Posts Tagged ‘Management’

We recently started moving toward Agile software development at work, and I was feeling a bit uncertain. The core reason for this uncertainty was that Agile is a developer-centric methodology and I didn’t understand how I fitted in as a Business Analyst, Project Manager and/or Product Manager. Now I am a big fan of constant change, […]

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 at 18:36 0 comments

How many companies clearly define their culture and HR policy in a public way? Jack Welch of GE famously held the view that the bottom 10% of the company should be fired every year, but in the days of labor shortages that would be frowned upon. That’s why it was refreshing for me to see […]

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 at 18:40 0 comments

Harvard Business Publishing summarised the 360-degree feedback data on over 11,000 leaders from a study completed by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman. Here are the 10 most common leadership shortcomings, how many apply to you or your leader? Lack energy and enthusiasm Accept their own mediocre performance Lack clear vision and direction Have poor judgement […]

Thursday, June 18th, 2009 at 22:39 0 comments

I was referred to this article by Seth Yates, and the bullet points covering the priorities of management execution struck me as being a nice focused summary: Do enough, no more (at least for this release!) Get it right, quickly – not necessarily the first time Build a firm foundation for growth Be able to […]

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008 at 12:48 1 comment