Why so many companies get training wrong
Training is often seen as a bore and a chore. Is there a way to make it better? Several studies show that employee training can be more problematic than productive, wrote BBC Capital May 3. A 2010 McKinsey & Company report found just 25 per cent of respondents felt that training programs had a measurable […]Posted on
From A Good Manager to a Great Leader
By David Barrett Forbes.com recently reported that more than 10,000 US-based baby boomers are retiring every day. Based on a 10-per-cent rule, this would suggest that the number in Canada is about 1000 retirees every day. This report goes on to say, “A recent survey predicted a 30% drop in the number of appropriately aged […]Posted on
Management in a Black Swan VUCA World
Alan Middleton, Executive Director of SEEC, speaks at the alumni breakfast event July 27 about surprising events and how to manage the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity they can bring. If you missed this breakfast, register for future events today!Posted on
The Mini-MBA: Can it pack a big career punch?
Adrian Jess has gone from selling vinyl records under the nickname the Human Jukebox to packing boxes at the medical goods company where he now works, and then becoming its director of technical services and logistics – but he’s still looking to gain that career edge, wrote The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business, Nov. […]Posted on