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On Employee Relations

  Aug 14 2018

# Human Resources and Training

Do you feel you fit in? Do you feel you belong? These are two very important questions that organizations should ask their employees. But what does it mean to fit in? How is it different from belonging and why is i...

Leadership Read

  Aug 13 2018

# Human Resources and Training

Lately, I read a leadership book talking about two dramatically different types of managers. The first type drains intelligence, energy and capabilities from the ones around them. They always need to be the smartest one...

What is Machine Learning?

  Aug 13 2018

# Digital Innovation and Transformation

There is often is a lot of confusion surrounding the term ‘Machine Learning’. To clear it up, we asked one of our Machine Learning experts t...

What are you planning for? Surviving or thriving?

  Aug 5 2018

# Maintenance Planning and Asset Management

We have done a lot of maintenance reviews over the years and one of the key areas we check is how maintenance work is planned and managed. Most people recogn...

On Organizational Leadership

  Jul 22 2018

# Leadership and Management

Should you ask anyone about the characteristics of an effective leader, chances are you will get heartwarming answers such as: visionary, good communicator, inspiring, knowledgeable, experienced, supportive and hon...

Adult Learning Principles in Action

  Jul 12 2018

# Human Resources and Training

Complying with adult learning principles while facilitating a learning experience is one of the puzzle pieces for a successful course. The other pieces of this puzzle are competence of facilitator, engagement of pa...

On Employee Engagement

  Jul 12 2018

# Human Resources and Training

Without a doubt, engaged employees are more productive employees. They will deliver beyond what is expected of them for the simple reason that they feel they are doing what they want as opposed to doing what they ...

Here we go again. Greatest Footballer of All Time

  Jul 8 2018

# Planning and Strategy Management

The FIFA World Cup is arguably the world’s most anticipated sports event. Every 4 years, millions of passionate fans from across the world cheer their team in the hope it would capture the golden FIFA World Cup Tro...

What Can we Learn from the Blunders of Karius in the Champions League Final?

  Jun 3 2018

# Planning and Strategy Management

The UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool that was played on 26 May 2018 was billed as a clash between 5-time Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo and in-form “Egyptian King” Mohammed Salah. But ...

HR strategic planning versus HR functional planning

  May 28 2018

# Human Resources and Training

Human resources management is too big a subject to tackle in only a few words and it goes way beyond hiring, firing and training. I am not trying to define human resources management here neither will I emphasize its imp...