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Four Pillars for Building an Effective Team

September 26, 2014

Jack Welch once commented “My job is not to go to Louisville to pick out loose handles or compressors for refrigerators. My job is people, resources, and ideas.” Human resource is a critical part in an organization and no company can move forward without managing its human capital effectively. It’s not enough for managers to… read more →




Managing Change

August 14, 2014

Many organizations fail to plan or include several critical components when implementing changes to their operations.  As a result, even the simplest of changes often encounter resistance, significant delays, and fail when being executed.  A Management Consultant’s ability to strategize and create buy-in from key stakeholders often determines the likelihood of successful change management.




Leveraging Feedback Loops in the Workplace

August 11, 2014

From the time we are small children, feedback loops are part of our everyday lives even if we are unaware of the fact. They hide behind a plethora of names; report cards, speeding tickets, health checks, standardized tests. No matter what aspect of our lives we find them, they all share the same general premise…. read more →




The Shifting Paradigm of Supply Chain Management

July 11, 2014

From day-to-day function to strategic competitive advantage 1. Introduction & the Early Days The term “supply chain management” was first introduced in 1982 by Keith Oliver, then a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. However, the concept of supply chain, as well as its major components, like procurement, logistics and warehousing, was known in management long before…. read more →




Business Negotiation Success

June 26, 2014

Negotiation is usually dreaded because of lack of understanding. Negotiation Overview Negotiation is a part of everyday life, but in today’s complex business environment, it is critical to organizational success.  Effective negotiation is a skill often mastered by a few and misunderstood by most employees in any organization.  However, whether or not they realize it,… read more →




Offshoring – Borderless Human Capital

June 22, 2014

The Rise of Borderless Human Capital Globalization, technological advancements, and competitive pressures have fuelled the trend to outsource non-core functions of a company to alternative locations at a more economical cost to reduce labour expenditures. The availability of many offshore suppliers that specialize in common functions that can provide higher productivity than in-house staff has made this… read more →




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