Tuesday, 02 June 2015 16:25

Get to the Root of the Problem!

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“‘What should we do about it?’ is only asked by those who have not understood the problem.” Thus spoke Alan Watts.  I’m not aware that Watts had any interest in management – he was a Zen buddhist and self-described “philosophical entertainer” – but in this case he put his finger on a very important organizational truth. If you have properly understood a problem, you already know what to do to solve it. That “what” may not be easy, may not even be possible, but it isn’t hard to see. And yet..."
Click HERE or copy this link http://onforb.es/1HyhqHL to continue reading Alastair Dryburgh's simple explanation of how to find a root cause of a problem (in Forbes).
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 16:23

Environmental Management vs. Social Responsibility

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As a nation, we have become more aware that what we do affects the world around us; many companies have initiated some environmental initiatives. For some it’s as simple as switching off lights and computers and instituting recycling programs; for others it involves monitoring their paper, water, or energy use and then reducing or offsetting their carbon footprint--or implementing an ISO 14001 environmental management system to obtain recognition for their efforts. Most companies see significant employee interest and participation in reducing the company’s impact both internally, locally and globally. But, of course the key to good strategic environmental initiatives is to identify the programs that will not cost you more than they save in either regulatory fines or reduced waste.
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