Six Sigma in the IT Sector
This article is being published with the intention of endorsing the various vistas of Lean Six Sigma implementation, particularly when it is implemented in the IT sector. We do believe that IT professionals of all ranks & files would acknowledge the great value Lean Six Sigma brings to their organisation, if it has been implemented with sincere undertaking. Thanks!

The Relationship Between Intellectual Capital and Innovation
Nowadays, intellectual capital as intangible assets and innovation as intangible activities are vital to improve successfuly in knowledge -based economies.

Effective Management Through Leadership
Concepts of Effective Management through Leadership.

Comfort Zone, Zone of Certainty ©
The comfort zone is not limiting per se, in fact changes that lead to growth begin recognizing comfort zones.

Remember to Take People With You...
Persuasion Campaigns Using Multicast Web Streaming Technology.

Leadership of a Sustainable Enterprise
Achieving the common good through a systemic approach

Top 10 Things Every Business Should Provide for Every Worker - Including the Boss!
Top 10 Things Every Business Should Provide for Every Worker - Including the Boss!

Brand Irritation
A new concept on the basis of recent trends in marketing specially in Indian service sector where unnecessarily aggressive sales push creating a negative impact on overall business of the company and negatively affect the whole umbrella of brands in long term.....

The Epistemology of the Phenomenology of Spirit,... and the Spiritual MetaCognition
New Theory of Spiritual MetaCognition.

Supply Chain Stock Reduction using a Smart Product Architecture
Improve your business performance by reducing your stock with a smart product architecture. Join our Linkedin group 'Asintik Innovationstore' for more interesting articles about innovation.

Reflective Leadership
Leadership is about changing perspectives in logical progression towards changes in organisational surroundings.

Leadership and management.

What If We All Owned the Podium
What if we all owned the podium in our organizations and we all shared a gold medal for our collective and collaborative contributions..

Jimmy Carter on ZBB
A 'Lost' Article by Carter on Zero Base Budgeting

The philosophy of education
Have we engineered the language of the mind to explore mathematical infinities?

The Goal of A Central Bank in Relation to Deficit Financing
The Goal of A Central Bank in Relation to Deficit Financing.

Humanity - Africa Give the Gift
Where is the Leadership Legacy of Africa and what is the contribution that Africa can make to the world?

Managing Change in Fourth Industrial Revolution: Perspective from Manufacturing Industry
Two basic rules of life are:

1. "Change is inevitable".
2. "Everybody resists chang

Need for Change Management in Higher Education: Exploring Best Practices for Institutional Change
Benchmarking, Re-engineerng Higher education, Technology Integration and Total Quality Management

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