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Margaret Heffernan: Serial Entrepreneur

Margaret Heffernan’s caree has been varied and successful – with roles in television production and leading large organisations. Her current focus is as a thought leader in the world of organisational effectiveness, where her ideas are both interesting and practical. 767 more words

Management Thinkers

The Thin Line Between Leadership and Manipulation

…So this evening I was reading a Sci-Fi/Political Thriller called Here Comes Earth by William Lee Gordon. Without spoiling too much of the (highly recommended) read here, I wanted to share a question asked by one of the main characters during one of the book’s many expositions. 243 more words

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I've Had Six Great Bosses in Four Years - Here's What I've Learned From Each One (Part 1)

…So I’m relatively early in my HR career. Out of my undergraduate program in 2009, I completed my MBA and Master of Human Resource and Industrial Relations over a two year period. 1,673 more words

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Evaluate skills by looking at behaviour

Evaluating people’s skills is best done by looking at behaviours rather than knowledge or experience. I’ve had to do this quite a few times over the years—sometimes when I need to set some guidelines on what makes a junior/mid-level/senior developer, but also when I’m constructing a contract in which someone is required to provide skills transfer as well as some kind of product delivery. 300 more words

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Council slow to act on Botak Hill which is to be patched up soon

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An eyesore: Mitigation works being carried out to restore the cleared slopes of Bukit Relau.
Council slow to act on Botak Hill

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council has come under fire for taking such a long time to tackle the illegal hill clearing at Bukit Relau. 670 more words

Education

Forms don't manage demand; people do

Whenever I’m in a small or medium-sized company and I find an internal process that starts with filling in a form, then alarm bells ring in my head. 609 more words

Working Practices