Jun 25

Setting the Limits : Span of Control is NOT About Headcount

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What is span of control? You have heard this. Span of control is the number of people you could effectively manage. Essentially it is about how much one person can handle. Because of this reason, there is limited people reporting … Continue reading

Jan 07

Performance Management: How Bell Curve Got Screwed

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Bell curve is well known, rather infamous. Now junked by many companies, it seemed very good way to improve organization performance management. It helped to ensure that performance ratings are well differentiated. It helped to reward the high performers and … Continue reading

Aug 24

Growth Crisis of Indian IT-Part1: How Product Management Function Can Save Careers and Business

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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Indian IT: Growth & Innovation Crisis

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Indian IT: Growth & Innovation CrisisCrisis of R&D Service: You probably know this already. There is a set of organizations which provide services in IT, Engineering and R&D. ┬áThis article … Continue reading

Aug 12

You MUST Mandate this Management Training to New Members on Day-1. Interns Included.

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The Issue Recent incident – In the community I live in, we had meeting to discuss crucial issues. Within no time, the meeting turns into name calling and swearing session. And this is not the first time. All are so-called … Continue reading

Aug 07

Team Conflicts: How to Clear Mental Blocks, Stop Fights and Bring Back Good Times? Host a Listening Session

Conflict-Resolution

Imagine this. You have a critical project. The people with right expertise have been brought together.The project is in critical stage. All stakeholders know the members who are dedicated, hard working and have acquired very good skills. Suddenly you realize … Continue reading