Do it today…or maybe tomorrow?!

I keep sending out reminders about deadlines. Then just right before the deadline ends I get a phone call from a client arguing and explaining why 3 months wasn’t enough for her to complete a 6 to 8 hour long online simulation that measures and developes leaderships skills… So, what do we do? We extend…

The Theory of “Flow” And Its Relevance for Organizations – 4th part from the working paper

Part 3 – The changing context of managing 2. Demographic changes Of the demographic changes that are impacting management/leadership practices we will briefly discuss two phenomena: implications of the allegedly large “social gaps” between generations and the ageing of the population. Generation gaps: Social generations are cohorts of people born in the same date range and…

The Theory of “Flow” And Its Relevance for Organizations – 3rd part from the working paper

Part 2 – Leaders versus managers The changing technological and cultural context of managing / leading This section offers a few thoughts on the impact of technology and demographic changes for managing and leading employees and other stakeholders. A subsection discusses the implications of technological and demographic changes for employee training and learning.   1.…

How to earn your employees engagement?

Several research shows that only about one third of the employees are engaged at a given workplace. A larger amount of people are not engaged while the rest (around one fourth) is actively disengaged. But what exactly employee engagement means? A business management concept that describes the level of enthusiasm and dedication a worker feels…