Two for the price of one!

Kevan Hall, photo
Author Kevan Hall

For our readers who don’t speak English as a native language, ‘two for the price of one’ is an expression meaning buy one, get one free, and refers to the fact that this blog post isn’t just one post, but two! Because the ever busy Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration and author, most recently, of Making the Matrix Work, How Matrix Managers Engage People and Cut Through Complexity, has recently penned two articles which we think are worth flagging to you….

TrainingZone: Are you a Matrix Manager or a Matrix Victim?

The first appeared in TrainingZone. Are you a matrix manager or a matrix victim? looks at the difference between those who manage and those who become victims in a matrix workplace environment. It examines the most common complaints heard from matrix ‘victims’. And it looks at the skills and mindset required by effective matrix managers. 

You can find out more about this article/access it: here.

Edge: Can Our Leaders Really Be Heroes

Leaders, argues Hall, need to be accountable for complex issues, often for things they don’t control directly – or even know about. So if they take all reasonable efforts, but despite this someone deliberately finds a way around the process, do we really want them to fall on their swords? Can we expect them to be heroes?

You can find out more about this article/access it: here

Sources:

  • Are you a Matrix manager or a matrix victim? by Kevan Hall. Training Zone, April 10, 2013.(Note: requires free registration)
  • “Can our leaders really be heroes?” by Kevan Hall. Edge Online, April 3, 2013

 

 

 

 

Two for the price of one!

Explore our training programs to see how we can help.

Virtual Teams Training Matrix Management Training Agile & Digital Training

Educate yourself further with a few more or our online insights:

25 years of experience learning with a range of world class clients

We work with a wide range of clients from global multinationals to recent start-ups. Our audiences span all levels, from CEOs to operational teams around the world.  Our tools and programs have been developed for diverse and demanding audiences.

View more of our clients
Two woman talking with a cup of coffee

Tailored training or off the shelf modules for your people development needs

We are deep content experts in remote & virtual teams, matrix management and agile & digital leadership. We are highly flexible in how we deliver our content and ideas. We can tailor content closely to your specific needs or deliver off the shelf bite sized modules based on our existing IP and 25 years of training experience.

For more about how we deliver our keynotes, workshops, live web seminars and online learning.

Discover our training solutions