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As health care manager, your facility will soon be implementing an electronic health record (EHR). Some employees feel that they are not technologically gifted. Some employees feel the computer will soon cause them to be laid off. 75 more words

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What does it mean to "manage" risk?

What do we mean when we say we need to “manage” risk, or “manage” a risk? I’m not talking about financial risk, which is a world of mathematical models and algorithms. 520 more words

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More answers are available than we might think

We’re often faced with decisions that seem outside our area of expertise. Last week I met some founders on the Emerge.Education programme and one of them gave an example of this: her company was considering changing from content management system A to content management system B. 243 more words

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When certainty is absent

Among all the noise about Brexit, one line I keep hearing is that “businesses need certainty”. We can read this message from the British Chambers of Commerce… 250 more words


We don't have to make (very) unpopular decisions

The other day I came across a product manager job description that talked about the need to make unpopular decisions (and to defend them). This is also an idea used by politicians, though they tend to talk more about making “tough decisions”. 229 more words

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Managerial Skills

Manager တွေ လုပ်ဆောင်ရမဲ့ လုပ်ငန်းတွေ Management Functions တွေကို သိလာပြီးပြီဆိုတော့ manager အများစုမှာ ရှိတဲ့၊ ရှိသင့်တဲ့ skill တွေကိုသိဖို့ ဖော်ပြပေးပါမယ်။ မန်နေဂျာတွေဟာ skill တွေအများကြီး ရှိကြပါတယ်။ ခု ဖော်ပြပေးမှာကတော့ ယေဘူရ skill တွေပဲ ဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ မန်နေဂျာတိုင်းမှာ ရှိတဲ့ skills တွေကတော့ အောက်ပါအတိုင်းဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ 86 more words

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The two tributaries of time

How time flies. Ten years ago this month, I wrote my first post on Eight to Late.  The anniversary gives me an excuse to post something a little different. 1,546 more words