Engaging employees through upward communication

The temptation to tell a Chief in a great position the things he most likes to hear is one of the commonest explanations of mistaken policy. Thus the outlook of the leader on whose decision fateful events depend is usually far ... — Read More

Experiencing Ghana through American eyes

A strong gust of warm air rushes into the airplane as I take my first steps in Accra, Ghana. I’ve never traveled outside of the United States by myself, but I was ready to experience a new culture and learn about ... — Read More

Education for life

Labor markets are changing, and millennials must prepare and adjustOne in three people around the world was born between 1980 and the early 2000s. Most of these millennials are in the workforce. Yet their work future won’t look much like the ... — Read More

Air turbulence happens -- It's ok

Recent news items on CBS affiliate, KHOU-TV in Houston, Texas about a plane traveling from Panama to George Bush International Airport which experienced weather-related turbulence, brought home a familiar incident involving a local airline brand in Ghana.On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, ... — Read More

Cash is dead, long live cash

Virtual payments are fast displacing cash, but not completely and not everywhereFewer Nordic banks are using cash in their branches. India recently scrapped 86 percent of its banknotes. Korea plans to stop minting coins by 2020. Online payments are booming. The ... — Read More

Making economic decisions

Every morning we wake up from bed we are faced with numerous economic decisions and choices in every facet of our lives.From whether to go to school or otherwise, to go to work or start your own business, whether you should ... — Read More

organisational design:…the development process ( 5)

  The design process focuses on the technical aspects of improving business processes, structures and systems, while the development process focuses on improving the organization’s human resources. Physical, technological, and financial resources depreciate quickly, but people are the only resource within an ... — Read More

Healthy eating (1)

Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, improving your outlook, and stabilizing your mood. If you feel overwhelmed by all the ... — Read More

ORGANIZATION DESIGN:…the design process  (3)

Organizational design is a step-by-step methodology which identifies dysfunctional aspects of work flow, procedures, structures and systems, realigns them to fit current business realities/goals and then develops plans to implement the new changes. The process focuses on improving both the technical and ... — Read More

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