Posts tagged ‘management’

December 4, 2012

Happy 90th Birthday HBR!

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Not to be confused with HBO the entertainment network, the wonderfuly insightful Harvard Business Review celebrates its 90th anniversary this month.  The monthly journal of the elite Harvard Business School is the crystal ball through which the world that has yet to come might appear.  Who cares about boring management?  Well, some people do and these people shape the world we work in.

In 1914 Henry Ford doubled wages

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June 21, 2011

Om Shanti Om

Dear Diary

I had a very stressful ten days recently, coping with daily change to my workflow in Delhi. I find my team here to be so unreliable and irresponsible it is sometimes hard to cope. I am not a scary Alan Sugar type boss, I just want a strong and supportive team.

I have tried asking my assistant to think over the weekend about how we can improve communication as we constantly misinterpret each other. She looks at me with a blank expression

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