What is a Gap Analysis? Wikipedia defines a gap analysis as something that involves the comparison of actual performance with potential or desired performance. According to Searchcio, a gap analysis is a method of assessing the differences in performance between a business’ information systems or software applications to determine whether business requirements are being met and, if not, what […]
Category Archives: Management
Employees can find articles regarding being gaslighted at work. What about leaders experiencing the same?
Do good employees really leave managers or is toxic corporate culture to blame?
Understanding Your Boss Managing a manager above you is a unique project in anyone’s job. Is it possible? Yes, it is. Who does that? Hardly anyone. Mainly because they do not understand the dynamics of their position, or even how this is accomplished. If a person wants to succeed in their position, and move up […]
Whenever I have lead a team or a project, I’ve always valued and tried to practice good communication. I believe that a team with good communication sets themselves up for success, regardless of the task. But what happens when not everyone speaks the same language? So far in my young career I’ve had the privilege […]
Do you know the difference between supervision and leadership? One has to understand that supervision is not leadership. Leadership is a gift an individual has. On the other hand, supervision is a management style that can be learned. Supervision is easily defined as it is the act of delegating and monitoring to ensure a task […]
Do you think the leader makes the team or does the team make the leader? Wow, isn’t that an interesting question? I’m sure there are people that believe the leader gathers the crew because he/she selects the members. And that could be an accurate response. Then there are those that support the idea that the […]
The Academy Awards best picture in 1974 was “The Sting.” Set mostly in Chicago in September of 1936, it is the story of two con artists who organize a diverse band of their associates in a complicated confidence trick to seek revenge on a powerful organized crime boss. They quickly gathered the needed people, created […]
Where I currently work, there is a general lack of trust and respect from the workers towards management. I sensed that right away when I started 5.5 years ago. At my previous places of employment, there was a lack of respect for a manager or two, but never all of management. When I went into […]
Leadership, Management, Teamwork
Can ‘Modern” Corporate Organizational Structures Cut Corners on Management Quality?
As a recent college graduate, I’ve noticed numerous companies which attract lots of talent and interest in my demographic that market themselves as having “unorthodox” or “modern” organizational structures. In most cases, I feel like this carries positive connotations – not being a “stereotypical office job” is a common selling point during interviews, more relaxed […]