After 15 years training leaders of ever more complex teams in over 300 of the world’s leading companies in 40 countries and delivering over 100,000 participant days of training, the Global Integration team reached some startling conclusions with major implications for leadership training and development. Global Integration CEO Kevan Hall explains why the situation is […]
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Kevan Hall offers five basic ways of dealing with the three major workday ‘interruptions’: email, people and ‘phone calls, typical of most working environments, but particularly pronounced when working in a matrix. (1) Limit interruptions to specific times. To prevent interruptions and allow you to focus, research has demonstrated that checking emails two to four […]
Global Integration CEO Kevan Hall’s article on trust as a barometer of management health started many conversations. Here he summarises, in ten points, the essentials of trust building within a team: 1. Demonstrate your trust in individuals, to them and also publicly – people need to see that you are offering trust first. 2. Reduce […]
Our team of elite consultants and trainers here at Global Integration can lay claim to a certain degree of sporting prowess, even boasting an ex Olympian in our midst. So it’s not entirely surprising to learn that matrix management specialist Phil Stockbridge is taking to the streets for his latest challenge: running a half marathon […]
Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration, discusses why trust is a good barometer of a healthy, well managed team Organizations with high levels of trust innovate faster and find it easier to attract and retain top talent. Job satisfaction, commitment and loyalty are closely aligned to perceptions of trust. Trust is a critical element in […]
Kevan Hall, CEO, Global Integration discusses one of the key challenges of matrix working and operating virtual teams: creating community Having a sense of community and trust is a key success factor in today’s complex companies and teams. Community reduces barriers to cooperation. Community speeds up the way people work together. And community can make […]
Guest post by Jyri Kuokka, Technical Communications Assistant, KONE Corp./KONE Training and Documentation Jyri Kuokka is the current Technical Communications Assistant at KONE Training and Documentation as well as the vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter behind the Finnish heavy metal act The Fathomless Deep. Jyri has a BBA in Management and Human Resources from Pacific Lutheran […]
Kevan Hall, CEO, Global Integration, contends that our people management practises are holding us back. Over the past decades, organizations have invested heavily in information systems and process reengineering to improve business performance.Many operate several business lines across multiple sites and time zones, in virtual teams, and employ highly diverse groups of people. This organizational […]
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