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Saturday, September 29, 2007

Silo Mentality Strkes Again!

The silo mentality - leading to behaviours where otherwise excellent management can fail to act for the wider good of a department or organisation - is recognised as one of the key problems with the British-style operation.

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Thursday, September 20, 2007

It's my career you're messing with

To many policy makers employees are just data on a spreadsheet. For advertisers and marketeers they're just headcount that the company is trying to attract...

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Monday, September 3, 2007

Construction Losses Defy Logic

The construction industry is usually known for a no-nonsense, common sense approach to doing business - except when it comes to hiring it seems...

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Thursday, August 23, 2007

£5million and Counting

Consulting business ruins profits through failure to act

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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

The Great Turnaround

Best Hiring Practice turns around this former market leader

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Saturday, July 28, 2007

Seven For The Price Of One

Seven For The Price Of One

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Monday, July 16, 2007

What Price Failure?

An operations director laments the loss of a major new contract: solely, in his opinion, down to refusal to finance a market-relevant hiring strategy

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Thursday, July 12, 2007

(False) Economies of Scale

When more than an entire year's net operating profit was wiped out for this company, the notes in the end of year accounts reported a quality problem as the cause. The operations director, however, knew that the real issue was a hiring problem; entirely brought about by mistakenly treating this key area as a commoditised purchase.......

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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

£22million Lost

The provider of this case study intially stated that she was too busy as a manager to 'waste' an hour going through the process I advocated. When asked about the last hire she was involved in, this is what our member shared with us.......

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