This relates to my recent post on layoffs. My web sleuth found my Alternatives to Downsizing article from 1996 just tucked away on my website. …
Tiger Woods statement to the press was the right thing to do and he did it well. Compare his comments to other political and business leaders who give their obligatory mea culpas. The contrast is stunning. And there are lessons … Read More..
Back in the mid-90s I wrote about the problems with downsizing and tried to advise my clients to avoid it. I was bolstered by a report Wayne Cascio wrote for US Department of Labor where he identified nine alternatives to … Read More..
I got a call a couple of weeks ago. An organization wanted a speaker to talk about change. Not how to lead it, but how to convince people that everything would be fine once they went through the stages of … Read More..
For decades, Toyota has been synonymous with quality. The Toyota Way is required reading is some corporations. And there is much to learn from their approach to building cars and trucks. They do know how to build things. When word … Read More..
You remember Jenny Sanford. She’s the wife of Gov. Mark “I found my soul mate in Argentina” Sanford. She’s just written a tell-all book. No, I didn’t read it, but The Washington Post just ran an article about it. And … Read More..
Two years ago, Washington, DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee’s popularity was 59 percent among District residents while 29 percent disapproved of her performance. Today, her approval rating is 43 percent (44 percent disapprove.) Parents of children in DC schools gave … Read More..