Management Today - Volume 22, Issue 2, 2006
Volume 22, Issue 2, 2006
Author Drikus KriekSource: Management Today 22, pp 54 –55 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... T 54 Management Today March 2006 Team building: critical questions for a successful intervention The use of teams has become one of the features of modern organisational life. The skills to lead teams to be optimally effective have become one of the most distinguishing features setting successful leaders apart from their less fortunate counterparts. This article is the first in a series that will focus on teams and leading teams. The series will address issues like performance, team building, conflict management, problem solving and other critical issues to ensure the success of teams. The emphasis will be on practical, hands-on ..
Source: Management Today 22, pp 56 –58 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... A Southeast Asian tigers, cubs and dragons: lessons from an African lone wolf? 56 Management Today March 2006 African countries have declared the 21st century to be the African century, reflected in the establishment of the African Union and the active proclamation of African solutions for African problems. Despite these well meant initiatives, multinationals have not exactly been falling over their feet to be part of this trend. On the other side of the world, in Southeast Asia, the 'tigers, cubs and dragons' are silently chipping away at economic growth and attract the lion's share of internationalisation by multinationals. ..
Author Rob MacGregorSource: Management Today 22 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... P Communicating for performance 60 Management Today March 2006 Rob MacGregor is a facilitator at Milpark Business School. Performance management is perhaps the most overused term in our new management language. It was seen as the panacea for all our ills and corporations paid large sums of money for new systems and processes that, in most instances, just replaced the old annual merit rating system that really only justified the payment of a 13th cheque. It was a management pacifier since companies are reluctant to pay out money without an invoice or some justification for expenditure. The difficulty is ..
Source: Management Today 22, pp 62 –63 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... 62 Management Today March 2006 Courage: catalyst for successful leadership Bill Price (left) and Armand Kruger are master executive business and life coaches. They specialise in coaching CEOs, executive committee teams and board directors in the implementation of their strategy with special emphasis on personal leadership competencies and capacity enhancement. Leaders do not have to be lonely at the top anymore. Coaching is one of the most powerful and respected tools available to leaders who have to take courageous decisions. They may be contacted at VIP Leadership and Strategic Coaching and Mentoring Institute and the Global Institute of Leading at ..
Source: Management Today 22 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... Management Today March 2006 63 Oh no! Not another conference on coaching and mentoring! One wonders how many more brochures managers will receive advertising another conference on the subject? It seems as if the business conference world is out to make sure that the topics are covered over and over again for some unknown reason. When you finally arrive at the venue, you find the speakers all trying to convince you that the topic is so important that if you don't do it their way, your organisation is doomed to failure. Besides, you also have to experience death by ..
Author Betska K-BurrSource: Management Today 22 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... 64 Management Today March 2006 Enlightened leadership: ten valuable tips Betska K-Burr is co-president and head of research and development and training at Coaching and Leadership International in Canada. This article is the first of a series written to discuss how coaching can be used to efficiently and effectively grow businesses and communities. She will be one of the guest speakers at the Good to Great to Execptional Coaching and Mentoring Conference for coaches in Johannesburg and Cape Town. FFifty per cent of all USA organisations have been sued by their employees. Discrimination law suits run rampant. The national ..
Source: Management Today 22, pp 65 –66 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... The business world has embarked on making coaching and mentoring more than just a nice to have. They are training line managers to be managercoaches and are using the outsourced services of business and life coaches to help take the team and individuals to higher levels of productivity and efficiency. There is a problem though as there are still many people professing to be executive coaches. A quick question to ask: How much money do you earn each month and give us the names of the executives you have coached in the past three months so we can contact ..