Successful Technology Implementations

I recently turned a six month consulting project into a 1 month project…and I couldn’t be happier. The client saved ~$1.5 million and they were able to turn around ‘failed’ software implementation. Why I’m telling this story Before I get into the back-story, I want to share the reasons for telling the story. It isn’t … Read more

Participative Management

When I first heard of participative management, I thought that it must be some ‘new fad’ (which isn’t true at all) and after reading a few things about this management model, I decided to dive a little deeper. Participative management has been defined by Barron’s as: An open form of management where employees have a … Read more

The Problem(s) with Linear Thinking

Question: Want to know one of my pet peeves (hint: re-read the title of this post)? Answer: Linear Thinking (Books on Linear Thinking). What is linear thinking? A very good description can be found at this website: To continue to look at something from one point of view. To take information or observations from one … Read more

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