Weekly Reports October 2021

October 16, 2021

Weekly Report 21-75

  • ‘DECISIONS’ OFTEN INVOLVE “DISCOMFORT OF UNKNOWN RESULTS and, because of our psychological aversion toward ambiguity, driving most to quick ‘cognitive closure,’ which can result in closed-mindedness and preclude consideration of alternatives too early.” Some research contends that “once a task... Continue
  • October 11, 2021

    Weekly Report 21-73

  • WEEDING OUT MIDDLE-MANAGERS TO FLATTEN ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE & PAYROLL COSTS, a trend responsive to the pandemic, can indeed “make companies more agile, enable faster decision-making and trim costs. But keeping employees engaged has become an increasing challenge and, for many,... Continue
  • October 11, 2021

    Weekly Report 21-74

  • DISRUPTION OF ANY MARKET FOR PRODUCT OR SERVICES, by delivering greater efficiency, effectiveness & cost reduction, is now the risk which any businesses faces from Digitized Information (anything which can be represented in ones & zeros, making it easy to... Continue
  • October 1, 2021

    Weekly Report 21-72

  • MOTIVATING WORKERS TO PERFORM OPTIMALLY is dependent on process and your personal expectations, but usually more a matter of compatibility with the employee’s values. Motivation is “a skill to create the three psychological needs for generating the vitality to thrive:... Continue
  • September 29, 2021

    Weekly Report 21-71

  • STRATEGIC PLANNING IS TYPICALLY A PROCESS OF “ALIGNING the (presumed & forecasted) external environment with internal capabilities, but developing strategy inside-out with a group of executives is likely to be more operational than strategic, more continue-as-before than innovative… The rapid... Continue