Management

A Manager’s Guide to Interpersonal Communication
A Manager’s Guide to Interpersonal Communication

People are promoted to management positions for a variety of reasons. For many, they rise to the top because of their knowledge, technical skills, and decision-making capabilities. As a manager, your effectiveness also strongly depends on your ability to communicate well with your team members and other stakeholders. Here is a quick guide on Interpersonal Communication for Managers.

Micromanagement: Signals to Avoid It and Become a Better Leader
Micromanagement: Signals to Avoid It and Become a Better Leader

Micromanagement can turn your company into a toxic workplace that good employees abandon. Most leaders realize this, but few take proactive action towards addressing this issue. How bad is micromanagement? Let’s dig deeper into the matter together.

How to Start Digitizing Your Supply Chain Management
How to Start Digitizing Your Supply Chain Management

New technological innovations are disrupting every major business sector, and every business process out there. Supply chain management is no exception. Supply chains are becoming more complex, and yet they are still mostly managed using “old-school” methods – manually and with the help of internal proprietary tools. That’s problematic because customers now demand goods and […]

An Executive Guide to Management Consulting
An Executive Guide to Management Consulting

Management consulting continues to be a lucrative field for those who have very specific skills that meet organizational needs in a variety of areas – IT, HR, Finance, Logistics, etc. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US, the job outlook for this profession looks bright with a 14% predicted growth […]

How To Use Hoshin Kanri For Business Planning
How To Use Hoshin Kanri For Business Planning

Without successfully implemented strategic planning, businesses are doomed to fail. That’s a well-known fact, so most companies regularly schedule planning sessions, create reports, forecast and so on. The real issue? All those “paper” efforts rarely result into action. Strategic planning, or more specifically, strategic execution fails as executives are tied with too many priorities, and […]

What is a Business Model Canvas?
What is a Business Model Canvas?

Based on the work of Alexander Osterwalder, a Business Model Canvas, or BMC for short, is a diagram used to visualize a business model; it allows structured organization and a quick method of evaluation and reflection on the effectiveness of a Business Models. The Role of the Business Model Canvas Whether it be in small […]