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orTo boost productivity, give them autonomy and foster cooperation.
The authors Eves Morieux and Peter Tollman who are partners at BCG outlines the six simple rule which a new age manager can follow to build high performing teams.. This approach is not from the Taylor's school (put structures to control behavior) nor is it from the Mayo's school (motivate people through team building programs) ... I think the proposed approach accounts for the motivational factors of the Gen Y very well.
Six simple rules
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So yea, you know how the left brain is really realistic, analytical, practical, organized, and logical, and the right brain is so darn creative, passionate, sensual, tasteful, ...
Now we know a lot more about how brain really work. Thanks to MRI's. Also its time to get rid of those age old left and the right brain concept and numerous models and theories inspired from it.
The article talks about how creativity is whole brain activity and how the following different brain network functions in harmony to generate anything creative.
1.The Attentional control network
3.Attentional flexibility network
Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.
The psychgological construct which Elizabath Gilbert talks about in this video is a powerful & practical approach in handling performance pressures due to high expectations especially for creative professionals.
If your company has core values, shouldn't you? Establishing your own personal guidelines can remove risk and accelerate success.
I remember when Santosh Babu, founder OD Alternatives and my first employer used to conduct core values exercises during his leadership workshops.
These were the most powerful introspective exercises I had ever come across.
Here Author Kevin Daum outlines a simple 5 step process for personal value clarification.
I believe all those who are able to take strong decision and stand by it have their core values clear. This could become a perfect enabler for anybody who finds it difficult to be assertive in their decision making
Coaches can be a catalyst for developing great leaders
Author Ray Williams draws a nice connect between Mindfulness & leadership here.
The most interesting part in the article is, where he talks about how the new corporate structure promotes cognitive shortcuts in decision making.
I quite relate to this. We come across many such instances at work where decisions are taken in a reactive mode and we are forced to believe that "something that works for the current situation is always the best". And you later witness these quick fixes becoming grave problems later.
How many times have you seen (or experienced as a learner, or applied as a teacher) an approach to learning that looks somewhat like this? Goodness knows I have. The role of application/performance has always fascinated me in learning design....
First of two parts If you haven’t seen it in the news, after its stock price broke the $800 barrier last month, Google moved into the No. 3 position among the most valuable firms in the …
The article talks about the ways how Google has redefined People management using Analytics.
What percentage of our HR decision making is truly data driven?
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
'Job mapping' . - A simple & practical approach for strucutred & customer centric innovation.
Phaneesh Murthy wants to grow the share of outcomes-based billing at iGate to 15-16% this year and 30% by 2017
Right focus at the right place.
I think this has the potential to turnaroud the way the Indian IT industry looks at manpower.
Reframe the competition and you reframe the game.
I’m a child of Descartes. I grew up in a rational world where logical thinking was the best weapon against ignorance, the right way out of dogma, and I still think today that it’s a decent objective.
The love for the intangibles is a definitive factor for the human species and yet we struggle the most to comprehend it and manage it.
"We buy stories and emotions not specifications and functions. Love always wins over performance" - Loved this article. It explores how the human race value emotions more than logic while listening to music, buying an artwork, bike, so on and so forth.
Another corporate giant is following the traditional post-crisis playbook. German conglomerate Siemens is planning to cut 15,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg.
Balancing is one of the key competencies to distinguish good leaders from great leaders. Its interesting how in the article Jason Karaian looks at counterparts to the Joe Kaeser like Indira Nooyi and Paul Polman for their ability to balance between long term vision and short term results.
Can neurological rewiring boost leadership skills?
Nuerofeedback based leadership development - How ready are you to consult a nuero surgeon to develop your leadership skills. I think we are not too far from that.
Some people are more prone to complicating (and impeding) getting things done.
Do you find it difficult to simplify things? Are you complexifier....
Ron gives 3 simple things to follow and become better at simplifying things
We announced major news in the $135 billion worldwide corporate training industry this week: after four years of budget cuts, spending increased on corporate L&D increased by 9.5% last year. This is a major uptick shift in corporate HR spending.
It’s not a lot formal classroom trainings which will make the difference, instead creating environments for rapid on the job trainings. At my org, we have initiated the internal trainer enrichment program which is quite in line with the 3rd point the author is talking about.
The examples of the cheese cake factory's YouTube based learning portal is quite interesting.
Most organizations and their leaders take pride in updating their systems with the latest technology and equipment. They devote significant resources to ensure their employees are using state of th...
Manging expectations, benefits of labeling emotions, idea of nap rooms..., the article offers multiple such practical ways inspired from neuroscience, which can useful at workplace management.
Jeff Dyer, professor at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management and coauthor of "The Innovator's DNA," outlines the four ways leaders come u...
Jeff Dyer in the interview talks about 5 skills of the disruptive innovators.
Questioning, observing, networking, and experimenting supports it with examples which are easy to co-relate.
He also explains how association naturally leads to innovation.
1. its the invention mindset which stands in the way to innovation for most orgnisation.
2. always a problem well defined is like half resolved. (they ask the wrong questions while delibrating on 'how to be an innovative company')
Reflect, how have you grown over the years as a leader? Horizontally or Vertically...
Global firm IDEO incorporates human behavior into product design -- an innovative approach being taught at Stanford. Charlie Rose profiles the company's founder, David Kelley.