Category Archives: Management Articles

Best Practices of Excellent Leadership

Leadership is not about personality; it’s about behavior—an observable set of skills and abilities. And when we first set out to discover what great leaders actually do when they are at their personal best, we collected thousands of stories from … Continue reading

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A Moral Dilemma

Wilson has the responsibility of filling a position in his firm. His friend Paul has applied and is qualified, but someone else seems even more qualified. Wilson wants to give the job to Paul, but he feels guilty, believing that … Continue reading

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An Effective Leader is Decisive

Decision-making is a basic ingredient of leadership. It is not important whether the leader actually comes up with the proposed actions or simply endorses them. The key is that the leader does make decisions. He or she overcomes the fear … Continue reading

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The Effective Product Positioning Message

In today’s information-driven society, people are bombarded with messages from a wide variety of sources. In this confusing environment, many businesses can’t get their messages heard, understood and remembered. As a result, their products or services are overlooked or misunderstood … Continue reading

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I own the problem

It is easy to be a winner when the sun shines, and when you are in love and all is well. In reality it is much harder in the face of persistent problems and difficulties. On those days we tend … Continue reading

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An Effective Leader Is Courageous

Courage is the intangible leadership quality of which greatness is made. It is demonstrated when a person endures severe pressure, conflict or adversity with grace and dignity. All exceptional leaders seem to have their fair share of it. How does … Continue reading

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Why Organizations Are Struggling

Most organizational structures have evolved over many years under a variety of executives. Structural adjustments were made to accommodate new strategies, technologies and services, special projects, and occasionally to handle personal career issues. Periodically, job descriptions and working relationships were … Continue reading

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Effective Project Close-out

The practice of project close-out finalizes all project activities completed across all phases of the project to formally close the project and transfer the completed or cancelled project as appropriate. The purpose of project closeout is to assess the project, … Continue reading

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Project Initiation

The objective of a project initiation is to take the ideas and intentions of a group of people who see the need for a project in their organization and convert them into a formal, planned, resourced and funded project, in … Continue reading

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From a decision viewpoint the overall problem of the business of the firm is to configure and direct the resources-conversion process in such way as to optimize the attainment of its objectives. Since this calls for a great many distinct … Continue reading