You want teams that are cognitively diverse and psychologically safe. A variety of thinking styles—coupled with the freedom to take risks without being punished—enables groups to generate, test, and implement creative ideas.Imagine you are a fly on
We don’t teach networking in colleges and universities hardly anywhere in the world — we didn’t when I went to school, and we still don’t today. I meet so many entrepreneurs who are hungry to learn how to network effectively. Many things
IBM’s Watson is synonymous with AI. Perhaps IBM should have named it Sherlock. Anyone familiar with the Sherlock Holmes stories knows that Watson wasn’t very bright. But he did have his uses. He was good at collecting and summarizing information,...
What spurs innovation in organisations?Two glaring misconceptions emerged from the discussion :Some felt it is creative people. They offered the example of advertising agencies. You have to recruit and retain creative types to produce work that
About Conquest : Conquest, BITS Pilani’s International Startup Challenge, is back again with its twelfth edition.Conquest is an exemplary platform for emerging startups to step to the fore and skyrocket guided by some of the most proficient
Until recently, the usual thinking among macroeconomists has been that short-term weather fluctuations don't matter much for economic activity. Construction hiring may be stronger than usual in a March when the weather is unseasonably
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This a very good article on team compensation. How does one differentiate the best in the team from the worst? First of all is it a good idea to do that
The Nirbhaya movement across the country following the gang rape of a girl in Delhi has certainly foxed the authorities. They are wondering how so many people could come out and protest, there must be someone organising all this, trying to foment
Ricardo Semler has run Semco Industries in an unconventional manner for 25+ years, averaging 27% growth annually. Teams select their own leaders, there are no job titles, quite a large number of the team set their own salaries. His books "
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