Sport can use some managerial know-how, and managers have a lot to learn from the world of sport. Below, Paolo Guenzi and Dino Ruta offer a scheme to link sport characteristics and business variables, discovering how team management models typically used in traditional businesses can be found in or transferred to sports teams, and vice versa.
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In the ever more complex business world that we operate in today, companies have to be able to adapt rapidly and cost efficiently to changes in the environment and customer behavior.
Melissa St Hill's insight:
The lessons learnt from 2013 on flourishing with additional agility within a business should definitely be carried through to 2014 and built on. Remember ... out with the dinosaur and in with the puma!
Quite an interesting article - I like it... Might be food for thought - I need someone to keep me grounded as I have quite a fiery nature - a lot of "emotional passion" within the workplace when things aren't going quite right - and the opposite always gets me back on track - Nadia Edwards-Dashti at Harrington Starr being my opposite - works VERY well -so I am in full agreement.
Does it work for you? Who is your opposite within the workplace that works well with you and how much more productive do they/can they make you?
Also food for thought for hiring managers to ensure there is a perfect synergy within the team. Opposite always attract…
Many of the lessons learned in fatherhood apply, on a certain level, to change leadership. Here are the parallels between building a complex LEGO set and coaching a client through transformational change.
Michael Lowenstein looks at the importance of employee retention and ambassadorship for companies that want to be truly successful. (Employees, at all levels and in all functions need to have a thorough understanding of what’s important.