Category Archives: performance

Is ROI an evil MBA term? More on the ROI of blogging

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Continuing the blogging ROI discussion…..there was an interesting interchange yesterday between my self and Jane Bozarth on twitter about the topic of ROI. The scenario Jane and I talked about proving the ROI of a mythical (I think) training course … Continue reading

McKinsey Report: Using technology to improve workforce collaboration

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As you know if you are following me on twitter, this semester I am taking two performance classes. This means I’m paying more attention to things that measure performance and performance gaps. Since I’m always hyper-focused on social media, I’m … Continue reading

If the Gervais principle isn’t working, what is the ideal management structure

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A few days ago I wrote about the history of management, and specifically the Gervais Principle.The Gervais Principle states: Sociopaths, in their own best interests, knowingly promote over-performing losers into middle-management, groom under-performing losers into sociopaths, and leave the average … Continue reading