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How do you handle inter-departmental coordination and trust issues

How do you handle inter-departmental coordination and trust issues?

One often comes across challenges of coordination not only in interdepartmental settings, but also between field staff and head office staff, leading to misunderstandings, distrust, frustration or at least suboptimal results. Over a period of time, this also becomes a cover for camouflaging one’s own weaknesses and inefficiencies too. Whenever […]

You have heard of sportsmanship. Have you heard of workmanship too?

You have heard of sportsmanship. Have you heard of workmanship too?

Americans and Europeans have contributed substantially to evolution of management thought, theory and concepts. On the other hand, Japan’s contribution is majorly in the area of quality. I also find their concept of workmanship interesting. Japanese say that just as there is a concept of sportsmanship in sports arena denoting […]

Say No To Employee Engagement. Say Yes To Employee Bonding

We chose, often unconsciously, wrong and inadequate words in our speech and writing, and expect correct understanding and positive outcomes. Engagement, especially employee engagement, is one such word. We expect team integration and mission fulfillment as an outcome of such ‘engagement initiatives’ costing huge resources in terms of time and […]