The Peter Principle can be described as a business principle, or a principle of human behaviour. Either way, it is a simple concept to grasp, but a concept which has a huge impact on the efficiency of business companies. This page explains it.
This article discusses the theories of locus of control, self-efficacy, anxiety-uncertainty management as well as social cognitive and attribution theory as related to activities inthe workplace.
How do you go about mapping your value stream and how do you create a value stream map (VSM)? This article will inform you as to what value stream mapping symbols to use, how to structure your VSM, and how to get the most from your value stream map. Value stream mapping is a tool to help you define...
This article explores the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of Singapore Airlines using SWOT analysis. Singapore Airlines is one of the world's largest and most successful airlines.
An I Plan is a hybrid planning strategy and is relevant to individual responsibility, career planning and business plan development.
The 5 Whys Approach to Root Cause Analysis is a very simple and effective tool for finding the root cause of a problem. Here we will look at how it work, the key advantages and disadvantages and run through a working example.
"A manager's number-one problem can be summed up in one word: communication" (Thorton, B., 1966). Learn the difference between passive, aggressive, & assertive to become a more effective manager.
So you think you're ready to take the leap into management hell? Make sure you check your morals at the door. Mel shares some management experiences for postal and non postal people alike.
Why do we often say Yes when we really want to say No? It is a paradox that Jerry Harvey explored in his book, "The Abilene Paradox." This is an easy-to-understand synopsis of that paradox and why I believe it exists.
This Hub defines and looks at the topic of management ethics. Should corporations be held to the same ethical/moral standards as individuals, in the management of business? Why or why not? Is it really reasonable for for us to hold corporations to standards of ethics and morality?