January 02, 2012
A few months ago, I was challenged with the task of defining our
companys core beliefsnot the what of what we do, but the
why. I watched a fascinating video on TED.com by Simon
Sinek, How great leaders inspire action.
The lecture discussed the importance of iden...
July 27, 2010
Frederick A. Miller
Back in the old daysabout 20 years agopeople were discouraged
from taking care of personal issues at work. At the same time, they
were expected to just do their jobs, without making decisions or
brainstorming better ways to do things. Both of those mindsets are long gon...
February 04, 2008
I am an economist who also holds a PhD in organizational learning.
Most of what I do professionally, however, falls under the realm of
economic development. Job creation, wealth creation, and quality of
life are the cornerstones of that work. I am interested in
April 13, 2007
Maudie L. Holm
Organizational development and human resources personnel complement
one another during times of change, with OD providing a big picture
view and HR taking on front-line challenges. When I left a Fortune 100 company in the middle 1990s, one of my
colleagues commented, "W...
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