Productivity and how to improve it has been very much in the news this week. A Financial Times lunch briefing ‘Below potential, but how far?’ contained the following wonderful sentence: “Productivity gains may rely on protecting or putting in place conditions where workers themselves can and want to figure out how to do things better.”… Continue reading Productivity: locate improvement with those closest to the process!
Month: May 2015
Leadership is about relationships-with yourself and with others
Peter Northhouse defines leadership as “a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal” Gary Yukl relaxes the assumption of a single leader: “the process of facilitating individual and collective efforts to accomplish shared objectives.” Defining leadership as a process means that it is not a trait or character-… Continue reading Leadership is about relationships-with yourself and with others