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Growth In Chinese Consumer Market Spells Change For Retailers

Yesterday, the National Retail Federation kicked off its annual Shop.org summit in Seattle, where retailers from throughout the United States are convening to address key issues in their changing industry. 632 more words

Organizational Learning

Outcomes Over Outputs

When you plan an event, what are you more concerned about?  The outputs or the outcomes?  At face value, these may seem to be the same thing, but are they? 562 more words

Software Development

Going Global: Manufacturing Spreads To More And Different Countries

The relationship the U.S. has had with foreign-based manufacturing is an ongoing one – “Made in China” tags have become downright ubiquitous, and goods made in the U.S. 584 more words

Organizational Learning

Cultivating Multicultural Diversity In The Agriculture Industry

The development of agriculture has been an integral part of our national development. From the tales of the first Thanksgiving all the way to the present day, farming and growing food remains a firmly established part of the American identity. 559 more words

Organizational Learning

Reflection 17: Presentation Matters

The most challenging evaluation report I’ve written consisted of 17 PowerPoint slides. The slides didn’t pull the most salient findings from a larger report; the slides were the report! 487 more words

Evaluation

I'm a Manager, I Manage People

Ok, stop.  I mean it.  Stop this moment.

Is a manager supposed to manage people?  NO.

You, dear manager, are supposed to focus on creating an environment that enables people to excel at their job.   320 more words

Design And Architecture

Appearances Can Be Deceiving

I’m a Theory Y guy.  I may be näive in my outlook but I’m just a Theory Y guy.  I believe that most (not many) people want to do a good job wherever they are.   523 more words

Software Development