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Shifting Management’s Focus From Status Quo Governance to Cultural Empowerment

Shifting Management’s Focus From Status Quo Governance to Cultural Empowerment

Contemporary organizational theorists and analysts argue that global marketplace competition requires leadership. This leadership should promote collaboration, adaptation, and constant learning. James
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The 4th Industrial Revolution: Leadership & Governance Paradigm Shift

The 4th Industrial Revolution: Leadership & Governance Paradigm Shift

When the 1st Industrial Revolution occurred, leadership and governance of business enterprises were conceived as work authorization structures, delegation of work, and
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A New Vision For Leading and Managing Projects

A New Vision For Leading and Managing Projects

Why have Agile and Scrum become so popular and valuable in leading and governing projects? What is different about 21st century project
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Revolution in Electric Utility Leadership & Management

Revolution in Electric Utility Leadership & Management

Recently I read a couple of articles describing how east coast and west coach public electric utilities were changing their customer focus.
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Exploring Accountability Management

Exploring Accountability Management

Accountability management has become a 21st century management challenge. Every manager is faced with installing and sustaining accountability management but what is
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Do Effective Managers Inspire or Direct?

Do Effective Managers Inspire or Direct?

Contemporary organizational stakeholders are constantly seeking inspiration. However, most managers either don’t know what that means, don’t know why it’s needed, or don’t feel comfortable with the concept. This is completely understandable. Managers have traditionally been selected for their expertise and experience, not their capability to inspire and energize others, to think rationally, be self-governing, and share accountability.
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Transforming Traditional Performance Management to Learning Based Performance Management

Transforming Traditional Performance Management to Learning Based Performance Management

In governing today’s organizations, the managerial practice of monitoring and controlling performance is experiencing a transformation. The traditional performance management practice of monitoring and controlling work activity through the use of performance evaluation forms, periodic supervisor/direct report...
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A Big Bang Theory: Organizational Evolution

A Big Bang Theory: Organizational Evolution

In a recent Time magazine article, “A Star is Born”, the process of using Fusion versus Fission to create energy was analyzed and evaluated.
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Project Management Breakfast Meeting Set for October 15th

Project Management Breakfast Meeting Set for October 15th

The next breakfast meeting is Thursday, October 15th at 8:00 AM. Chris Kiper will present "PMI Continuing...
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Some Thoughts on Empowerment

Some Thoughts on Empowerment

Empowerment is a word greatly used but seldom understood. Managers often use the word in place of delegation. Empowerment is a word
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