Kategoriarkiv: Management

Tag ved lære af Danske Bank

Anders Heide Mortensen skrev i går følgende: Hold op med at omskrive historien, Danske Bank-medarbejdere. I en årrække leverede jeres mikroskopiske, inferiøre afdeling i Estland hver tiende overskudskrone, jeres bank tjente. Hver tiende. Filialen høvlede penge hjem til jeres koncern, som … Læs resten

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The other side of the Peter Principle

Do it once, it's an experiment.Do it a bit, it's a phase.Do it a little for a long time, it's a hobby.Do it a lot for a long time, it's a calling.Do it constantly, it's an obsession.The world shames you … Læs resten

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How to appear like a villain – and the Sanders response

Jeff Bezos, not wanting to just appear like a Bond villain, has been in the news recently, due to reports on the state of the work conditions in the Amazon storehouses. These stories are not new; back in 2012 I wrote … Læs resten

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Sunk costs

I recently had a project at home where I caught myself falling into the sunk cost fallacy. Seth Godin’s post on decisions reminded me of this and it probably needs repeating: Ignore sunk costs. It’s just so hard to ignore … Læs resten

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Rebranding

The Burberry* rebranding went as well as one might expect: This reminds me of the perils of rebranding. In the words of Mark Ritson: […] this is rebranding, which I regard as the most asymmetrical corporate strategy of them all. There … Læs resten

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Be prepared, also for the Horde

Every event should have someone who is able to act, quickly and consistently. This story, from a recent HOPE conference, highlights the problems of willfull, conscious and planned actions against such an event and, unfortunately, how the organizers failed this … Læs resten

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Kafka would not have been proud

He would have been right. In case you have missed it, read Ibrahim Diallo’s “The Machine Fired Me“, of how he was fired prematurely from his contract and it took 3 weeks for anyone to be able to correct the … Læs resten

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The Zebra’s Camouflage

The lions and other predators take down the weak prey, right? Wrong. They take down the identifiable prey. The zebra is camouflaged to be impossible to distinguish as an individual. It is a common phenomenon in the life-or-death struggle between … Læs resten

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Failure

People do not care about whether or not they succeed. They care about whether or not they fail.

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Stress

Når man kan læse at flere danskere er stressede er der grund til at være bekymret: Stress er en farlig sygdom og ovenstående er uacceptabelt. Men frem for blindt at skyde skylden på arbejde, uddannelse og samfund, så er der … Læs resten

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