Our team has always worked all over the World, so where a person is based is no indication of where they’ll be in any given week. In fact most Monday’s now we’re publishing details here on our blog of where most of the team will be in the coming week to make it easier for […]
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Our Matrix Monday series which summarizes some of the limited available literature on the matrix, continues today with the slightly less academic, but no less valuable, Walmart, P&G, Unilever Learn from their Mistakes: Yielding to Lure of ‘Sexy’ Undeveloped Markets Can Be Bad for Business, by Jack Neff, Advertising Age, June 15, 2009. Deciding what should be […]
If you’d like to catch up with one of our senior team of training consultants, this is where you’ll find them this week: North and South America Stateside, you’ll find both Robyn Green and Tim Mitchell, mostly East Coast (USA) this week. Europe Tony Poots and John Bland will be in England (South and North […]
As the Oscars are being handed out in Hollywood, the results of our very own video making competition are ready to announce. And the winning entry, from and Argentinian living in Ireland, came from Nicolas Ivan Bori: Cultural Glasses. Some of the judges comments: “Exposure to diverse cultures and the need to be sensitive to […]
Carnival, Carnaval – whatever you call it, this February festival has Pagan roots. Some claim it started with the Roman worshipping of the deity Saturn (a festival called Saturnalia) and there are signs that it pre-dates this in a festival known as Lupercalia, dedicated to fertility, which in turn had subsumed a spring cleansing festival […]
Continuing our Matrix Monday series which summarises some of the limited available literature on the matrix, today we take a fresh look at “Matrix is the Ladder to Success”, an article on Bloomberg’s Business Week published in August 2009. Despite the somewhat off putting title, this short Business Week debate on the pros and cons of matrix management remains […]
So where will you be able to catch our team of senior trainers in person this week? You’ll find both Robyn Green and Tim Mitchell on the East Coast (USA), and Phil Stockbridge in Toronto (Canada). Most of the rest of the team is in Europe: Rod Farnan, John Bland and Kevan Hall are all […]
Continuing our Matrix Monday series which summarises some of the limited available literature on the matrix, today we summarise “Matrix structures and the training implications”, W. David Rees, Christine Porter, (2004), Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 36 Iss: 5, pp.189 – 193 This short paper stresses the importance of appropriate multi-disciplinary training for team leaders in matrix structures […]
With the first flush of our global working video competition dying down, and results eagerly awaited, we’re back in the normal cycle of letting people know where our senior consultants will be each week. (Do take a look at some of the shortlisted videos if you can – the standard was very high). In the […]
In this last post about the video competition entries, we’d like to say a special thank you to several people. The first is Debbie Davies, a London-based film-maker who caught the creative bug with this competition, creating no less than three videos for the competition: Working USA, an Englishman’s perspective on the USA; Built in […]
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