Kategoriarkiv: Management

We always copy the bad ideas from USA

Anyone, anyone, with even the tiniest knowledge of the situation at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, will know that identity politics running amok is a catastrophe. I will not link to the hundreds of videos showing people verbally abusing each-other, … Læs resten

Udgivet i Management | Tagget , , , , , , | Skriv en kommentar

Open-plan offices are bad in every way

This is a topic that I will probably return to every now and then; first of all because every few years new research find that open-plan offices are even worse than we knew before, but secondly because I once fought … Læs resten

Udgivet i Management | Tagget | Skriv en kommentar

Two views of Musk

One, the man should have someone else control his communication. Or, at least, do what any sensible person does, don’t tweet / call / drive / do an interview while high / drunk / manic. Two, it is quite possible … Læs resten

Udgivet i Management | Tagget , , , | Skriv en kommentar

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

Udgivet i Communication, Management | Tagget , , , , | Skriv en kommentar

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

Udgivet i Management | Tagget | Skriv en kommentar

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

Udgivet i Management | Tagget , , | Skriv en kommentar

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

Udgivet i Management | Tagget | Skriv en kommentar

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

Udgivet i Management | Tagget , , , , , , | Skriv en kommentar

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

Udgivet i Communication, Management | Tagget , , | Skriv en kommentar

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

Udgivet i Development, Management | Tagget , | Skriv en kommentar