Team collaboration tools have been a shiny new tool for businesses, but their allure may already be fading.
Ever tried driving a car without gas? How about cooking without heat? Doesn’t work, right? Without power to fuel them, they’re impossible.
Uncertainty is bad for business. Few people thrive when they are feeling nervous and insecure. Most of us work best when we have a clear picture of where our organization is heading and what we need to do to contribute.
The ever-changing world of healthcare today presents a number of challenges to management.
Strategies established at the beginning of the year are fast overcome and impacted by legislative updates, new technologies and any number of changes in the marketplace.
Banks and insurance companies are complex organizations where change is constant.
Product change, regulatory change, technology change.
Extreme weather events are becoming commonplace across the world.
Floods, hurricanes, snowstorms, Earth quakes and other natural events inflict serious damage to lives and property.
For businesses, being prepared is the best insurance to minimize the damage.
Virtual call centers are one of the growth areas in modern organizations.
Their popularity has grown out of a business need to improve efficiencies, streamline operations and generate positive ROI.
Internal communications is coming of age.
Far from being a function carried out by a sole person in only the largest of organizations, it’s now recognized as a critical business discipline.
Staff would rather communicate with their immediate supervisor than any other level of management.
This is particularly true during uncertain times.
Staff may start to distrust the ‘corporate mouthpieces’ such as the intranet, and turn to their managers for interpretation.