Dans son article « Définir des règles du jeu en entreprise » (Libération du lundi 16 avril 2012), le sociologue François Dupuy, des organisations du travail, a bien raison de tirer la sonnette d’alarme et de rappeler que « le management … est en grande souffrance ».
Les futurs ingénieurs Sidji de Vassoigne, Franck Fauxbaton et Lionel Hubervic ont mis le doigt sur des problèmes d'organisation dans la chaîne de production des joints pour les vitres de camion (dans l'ex Barre Thomas devenue Cooper Standard)
As a business owner or manager, your attitude directly affects your employees and your employees’ attitudes directly impact on your customers, and if that impact is negative then your business will not perform as it should.
If you want to have co-operative employees, who work well as a team and whose attitudes towards their work positively impact on the customer experience, then you need to ensure that your own attitude towards employees is appropriate.
This good article, suggests that you need to hold your employees in high esteem, make them feel valued, and increase their engagement, and it offers three things that you need to do to achieve these objectives.
Crise du capitalisme, vision à court terme financière, manque d'engagement des employés... De nombreux problèmes pourraient être résolus si nous pouvions faire converger les intérêts des salariés et des cadres avec ceux des propriétaires.
Bob doesn’t attribute his successes to himself but always to the cultures he has built. He’s so persuasive in his “why you need to stop being a boss and start being a leader who builds cultures” philosophy, that he has changed the lives of several people simply through one conversation.
The life of an entrepreneur is about meeting the daily challenges and using your problem solving skills to overcome every challenge, as you forge ahead to achieve your goals.
Unfortunately, if your problem solving skills are not finely tuned, you will find problem solving difficult and you will not get enjoyment from an entrepreneurial role.
This good article, explains that entrepreneurs will always face people problems and business obstacles, and it outlines six basic principles of problem solving that you can use to train yourself to be an effective problem solver.
Want individuals to take action? You’ve got to make a clear, concise and compelling call to action. You can’t wait for individuals to read your mind. Nor can you expect them to follow a long involved process.
Occassionally, it is good for a business owner to turn their thinking on its head, and consider their approach to competition from a completely different angle.
In the area of competitive advantage, the common approach is to define your business against the standards of others, and find your point of differentiation.
This excellent article, suggests ditching this approach to build a customer driven (rather than a competitor driven) definition of your competitive advantage, and it offers three steps you can take to achieve this outcome.
Cette action vise à créer au sein d'un réseau d'entreprises (PMI) une dynamique d'échanges pour que chacun puisse s'apporter et progresser au travers des fondamentaux de l'amélioration continue. 35 entreprises sont déjà entrées dans le dispositif. Elles comptent de 6 à 900 salariés. C'est en Bretagne !
Owners of small and medium sized business, often operate without the support of dedicated HR staff, and as a consequence tend to pay lip service to the concept of performance management.
Unfortunately, ignoring performance management overlooks the fact that implementing sound performance management practices, ensures that you extract the most from a key strategic asset: your employees.
This excellent article, identifies three fundamental performance management practices that every business should have in place, and then it explains each in greater detail.