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October 23, 2017 by Alvina Antar
As CIO, you are the primary decision maker on technology purchases. The first question you ask a company when assessing their technology is “How do you use your product internally?” This is a question any technology company’s CIO should have a clear answer to.But, they may dread having to answer this because they don’t effectively use...
October 2, 2017 by Gallup, Inc
freelance worker
by Annamarie MannWorking remotely can be a dream come true for some employees. No commute means more money, more time and less stress. Alone at home, remote workers can be less distracted and more productive. They may also have greater autonomy -- and may be able to focus on actual work rather than banal office politics.Gallup's research and...
September 27, 2017 by Oliver Libby
If we fail to come up with good answers for America’s workforce, the American Dream and all that flows from it will not survive. To rebuild America’s vital middle class, create tens of millions of new jobs, and reclaim our entrepreneurial spirit, we need to invest urgently in a stalwart, but unheralded sector of our economy: new small and medium-...
August 22, 2017 by Gallup, Inc
by Andrew Dugan and Bailey Nelson • This article is published by Gallup.Gallup Highlights:Many millennials don't stay with their company for the long termThe AI revolution is here, and leaders are unprepared for itAmid many changes, workplace planning and forecasting are increasingly vitalThe "future of work" has become a much-hyped...
August 14, 2017 by Editorial Staff
It's often said: People confuse good management with a good idea that makes management look good.What's not said is: It takes a special kind of management and organizational structure to put a good idea into action.A management that has the know-how, energy, fearlessness, and staying power to implement genuinely good ideas that are...
August 11, 2017 by Editorial Staff
creative imitation
There are two ways to imitate the innovations of others—namely; (1) developing a "me-too” or copycat offering to compete directly against the originator's innovation and; (2) launching a creative imitation of a rival's success.The difference between a "copycat” and "creative imitation" strategy is straightforward.A "me-too" offering is a...
August 10, 2017 by Editorial Staff
Editor's Note: We live in a business world that increasingly worships innovation. Why? Because it is essential to sustaining long-term growth and profits.But before all our energy and imagination is directed at producing and managing innovation, it's useful in to look at the realities of business life. Most "newness" is not...
August 7, 2017 by Editorial Staff
Editor's Note"The purpose of a business is to create and keep a customer."With these 12 these words, Peter F. Drucker introduced to the world what has become known as the marketing concept, that is, "find wants and fill them."More specifically, Drucker made two profound statements: one about the corporate purpose, its essence and its goals;...
August 7, 2017 by Management Matters
Editor's Note:The concept of opposites is well known to historians, fiction writers and savvy marketers.But it's not well known to many best described as “long on schooling but short on education.”Said Harvard's Ted Levitt: "The prevalence of competing opposites is a persistent theme in the history of mankind; Othello had Iago,...
August 7, 2017 by Management Matters
Though the annual deficit has been cut from $1.4 trillion in 2009 to $585 billion in 2016, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) warns that the deficit will soon begin ballooning again. Why? Because Social Security and Medicare costs will skyrocket to cover an aging population, interest payments on our accumulated public debt, and a U.S....
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