Best Buy’s “revolutionary” way of working

Prior to reading the new Businessweek (Dec 11th 2006), I ran across Web Worker Daily’s (WWD) post about the article and the way in which Best Buy is “revolutionizing” the workplace with their “Results Oriented Work Environment” (ROWE). First off, thanks to WWD for bringing this article to my attention as it usually takes me … Read more Best Buy’s “revolutionary” way of working

Strategic Project Management

This is an excerpt of a paper I wrote while working on my MBA. To read the entire article, download the PDF titled “Strategic Project Management.” Strategic Project Management (SPM) (also called Enterprise Project Management by some) has been defined by Callahan & Brooks (2004) as “the use of the appropriate project management knowledge, skills, … Read more Strategic Project Management

Planning for Expatriate Success

This is an excerpt from a paper I wrote while working on my MBA.To read the entire article, download the PDF “Planning for Expatriate Success.” The modern day business environment requires organizations to compete on a global scale. In order to compete on a global scale, organizations must implement proper strategic plans to ensure that … Read more Planning for Expatriate Success

Implementing a High Performance Work System

This is an excerpt of a paper I wrote while working on my MBA. To read the entire article, download the PDF “Implementing a High Performance Work System.” High Performance Work System is a name given to a set of management practices that attempt to create an environment within an organization where the employee has … Read more Implementing a High Performance Work System

The Strategic use of Human Resources

This is an excerpt of a paper I wrote while working on my MBA. To read the entire article, download the PDF “The Strategic use of Human Resources.” One concept that emerged in the late twentieth century that calls for a strategic partnership with HR is the concept called Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM … Read more The Strategic use of Human Resources