The overwhelming importance of teams to the success of organisations has been emphasised for some time. However, it appears that current research on teams focus on its dysfunction. The mechanistic view reduces teams to simple 'input-process-output machines', and holds that success depends on employing the right people, giving the right incentives and taking the right… Continue reading Does Your Team Have A Structure?
Researchers Bettina West, Hélène Moore and Ben Barry review the use and effectiveness of the social media micro blogging platform; twitter in the education sector. Their article “Beyond the Tweet: Using Twitter to Enhance Engagement, Learning, and Success Among First-Year Students” published by the Journal of Education, explores how Twitter can be used to enhance… Continue reading The Future of Education
Florence Sayers of CorpComms wrote an article titled "The Social CEO.” In it, she questions if the CEO should be social, i.e. have an active presence on social media. Being a fan of social media – and I’ll fly its flag any day – I do agree that the modern CEO should actively participate. CEO’s… Continue reading Your CEO is on Twitter?
The wind whipped, resulting in flushed-red marks across my cheeks. Freezing, cold air drained the warmth out of my body as howling winds screamed in my face. Black-leather shoes crunched underneath my feet. Decaying brown (once green) leaves lay scattered across the field signifying a change of seasons. The once lush trees transformed into spindly… Continue reading Engine Fatigue