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The Future of Employment: Maximizing Value for Employer and Employee

by The solution for all the economic and social woes we face will naturally occur with the improved understanding of value. The World of Employment Will be Enhanced by Understanding Value. Let me describe an entirely new relationship between a business owner and the employee which will raise everyone’s standard of living,...

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The High Value Capital of Business (Hint: It’s Not What You Think!)

by Peter Drucker’s comments about business structure and management emphases tickle me. They tickle me because the very statements he makes run absolutely counter to the widely held beliefs of today’s “experts.” The difference is staggering. In his 2002 book, Managing in the Next Society, Drucker makes comment about the problem “financial people”...

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HR People are from Venus, Business People are from Mars

by Keith Hammonds posted an article on Fast Company titled, “Why I Hate HR.” It describes conditions which are typical of the attitudes and experience of companies when considering the involvement of their HR processes as profitability drivers. It is an old article, but well worth re-reading as the problems he communicates...

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Off-Shoring and Out-Sourcing: Problems for Mechanical Model Enterprises

by I responded to a wonderful article by David Williamson Shaffer on Epistemic Games. The article was titled, The End of the American Century, and is a good description of America’s misunderstanding of the changes that have, and are, taking place in the world economy. My comments, reprinted here, clarify the difference in perspective between...

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Performance Expectations: Clear in Sports, Blurred in Business

by Performance expectations are clear and mutually understood in the sporting world, but blurred for employees in most businesses. In the sporting world, each and every player knows his position, his roles, and responsibilities. And, maybe more importantly, each knows how his contributions impact the outcomes of the team. Every...

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