The first in a short series of blog posts looking at technology use in the workplace Have you ever turned up at a meeting where people barely glanced over the top of their tablets or phones to welcome you in? Or at a meeting where you’re glared at for getting your phone out to turn […]
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Global Integration’s CEO, Kevan Hall, will deliver part of Dublin’s Irish Management Institute’s Senior Executive Programme for senior business leaders, beginning September 9th, 2014, as part of the International Faculty. He will provide insights into how individuals can navigate the complexities that new reporting structures represent. The dates for this flagship programme are: Orientation – 17 June 2014 (Individuals only) Module 1: 09/10/11 September […]
In the blue corner we have ‘Digital Natives’, people to whom technology is an umbilical cord to life. Often seen as youngsters born in a World where mobile phones are the norm rather than a recent invention, and media is ubiquitous, these people have utter mastery of their technology and the attention span of demented […]
In business we focus on things that have numbers around them. If we don’t measure or monitor then it’s usually not important. But in meetings a lot of the costs are hidden in people’s time or spread across the travel budgets of many attendees. We also underestimate the cost of people; salary is only part […]
Internet Addiction? Connection Fatigue? “Present Shock”? The number of ways that we can communicate via technology has increased extremely rapidly over the past few years. This explosion of new technologies includes media such as Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, Huddle, etc. etc. not to mention blogging and web feeds. And over the past few years many of […]
How time has flown since January, when Kevan Hall joined Andrew Campbell at Ashridge Business School (UK) for an open access workshop on matrix organizations. Unbelievably, it’s already time for a reminder that the next workshop, the last scheduled for 2014, falls on June 17. What’s it all about? Most organizations have some form of […]
Virtual teams and creativity: are we must hoping monkeys will recreate Shakespeare? I read a blog post recently (“Coming to a couch near you”) that had an interesting take on the idea that people had to be collocated to be creative. It’s a pervasive idea that R&D and other functions where idea generation and innovation […]
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