It all started (so they say) in 1989 when consultant Sidney Yoshida published his study, entitled “The Iceberg of Ignorance.” Allegedly, Yoshida revealed what he saw in the work and leadership habits of Japanese car manufacturer, Calsonic. The tip of the iceberg He discovered a poor distribution of power and information within the hierarchy. […]
Engaging staff not only makes work more satisfying, but it is also more cost-effective. In the following 5 points, we will explain why you might want to involve your workers and how to do it. Enjoy! Why is it beneficial and who is responsible? A study from Aon Hewitt analysed global trends in staff engagement […]
For our first Fox Interview, we thought of Oscar Di Montigny. At the Banca Mediolanum offices, Enrico Chiari discussed various topics with Oscar: the incredible time in which we live, fusing innovation and sustainability, spiritual education in businesses, the everlasting role of education, and a sense of gratitude. Challenging questions and powerful answers – 21st […]
In management sectors of business, we often find ourselves having to managing excessive workloads. This situation generates the understandable fear of the so-called boomerang effect. At times, we decide against a possible solution for our business, because we are afraid that the process needed will be too long and torturous. Too much perceived difficulty = […]
Valuing people: an Italian story. We often hear about the public administration that is unable to keep up with the times. Public employees are often referred to as non-profit, absenteeism or even scammers. Often they are considered incapable or worse unwanted to take the Res publica to heart. We are often wrong.
After talking about the search for why here is the second action we have forgotten: the ability to enter the flow.
Here is a useful question to ask yourself to understand the difference between what is simply an idea and something that can instead turn into a process of innovation. “Innovation“, a term now so inflated that the reactions to it are brought to paroxysm, depending on the case, this term is transformed into a miraculous […]
Here’s a useful to question to ask yourself so you can understand the difference between what is simply an idea and what could be transformed into a process of innovation: “Innovation,” a term now so over-inflated that reactions to it reach a fever-pitch. Depending on the case, this term can turn into a miraculous mantra, […]
Does staff welfare really work? The benefits associated with staff wellbeing in a business (also known as welfare) have become an important tool in helping businesses maximise their profits. Some of the results obtained are turnover reduction, productivity in increase and fewer workplace accidents. Do you know how useful investing in staff wellbeing is? […]
Rewarding the wisdom of workers means taking good consideration towards other people. Often in the world of work people forget how important it is to act kindly and cultivate healthy relationships. Semco Partners CEO Ricardo Semler proposes a radical form of business democracy in which everything has been rethought, from boards of directors […]