Archive for August, 2011

We Want Openness, How About You?

Openness is not often mentioned in talk of a good business. ERP might be talked of, but the purpose of ERP is to get the information opened up so everyone knows what everyone is doing.  ERP is about openness and cannot be very useful without it. Some businesses are more open with their customers than […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Culture Development, Leadership, Motivating Workers, Team Development

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Decision Making for the Common Person and Great Leader

Leadership is not about being an expert accountant, purchaser, salesman, engineer or shoe shiner. It is a separate skill entirely from these and it takes time and effort to learn and do well. Leadership requires the ability to choose and build up great teams. Leadership requires helping each person on the team reach their potential […]

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Quality Leadership Creates Quality Products

Quality Leadership meaning Excellent Leadership.  I like initiatives like Lean and Six Sigma that seek to improve quality. Their tools and thinking have helped me at various points. I want to write today on what is of first importance in successful implementation by talking about a simple root cause analysis. I was not in the […]

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Posted in: China, Culture Development, Leadership, Motivating Workers, Team Development

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