To achieve great things, you need a team. Building a winning team requires understanding of these principles. Whatever your goal or project, you need to add value and invest in your team so the end product benefits from more ideas, energy, resources, and perspectives.
The ‘nine grounds’ from The Art of War examines the ‘tactical’ issues of a group in relation to its terrain or territory, useful in its application to competitive and market analysis and to the social, political, and more abstract senses.
Peter Senge argues that it is no accident that most organizations are ‘poor learners’. The way organizations are designed and structured, the ways jobs are defined, and the way we have been taught to behave and think in organizations create fundamental learning disabilities.
Peter Martin’s Third Millennium Management introduces a concise, effective and cheap management theory that “replaces in a stroke all previous strategies – the managerial equivalent of penicillin.”
In Crisis and Renewal, David Hurst presents a very powerful ‘story’ of the nomadic Bushmen of the Kalahari. The cultural transformation of the Bushmen from hunters to herders seems to parallel the evolution of entrepreneurial businesses into bureaucracies.
Sam Walton parlayed a single dime store in a hardscrabble cotton town into Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world. Here are his 10 rules for success.
Andrew S. Grove, the President and CEO of Intel Corporation has written a book about how,specifically, Intel has survived the changes in the computer industry. The lessons that he imparts in this book can be applied, not only to the computer industry, but to any other industry that is subject to drastic change in its […]
Do you want to improve the productivity and the profits of your organization? The key is to instill energy and enthusiasm into every person in the workplace. Blanchard and Bowles have provided a simple formula in this book.