I read an interesting Newsweek article titled “Lay Off the Layoffs – Our over reliance on downsizing is killing workers, the economy – and even the bottom line”, by Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer. […]
Management by objectives, why? What is the perceived goal? What is the origin of this approach and why did anybody in his right mind think that it would work? Maybe it stems from the thinking that we can impose tasks on people and that, by itself, will motivate them to do what they need to do.
I would argue that the concept of leadership is timeless, and therefore what made a good leader 100 years ago will also work today. And it will work just as well in […]