Hope you had a great weekend. If you do good for society, there is a chance to gain recognition and win an award for your work. And how would you react if the government put soldiers on the street to help with a civilian crisis? Their skills can provide lessons for managers. Written and edited by Wai Kwen Chan and Andrew Jack.
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Andrew Hill’s Management Challenge
The British government’s request to the military to help avoid a shortage of petrol drivers is a reminder that the military has many qualities that businesses and governments should build. As I wrote this week, desirable qualities include readiness, ingenuity, flexibility and decisiveness.
Many companies gladly rent ex-military personnel precisely because they receive rigorous training in these areas. For me management challenge Choose a different quality brought in by the military, navy or air force this week that you think businesses can learn from, and send us brief reasons why you should choose it firstname.lastname@example.org. (I’m also open to opposition if you prefer to choose a military trait that civilians should avoid.)
Last week, I asked for memos for the boss justifying a first visit after a lockout at a personal conference. Thanks to Matthew Beard for this: ‘As Woody Allen famously put it, 90 percent of the success – and he certainly does not mean the discount virtual program for which our main competitor has just chosen – appears.
In Further reading, a whimsical analysis by Danielle Abril and Drew Harwell in the Washington Post of Technical Supervision of Teleworkers. “It’s just this constant, unnecessary, nerve-racking tension: you’re trying to concentrate and in the back of your mind you know you’re on camera all the time, ‘says one who stops because of the intrusive monitoring of her work.
Where do masters in management students go after completing their studies? Three years after graduation, most MiM alumni have stayed in the same place as their first graduate job, earning an average of 55 percent more, adjusted for purchasing power parity around the world. says Sam Stephens and Leo Cremonezi. Here is more maps about the MiM program.
Jobs and careers completed
The focus on career and networking is what sets LinkedIn apart from competing social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Over the past 18 months, however, users have been increasing turned into personal reflection, according to Dan Roth, editor – in – chief of LinkedIn.
Users consider ‘what do they want to do, are they working on the right things, how are they coping with the pressures of work and life?’
Do you have any advice for one of our readers who is worried that she professional skills are niche?
“How do I turn? Is the only option an MBA? “
Money is not everything in the Great re-evaluation. People are rethinking what they really want from real life, and employers need to keep a close eye on them, says Pilita Clark
“Worrying about employers, nearly two-thirds of those considering leaving say they are ready to get a new job.”
Creating a culture that can attract and retain staff of all ages is essential during a period of mass resignations. Sarah Drinkwater, a former Google CEO and angel investor, explains how adapt your leadership to a multigenerational workplace.
Find out how former white-collar crime convicts rebuilt their lives after serving time. Why are businesses still trying to find a ‘magic’ playbook? Here are the four most important things company scale fast must cope, says June Angelides, an investor in technology ventures.
Discover how jazz offers management lessons. Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director-General of the International Baccalaureate System, believes this leadership focuses on implementation, not strategy.
How good is your knowledge of the news?
US equities suffer the biggest loss since May as inflation spreads The S&P 500 is down 2% while yields on the US Treasury for ten years reach their highest level in three months.
Scholz and the Social Democrats win solid German election The country is in long talks over a three-way coalition, as Laschet insists the CDU can also form a government.
Britain’s winter blues: ‘Christmas shortages are now a certainty’ From petrol, gas and food supplies to hospitals under pressure, the UK could face a series of overlapping crises.
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