It’s the norm at the Effectiveness lab to challenge the status-quo – we believe in the value of disrupting conventional management thinking. That is not to say that we are anti-establishment, but we shall always try to get our readers… Read More ›
You, the Leader!
You and me are called upon to lead everyday of our lives. However, leading, interesting as it is for many and at times a near addiction, comes with incredible challenges. The challenges make ‘leading-effectively’ difficult, but not impossible.
How can leaders be effective at their work?
This blog is a continuation of The Effective Organization: organizational-vitals and bionic-balance sequel. The blog elaborates how the four organisational-vitals (OV) discussed last week [leadership – strategy – design (architecture) – and people] combine to attain a state of organizational… Read More ›
Managers and leaders find it difficult to put into practice the effective organisation phenomenon. The latter situation is complicated further by the free manner in which the words effective, efficiency, and efficacy are used in our lexicon. In many instances, they are used interchangeably… Read More ›
Whenever we discuss how effective CEO’s are at their jobs, there is a tendency to look out for the traditional variables and use them to assess the success or failure of our leaders. Indeed, certain individual variables have traditionally driven… Read More ›
What causes people to micro-manage others? Some people by their nature do not trust others; others micro-manage because the organization they work for does not accept failure; others micro-manage because they have novice teams that are yet to master the… Read More ›