Category Archives: Operations efficiency

What do bosses do all day? (The Economist and HBS working paper)

Tweet What do bosses do all day? The shocking truth can at last be revealed May 5th 2011 | from the print edition THANKS to closed doors and fierce gatekeepers, bosses are tricky to observe in their natural habitat. Yet

Maduros…y también rendidores (El País, Uruguay)

Tweet Tras estudiar durante tres años una planta de Mercedes Benz, investigadores alemanes aseguran que con la edad se pierde destreza física, pero en cambio se gana en otras habilidades. Contabilizaron los errores que cometían las personas durante el proceso

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently (HBR)

Tweet Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy

How to Help Process Owners Succeed (HBR)

Tweet How to Help Process Owners Succeed 12:09 PM Friday January 21, 2011 by Brad Power Putting executives in charge of improving cross-functional processes in large organizations is akin to asking them to paddle a boat upstream. The natural forces

Do Your Teams Produce Reports or Results? (HBR)

Tweet Do Your Teams Produce Reports or Results? Ron Ashkenas From product development to strategy to technology management, much of the work done in organizations is assigned to teams. Yet often when the output from these teams is examined, few