All the interactions and exchanges of information represent communication. Effective communication goes hand in hand with better performance.Continue reading
What is different in a matrix ?
- Teams operate across barriers of distance and need to find ways of working together through technology
- The requirement to work across complex organizational structures brings competition for both priorities and time
- Time zones can introduce delay in decision making and communication
- National, corporate, and functional cultural differences can introduce misunderstandings in communication styles and language
If we do not learn to overcome these factors, we can experience delays to critical activities and decisions, additional costs, and increased dissatisfaction.Continue reading
“How can I be accountable for something I don’t control?”
“How can I get things done without authority?”
Welcome to the matrix, where multiple bosses, competing goals, influence without authority, and accountability without control are the norm. It is a world where skills, not structure, are the drivers of business and personal success.Continue reading
Good is the enemy of Great. This is the first sentance of the book by Jim Collins.
Can something that is good become great ? And if so, how ?
Or is the disease of “just being good” incurable ?