Better management systems

Insight called Dashboard – VA Matrix

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Dashboards have become far more common in organizations of all sizes and in virtually all industry types. Marketers spend a significant amount of time trying to identify the “right“ metrics and communicate them effectively to internal constituents in an effort to better understand (and in some cases even justify) the relationships between marketing expenditures and […]

Culture as a management tool

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“Hey Guys! I love this place!!!” exclaimed Janett.   Janett was dressed in a casual ‘kurthi’ (The Indian top) and a long flowing skirt that was down to her ankles. Her hair was un-kept and despite her pale color (When compared to the Indians) and her naturally blond hair seemed to fit well with the […]

Social: 3 steps to creating winning teams!

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“I am having a tough year already! It is just the end of the first quarter and my company has already fallen behind!” confessed Paul (CEO of a fast growing, services company with several thousand people worldwide).   “From what I know about your organization Paul, you have to take the blame for it!” I […]

Social: In Documentation Hell? find answers here!

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“Sorry Harsha, I haven’t been able to get back to you this week. It has been a week in Documentation Hell!‘, John (one of our customers) apologized to me over the phone.   “What happened John?”, I probed.   “It is the same thing as always” responded John “We have had a new growth spurt […]

Time to bid goodbye to a faithful friend

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The email as we know it is dead! It is time to bid goodbye to a faithful friend   Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 07:00 hours   “I can’t find that email in my inbox, either!” exclaimed David.   “Come on David, we know it is there, both of us couldn’t have lost it. Let us […]

Social: Executing without overheads

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“2 months! You have got to be kidding me! ” shouted Mark at Jill, our head of procurement.   It was around 7:00 PM, most of the employees had left for the day. The ones that were in the office were gathering to see what the public brawl was about. “This can’t be good” I thought to […]