Entries by Debbie Marshall-Lee

eLearning: what works?

In a recent blog we reviewed the research on what delivery methods work best for what situations (blended, f2f or online).  eLearning is an important part of the blended jigsaw – and as we’ve seen is a cost-effective way of offering: Pre-work to engage Key information and links from learning to company strategy Follow up […]

Speeding up McLaren’s internal works

A raft of blogs and articles earlier this summer linked McLaren’s recent woes on the F1 track with their matrix management structure.  However in an interview directly with the current CEO Zak Brown by Sky Sports, he denied that their current internal issues can be traced back to their matrix management system.  He did acknowledge […]

Bursty remote communication

When Taylor and Haws first invented the watercooler in 1906, little did they know that it would become such an essential part of our folklore about how people communicate in offices.  Having worked as part of remote and virtual teams for the past 12 years, I have not stood by a watercooler for a long […]

Work with data to insights

Crucial to the success in today’s digital world is being able to convert data to insights. Doing this effectively will give us an advantage over our competitors and can even become new services. For example, the French firm Babolat originally developed tennis rackets with sensors for quality control to check that the new rackets were […]