How to find Flow in Eco-Sustainable Coworking Spaces?

Collaboration in eco-sustainable spaces through the perspective of Flow theory The central phenomenon of my research is the examination of space and its interactions. At an early stage, I determined the appearance of collaboration in coworking spaces, initially with a qualitative in-depth interview, later with a special research method named videography. In the long-term, I…

Stress is Dead, Long Live the Time Pressure!

It is quite common to find a job as a result of your internship. Less often it happens that a student is offered a job as a result of data collection for an MA thesis. This is exactly what happened to KADRI HANSSON, a UI/UX designer and fresh Master of Business Administration from Estonian Business…

Are ‘Remote Work’ and ‘Virtual Teamwork’ Synonyms?

Remote Work and Virtual Teamwork are as different as Ice Skating and Ice Hockey! Interview with Sirja Sulakatko, Virtual Teamwork enthusiast Ten years ago, the then 20-year-old Sirja had an important decision to take: While working full time in Estonia as a store manager, she had the possibility to take a 6-month internship with ADIDAS…

Five Ways to Manage Your Social Media Addiction

This blog entry is from our guest author: Bernie Gourley (Writer and Yoga Teacher) I’m not suggesting that one needs to do away with checking email and social media. These are great tools that allow us, potentially, to be much more productive than without them. But a major problem with an addiction so invoked is that it can…

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 develops leadership skills… So, what do we do? We extend the…

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?

Multiple research shows that only about one-third of the employees are engaged at a given workplace. A larger amount of people is 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 toward his/her…