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Valve's Michael Abrash: Hierarchical Management Bottlenecks Innovation - Forbes

Valve's Michael Abrash: Hierarchical Management Bottlenecks Innovation - Forbes | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it
Game developer Valve has no hierarchical management at all, according to Michael Abrash, because the old assembly line model creates a creativity bottleneck and hampers innovation.
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Change – The Three-Step Process To Change Effectiveness! « Dr ...

By far, one of the greatest contributors to reduced productivity and, subsequently, profitability in the business place and at home is the failure to understand the “change process” has a very defined structure.
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Essential Skills And Attitude Of A Manager

A manager deals with different people in an organization and gets the desired results within the given time. The core skills a manager should possess are wor...
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Management Skills VS Leadership Skills - links with Nature of Management

http://www.enleadership.com/ This video in our Experiment in Leadership Development series addresses how we see management and leadership and their importanc...
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A Horse With No Legs

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Great goals are great beginnings but goals alone never reach great endings. “Move beyond goals; focus on specific tasks.” Dean Brenner in “Share the Sandbox” A goal without action items is a horse ...
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Why People Resist Change | GreenRoad

Why People Resist Change | GreenRoad | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it
To overcome any resistance you will need to spend time developing a good communication plan before the project starts that reaches out to all those affected by the change. Involving people in the whole process of change ...
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5 Things Lady Gaga Can Teach Us About Creating a Remarkable Product

5 Things Lady Gaga Can Teach Us About Creating a Remarkable Product | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it
Have you ever worked for months on a product that achieved no success? I know I have. And it’s incredibly frustrating. What does it take to really succeed? To build a product that is truly remarkable?
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Principles of Management: Five Approaches to Organizational Design

Principles of Management: Five Approaches to Organizational Design | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it
Managers must make choices about how to group people together to perform their work.

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Turn to Frontline Employees for Customer Insight - Management Tip of the Day - July 11, 2012 - Harvard Business Review

Turn to Frontline Employees for Customer Insight - Management Tip of the Day - July 11, 2012 - Harvard Business Review | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it
To succeed in business you need to know what your customers really want. Companies routinely use conjoint analysis, focus groups, customer panels, and other methods to get this info. But...
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The GFC Was More Complex Than Failed Regulation And Greed ...

The weakness of this approach is that it can involve managers assuming too much about their capacity to deal with the unexpected. We have seen evidence of this in the institutional response to natural disasters and it is ...
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Use Conflict Or Be Used By It

Use Conflict Or Be Used By It | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it
In fact, conflict can be good for organizations because it encourages open-mindedness and helps avoid the tendency toward accepting everything that management says as fact. Research demonstrates that ...
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Richard Branson's life at 30,000 feet | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Richard Branson talks to TED's Chris Anderson about the ups and the downs of his career, from his multibillionaire success to his multiple near-death experiences -- and reveals some of his (very surprising) motivations.


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My friend worked for Virgin and Richard Branson recently. My friend was very surprised to recieve a phone call from him right after the event. Branson is an amazing guy.
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Leading disruptive innovation - Ivey Business Journal

Leading disruptive innovation - Ivey Business Journal | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it
While we may be able to appreciate a disruptive innovation in retrospect, it is debatable whether we can convert our understanding into a formal, repeatable process.
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The Habit of Ferocity: What Every Entrepreneur Needs To Succeed - Forbes

The Habit of Ferocity: What Every Entrepreneur Needs To Succeed - Forbes | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it

In recent years, there have been dozens of studies about the qualities that make for a brilliant entrepreneur.

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The 5 traits of radically successful people

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I have a crazy idea: success isn’t just about hard work.
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RiteTrack – The problem | Sustain or Create

RiteTrack – The problem | Sustain or Create | Preliminary Business Management | Scoop.it
It's also been demonstrated that carefully structured motivational management approaches have the ability to significantly boost internal motivation [11,13]. Studies have found that motivational management can: Reduce drop ...
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