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4 Keys to Heightened Employee Engagement

Published on April 24, 2011 By The Strategy Guy

“The Customer Comes Second: Put Your People First and Watch ’em Kick Butt.” (Hal Rosenbluth) And once you’ve recognized the role your people play, keep in mind that “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” (Sam […]

Are You Using Your “People Analytics” to Create Value?

Published on April 8, 2011 By The Strategy Guy

Human-resources executives have aspired to be strategic advisers to business leaders for at least a generation. But it’s been a struggle for many because it’s so difficult to measure the business value of HR approaches. Questions such as “What is the ROI of training?” and “Which screening techniques yield the best performing recruits?” or “What […]

Internet usage & Productivity; Complimentary or bitter rivalry?

Published on February 16, 2011 By The Strategy Guy

Can you recall before the advent of the internet, and this is still true today in many public service locations, how you could walk into a workplace & spot at least 1/2 of the employees reading a newspaper or standing by the water-cooler in idle chatter? Yes folks, before the internet came to be, companies […]

Breaks, Digital Distractions & Productivity; How Blocking Applications Won’t Work

Published on November 30, 2010 By The Strategy Guy

You’re the CEO of Company B and you’re sure you have a productivity issue, after all, you’re just not getting the results you’d expect from your team. You first install a Time-Clock, but that doesn’t work.. in fact.. now you have a staff moral & trust issue to add to your lack of productivity, so […]

The Productivity Paradox – STOP blaming the Internet!

Published on November 23, 2010 By The Strategy Guy

Whilst reading “How the Internet Affects Productivity” by Mika Hannula & Antti Lönnqvist, I was compelled to share my outrage at the irresponsible “blame-game” ineffective typical management insists on playing to cover-up their own inefficiency & mismanagement. For the record; “the execution of an idea is always more brilliant than the thought“, and the Productivity […]

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