LEADERSHIP is the “in” topic these days around the business school agenda and in many enterprise staff development programs. In some ways it has claimed priority over management as the necessary ingredient for performance success.
IN developing countries where poorly paid government officials have substantial administrative power, the rapid rise of cash rich entrepreneurs and the influx of foreign companies wanting to set up operations stimulates corruption and black markets.
WHILE the growth in many companies (especially SME’s) necessitates that a more systematic approach to management is required, it is well to recognise that the policies and procedures that usually accompany efforts to create order should remain
THE common organisational response to problems of most types, and to perceived opportunities, is to advocate that a change is necessary. Such changes are an inherent part of whatever solutions or plans are proposed.
TO BE successful managers need to be lifted out of the realm of expertise in technicaldisciplines and into the realm of expertise in metamanagement.Metamanagement is a higher or second level of management – as metacommunication is a higher or second
AS organisations have restructured, downsized, privatised and globalised, consulting has expanded.The industry is reckoned to be worth $50 billion per annum worldwide. Estimates suggest it is worth $3.5 billion per annum in Australia.
TRAINING and development programs as usually practised do not always produce the goods.This is because training and development are seen as being synonymous with courses and transfer to the job of skills actually learned does not occur.