Today sees the first ‘Matrix Monday’ on the Global Integration blog. There is nowhere near enough good material on matrix management available, so that we thought we’d start to share some of the available resources we find, and hope others will do the same – contact us to suggest submissions. We’ll share on Twitter using […]
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Most followers of this blog will be well aware that we have a ‘bit of thing’ about meetings, trying to make them both useful and productive. So we simply had to share this video when we found it. Enjoy!
The judges for the Global Integration ‘global working’ video competition have been announced. They are: Jae H. Park, a professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Yeungnam University, Korea. He has worldwide educational credentials, and consults for, and trains, internationally for many ‘blue chip’ organizations. US based Dr Vinay RajMenon, a senior manager, learning and levelopment, […]
We reported recently that our consultant Phil Stockbridge was running a marathon for charity last weekend. Phil apparently hobbled around the following day with stiff thighs, but once he’d recovered he let us know that he completed the run in two hours, 17 minutes – eight minutes improved on March. Congratulations Phil, who, with his […]
It’s here at last! After weeks of planning, developing, sharing, we’re here and the Global Integration video competition is launched. And very fine it is too! We’re always sharing our ideas on global working, whether it’s about matrix organizations, cross cultural issues, management issues, self-management issues – all of those things that make modern day […]
Amongst other workplace issues facing people working and managing in complex, international organizations, Global Integration trains and consults on cross cultural awareness in the workplace. This week: Diwali. Diwali (also called Devali or Deepavali) – the ‘festival of lights’ – falls later this week. It’s an important festival for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs, and is a national holiday […]
A dilemma posed by Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration I watched a presentation last week about the billions of questions around the world that are now asked of Google. It asked the question “Who did we ask ‘BG’ – Before Google?” It’s an interesting question. Has the availability of fast answers to our questions […]
Thoughts on matrix management by Kevan Hall, CEO, Global Integration Sustained sponsorship of change is required to make any major change in an organization’s way of working. The matrix is no different. I was working recently with a group of senior leaders who were communicating their matrix concept to a wider management population. They spent […]
Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration looks at the issue of multiple personas. A theme I found interesting at this week’s Tweetcamp London 2011 was the separation of public and personal personas. Regular users of social media tools often distinguish between their professional and personal personalities. Tools like LinkedIn and Twitter are often used for […]
Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration, follows yesterday’s post on ‘Tweetcamp and some underlying trends‘ with a question about the tools There was an interesting discussion at this week’s Tweetcamp on whether it is enough simply to provide social media tools for communication, or whether you need to actively push the use of those tools […]
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