Rank and Yank
I read an article the other day in business section of the local paper on the Rank and Yank method of getting rid of people. The concept in a nutshell is managers rank their people on an A, B, C scale. “A” would be the highest ranked people, “B” would be the mediocre people, and “C” would be the lowest ranked people. Then on a periodic basis all people ranked as a “C” would be fired.
The Price of Great Success
A few weeks ago I was listening to a sermon by my pastor (Robert Steltzer of Faith Lutheran Church) who was discussing a point when the great prophet Elijah was running from Jezebel who wanted him dead. Elijah was a very prolific prophet and was looked at as truly important because his words usually came true. But now Elijah was afraid.
Innovation Without Risk?
Innovation is no longer a nice to have, but a necessity for business success. In the old days, about 4 years ago, when you heard about innovation it was about creating a potential competitive advantage. Now, it is about survival.
IBANA Member Dennis Bruce Speaks to Graduate Class at GSU
Dennis Bruce speaks to GSU's International Technology Graduate Class