For many years, I have dedicated December of every year to giving back to my society. Please note the word ’my’ society. As a Ugandan, I have to assume ‘my’ society is Uganda and, in particular, my village Nakabugu; yet… Read More ›
We fundamentally believe that the most important asset for any organisation (including family) is its people (staff). Organisations that get the best out of its people, shall get ahead of the others in the race for productivity and effectiveness.
Whenever I read curriculum vitae’s of applicants for top management jobs, it is apparent that many pitch their case around exquisite change-management skills. These senior and well-tested cadres are teaching their potential employer that: change-management is a critical capability and… Read More ›
I recently read a very good article from WWW.DEVEX.COM predicting doom for International development consultants. According to DEVEX.COM, it is apparent that so-called national and regional consultants are giving their International peers hard time. The International consultants no longer command… Read More ›
About six years ago, I identified a young man called Jeff, who was in his penultimate year of an undergraduate IT degree at Makerere University in Uganda. Jeff took time off from the university to do various IT jobs for… Read More ›
Talk to any white-collar worker and their gripe list will read like: workload, chronically full email inbox, thin and stretched teams in departments, ‘monster’ bosses that never think about the welfare of their staff, working late and on weekends. It is… Read More ›