Archive for March, 2016

ManagementSpeak, 3/28/2016

Monday, March 28th, 2016
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ManagementSpeak: We’re aligning our staffing with our core objectives. Translation: Marketing is gaining a headcount, and IT is losing one. With this fine entry we can add J. MacKenzie as another headcount in our ManagementSpeak source roster.

A mathematical theory of team optimization

Monday, March 28th, 2016
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Ever wonder why big teams are slower than small teams? All you need to understand the answer is a bit of calculus.

Great Quotation, 3/21/2016

Monday, March 21st, 2016
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“Life is tough. Three out of three people die, so shut up and deal!” – Ring Lardner

Clogged inboxes are an enterprise-scale problem

Monday, March 21st, 2016
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They don’t just slow a person down. The accumulated delay can slow decision-making down to a crawl.

ManagementSpeak, 3/14/2016

Monday, March 14th, 2016
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ManagementSpeak: No, there hasn’t been a change in policy. Translation: Disregard the written policy, and our previous statements. This is your new reality. Thanks to Norman Meyer for this indicator of our current reality.

Business is slowing down

Monday, March 14th, 2016
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It appears the top executives of many businesses didn’t get the memo about the need for speed.

my photoBob Lewis is a senior management consultant with Dell Services. He has published these columns once a week in one form or another since 1996.

Disclaimer: All opinions, statements, representations, allegations, images (if published) and anything else that appears here is the sole responsibility of the author. Dell has and had nothing to do with it, other than saying it's okay to continue publishing KJR.

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