Category: Management

The American View: Reach Out and Support Someone

Author: Keil Hubert

Insider threat cases are all over the news right now. Companies are eager to invest in complex, comprehensive monitoring technologies to detect potential rogue employees. Automated monitoring, though, can’t provide the empathy, support, and nuanced analysis that a fellow human... Read more

The American View: Bloodless Sport

Author: Keil Hubert

Power dynamics at the executive level can seem peculiar to an outsider. Instead of violence or decisive battles, many organisations’ internal power struggles seem to consist largely of petty insults and minor public posturing. That’s a reflection of zero-sum credibility... Read more

Jaguar Land Rover to build electric cars at UK plant

Author: webeditor

Source: by Costas Pitas for Thomson Reuters, July 5   Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in Britain, in a major boost for the UK government and a sector hit by the slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty. Britain’s biggest... Read more

Britain’s Boohoo bucks subdued retail market with stellar sales

Author: webeditor

Source: by James Davey for Thomson Reuters, June 12   British online fashion group Boohoo bucked a tough retail market with robust sales growth in its latest quarter as its offer of cheap clothing, delivered quickly, chimed with shoppers. Boohoo, which sells own-brand clothing, shoes, accessories and... Read more

Amazon can be held liable for third-party seller products – U.S. appeals court

Author: webeditor

Source: by Brendan Pierson for Thomson Reuters, July 3   A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled against Inc in a case that could expose the online retailer to lawsuits from customers who buy defective products from third–party vendors through its website. Numerous other courts, including two federal appeals courts,... Read more

The American View: ALICE Packs in Wonderland

Author: Keil Hubert

There are several useful techniques for teaching professional skills. Some techniques are better than others depending on the nature of the skill, how it’ll be employed, and how social it is in execution. Inculcation – learning through doing – is... Read more

The American View: Never Save the Best for Last

Author: Keil Hubert

If your company is going to do core process thing right, make it the New-Hire On-Boarding process. Set your workers up for success from the beginning, and they’ll be more likely to contribute to a positive, productive culture. When I... Read more

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