An article describing how to manage in times of stress. The article covers how to anticipate and prepare for the crises, how to work smarter and develop an attitude that takes a glass half-full approach to the challenges of personal and work life.
Project teams contain a wide range of people, from those who are positively engaged to those who may be reluctant and unmotivated. This article examines a number of things the team leader can do to increase the level of support from those who may be less inclined to help but whose participation is still important.
Many organizations, when faced with change, quickly dive into the technical work – rewriting procedures, changing processes, upgrading technology, moving people around. It seems that most of the effort is spent on the change itself as opposed to how the change is being managed. This article explores the importance on the people side of change, and provides a number of practical suggestions that will boost the success of the change.
This is an article about the Work-Out process and how it can be used to facilitate organizational cultural change. The article describes the origins of Work-Out as a bureaucracy-busting tool used at General Electric and how it has been adapted as an important tool under the umbrella of continuous improvement.