Management

An Executive’s Guide to OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) Framework
An Executive’s Guide to OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) Framework

Setting ambitious goals is easy, but reaching them is 10X harder. When that goal is divided across multiple people, the track to success can get even longer. So how do you keep your teams aligned on the same goal and ensure that their everyday work positively contributes towards a larger end-goal? You can try the OKR framework.

Using the SCARF Model for Workplace Efficiency
Using the SCARF Model for Workplace Efficiency

The modern workplace is like a social minefield. People can nowadays feel offended by things which would have been hard to consider offensive a few years back. Partly, this is because of increased awareness regarding social issues, however, many times people also tend to trivialize issues to appear as victims. Furthermore, employee motivation is also […]

The 6 Key Principles of Effective Stakeholder Management
The 6 Key Principles of Effective Stakeholder Management

Every business has elements that will work toward its success. It needs a great product or service to offer value to its customers, and a dedicated team to work on the said product. Sound financial management and strategic planning are another two important aspects of ensuring the project’s success. In this article, we review another critical element that is often glossed over amidst other factors: effective stakeholder management. A deep understanding of just who are the stakeholders, what their needs are, and how to meet those needs can actually make or break an organization.

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 […]