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This question is of crucial importance for society, says HBS professor Rakesh Khurana. Business leaders are admired yet often distrusted, and the idea of management as a profession is similarly on shaky ground—as it has been for more than 100 years. The situation may be due in large part to the role of university-based business education from the founding of the Wharton School in 1881 and continuing right up to the present. According to Khurana, the schools first emphasized that managers should carry out their work in ways beneficial for society. This theme was later replaced by preference for disciplinary knowledge, and finally by a market logic that regards business education as a marketable commodity rather than a professional education. It has been an invisible transformation, but society and business schools themselves must grapple with it. Khurana has witnessed the transformation from both sides of the aisle.
Science. Why American Management Rules the World - Nicholas Bloom, Rebecca Homkes, Raffaella Sadun, and John Van Reenen - The Conversation. By Nicholas Bloom, Rebecca Homkes, Raffaella Sadun, and John Van Reenen | 3:30 PM June 13, 2011 After a decade of painstaking research, we have concluded that American firms are on average the best managed in the world.
This is not what we — a group of European researchers — expected to find. But while Americans are bad at football (or soccer, as it’s known as locally), they are the Brazilians of Management. Over the past decade, a team from Harvard Business School, London School of Economics, McKinsey & Company, and Stanford has systematically surveyed global management. We have developed a tool to measure management practices across operational management, monitoring, targets, and people management.
Here are some of our findings. Well managed firms thrash their poorly managed competitors First, not surprisingly, we find that organizations with better management massively outperform their disorganized competitors. The American Management Century Bottom dwellers drive the rankings down. Performance Management Articles, Webcasts, Resources and Strategies - BetterManagement.com. Rapport d'étonnement. Le principe Traditionnellement, la demande de rédaction d'un rapport d'étonnement peut être adressée à un stagiaire ou à une nouvelle recrue afin de l'inviter à partager ses observations en mettant l'accent prioritairement sur les points singuliers.
D'une certaine manière, on espère que "la virginité" du rapporteur sera source de créativité ou de défectuologie. Le rapport d'étonnement est finalement une boîte à idées "one shot" permettant, au rapporteur : d'être valorisé en exprimant ses points de vue et des propositions ;au(x) destinataire(s) : de faire preuve d'ouverture, de récolter des idées et, le cas échéant, de détecter des incompréhensions ou des incohérences.
Conseils ou suggestions D'une part, ce sont les idées-clés et les observations singulières qui importent dans le rapport d'étonnement ; le style rédactionnel et la mise en forme sont accessoires. Une mission taillée sur mesure pour la carte mentale à 180° ou à 360°. Le rapport d'étonnement. Western Behavioral Sciences Institute - Welcome to WBSI. Commentary - The Changing Game of Leadership. Herman Miller. Steelcase. Publications & Resources - CoreNet Global. Feedback And Recognition Most Valued In Bosses: SHL Survey - Managing people. Employees value feedback and recognition more than any other attributes in their boss, according to a new survey, with Generation Y workers the most needing of praise.
Talent management company SHL recently surveyed 1,299 Australians about what they view as the most important characteristics in a boss. The survey reveals employees value their bosses’ ability to give good feedback and recognition more than any other attributes. This contrasts with results of the same survey in 2010, which found that the most important characteristics in a boss were honesty and trustworthiness. SHL national director Samantha Christopher says employee expectations have changed dramatically in the space of a year, partly due to easing concerns about the global financial crisis. “We are now back to [the employee mindset of] ‘what can the organisation do for me?’ “They want to know really clearly what is expected of them and whether they are achieving it or not,” Christopher says. Give timely praise. Managing tomorrow's people: Downloads. NEW!
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