What Company Spirit Is


18 Aug
2010

Capabilities are important, not the incapability.

Here rests a man who knew how to hire better than himslef people.
leadership, management, company spirit

Management by objectives tells the manager what to do.  Proper workflow organization allows him to do soBut the spirit of the company determines whether the manager will execute his jobThe company spirit mobilizes human energy and devotion, the spirit determines whether a person will invest the best of himself, or put only minimum efforts

What Company Spirit Is


Leadership and Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

published in: Leadership

09 Jul
2010

The great insight of Charles Darwin is that leadership, leader, evolution processspecies evolve in the process of random genetic mutation (untargeted changes) and natural selection. 

In business, it’s not that different - survive and thrive those that adapt rapidly.
 
In the book "Built to Last, Jim Collins and Jerry Poras, said: "Researching the history of vision-oriented companies, we were impressed by the fact that they have made their most successful moves not by precise strategic planning, but through experiments and mistakes by taking advantage of ...

 

Leadership and Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution


Business Case Study 9. Anonymous Letter

published in: Case studies

01 Jul
2010

You are Manager of a small team of 10 colleagues.  During the past nine months the results of the department were not good and there are no bonuses for anyone.  Two weeks ago you received an anonymous letter stating that one of your best employees, pigheaded, but achieving high results and an excellent team-player – Mr. Mlad Salty - has arranged a anonymous letter, business case study, director, manager, business casebusiness trip to a 500 miles distance town, to attend court proceedings against the local municipal administration.  Local newspaper describing how Mr Salty is probably going to win the case was enclosed in the letter.

Business Case Study 9. Anonymous Letter


Leadership and Cutting down Staff


29 Jun
2010

A company leader, cutting down staff, leadershipcannot exist if it does not make profit. 

The business cycle has its upward and downward trends.  During protracted declines many leaders are forced to cut staff, colleagues... This is the most unpleasant task in the life of every manager.  But true leadership requires even this task to be executed fairly and in principle.

One possible approach is the "20-70-10" approach..

Leadership and Cutting down Staff


The Business Leader Types

published in: Leader

27 Jun
2010

There are different types of business leadership: authoritarian and democratic, people-oriented and result-oriented, successful and unsuccessful, loved and hated, etc.leader, leader types, leadership

 

Level 5. Leader Level Five
Leader level Five builds continued company progress through a paradoxical mixture of personal humility and professional iron will.  Level Five leaders are incredibly ambitious people, but they direct that ambition to company interests only (not for personal gains).  Leaders level Five are simple, but highly volitional (they are determined to do whatever is necessary); modest but fearless; they train deputies and do not hesitate to ascribe to them all the merits. Leaders level Five exhibit fanatical desire to achieve results. They do not tolerate mediocrity in any form and does not show any tolerance for those professing the idea that things are good...

The Business Leader Types


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