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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 management? As the 4th Industrial Revolution evolves, the use of traditional, base level project management practices such as
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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. No longer will executives and managers of electric utilities focus solely on serving public service commissioners, providing dependable
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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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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 greatly used but seldom understood. Managers often use the word in place of delegation. They may also label
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How Employee Ego Strength Influences Business Enterprise Operations

How Employee Ego Strength Influences Business Enterprise Operations

The ego strength of business enterprise employees defines an organization’s capacity to compete and succeed. Organizational employees lacking healthy egos promote and perpetuate dysfunction and defensiveness. Employees with healthy egos facilitate and sustain collaboration, cooperation and rational decision-making – key
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C-Suite Perspectives from June 12, 2015

C-Suite Perspectives from June 12, 2015

INNOVA Group attended another fantastic C-Suite Perspective meeting. This time Brendan Morrissey, President/CEO, Netsertive was the guest speaker. He used the analogy of Culture, Boats and Business.  When he began, we all sat there thinking how could this be related?
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Accountability Management: Buzzword or Critical Business Governance Requirement?

Accountability Management: Buzzword or Critical Business Governance Requirement?

Accountability management has become a management challenge everyone is faced with but what is it and how is it different from being responsible? How is it created and sustained and why is it so important? Being responsible is one thing.
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Change: A Leadership Catalyst For Good and Bad

Change: A Leadership Catalyst For Good and Bad

Change is universal and omnipresent. Everyone accepts that fact of life. Ineffective leaders let change stall progress and limit possibility. Effective leaders use change for growth and as a catalyst for achieving human and organizational potential. A key feature of
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Ethical Foundation: Why an Ethical Foundation is Important in Business?

Ethical Foundation: Why an Ethical Foundation is Important in Business?

Business enterprise’s existence and longevity are more a function of an organization’s moral compass for serving a marketplace than price, size, or product/service advantage. An organization’s ethical foundation provides the foundation for trust, collaboration, and commitment to action. As the
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