The Effectiveness lab continues its September 2016 ‘learning from the sayings of the wise’ blog sequel – wise individuals that have left indelible marks in the world. We return yet again to Henry Ford, the industrialist that changed the motor… Read More ›
Effective organizations can be compared to a modern vehicle – it has many parts, some moving and others static. Yet, all parts have been put together in a system, to deliver a certain: amount of horse-power, comfort, specific niche like ‘4×4′ off road, town runner, or heavy goods carrier. Every part of a vehicles’ system has a role it plays in making the vehicle meet its niche-standard.
Effective strategy, and note the word EFFECTIVE, is the art of defining the vehicle, the value the vehicle brings to the buyer, and assembling all its moving and static parts, to meet the demand of the buyer.
Strategy is a fascinating art, whose success depends on how EFFECTIVENESS is delivered in organizations
We all use the words boom and burst, don’t we? Apparently, boom and burst refer to a process of economic expansion and contraction; that occurs frequently. Let us attempt to put ‘boom and burst’ in a layman’s perspective – Nakabugu… Read More ›
Series 1 of 2, ‘The spare tyre; when do we need spare?’ delved into the always vexing subject – spare body parts. Series 1 ended on an open note. Open conclusions denote complexity of the issue at hand. The effectiveness… Read More ›
Upon reading the Effectiveness-lab’s phony development narrative series 1, my development peers hang me out to dry. Some did not take well the attribution of the enduring state of peasantry and poverty in Uganda, to the International NonGovernmental organisation (INGO). The… Read More ›
Just like many of you have a soft spot for your immediate family and birthplace, I do have one for Uganda and specifically, my village Nakabugu in Luuka district. So much so that when I am in Uganda, I find… Read More ›
The Effectiveness Lab continues to harp on the subject of NEETs (not in education employment or training), and the challenge they pause for nation states, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. In this NEETs discourse, education and learning and the policy agenda… Read More ›
The Effectiveness Lab’s last two blogs discussed NEETs – ‘Not in Employment, Education, or Training’ for both youth and post-youth, and the strategies for addressing the challenge head-on. Watching the Uganda Presidential debate last night from a quiet Nairobi suburb… Read More ›
Blog 1 in this series ended on the note: ‘Our bigger worry at the Effectiveness Lab is a generation of NEETs post-youth – we shall call this ‘second-generation NEETs’. What about them? Look out for the second blog series next… Read More ›