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Management Styles in SMEs and Nonprofit Organisations

Early notice: I will be closing this website on 30th April 2014.  After this date, I’ll be continuing my favourite hobby of researching the life and times of people who lived, worked and created in past times.Weekly free articles

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Jean’s Checklist: Exposing the traps in tendering and outsourcing

What’s the relationship between tendering and outsourcing?

 This relationship begins when an entity (eg business, organisation, government department) makes a calculated decision to invite tenders to create and/or supply specific goods or services:

  • successfully inviting tenders begins with a careful

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Owner/Managers as Managers, Leaders, Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Three issues of interest and concern to owner/managers

This article features my responses to three of the issues raised and discussed in working with small and medium business owner/managers – who need to use their knowledge, skills, observations and experience …

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Difference and relationship between ‘Management’ and ‘Leadership’ – and their link with ‘Innovation’ and ‘Entrepreneurship’

Early notice: I will be closing this website on 30th April 2014.  After this date, I’ll be continuing my favourite hobby of researching the life and times of people who lived, worked and created in past times.

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Management styles – pro-active, re-active and crisis

Early notice: I will be closing this website on 30th April 2014.  After this date, I’ll be continuing my favourite hobby of researching the life and times of people who lived, worked and created in past times.

Weekly free articles

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Jean’s Tool No. 5: Organisational/Corporate Structure Tool

Tool No. 5: Organisational/Corporate Structure Tool - the fifth and final Tool of War and Peace in the World of Management in this April 2010 series.

All organisations operate as two equally important structures at one and the same time:…

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Jean’s Tool No. 4 – Decision Tool

Jean’s Decision Tool is the fourth in this series.   

Managers make decisions.  Sounds easy, doesn’t it? Some decisions are made by the Manager alone; others by the Manager in consultation with her/his team; and yet others by the team within …

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Jean’s Tool No. 2 – Team Tool

Team Tool – Business Brainpower

With the title of ‘Manager’, an incumbent will have responsibility for the performance of a number of people who comprise ‘the Manager’s Team’.   The performance of a manager is dependent upon his or her ability …

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Jean’s Tool No. 1 – Information

There are a number of tools critical to the management role and function – and the same tools can be used to declare and wage war, or to create and maintain peace.

The tragedy is that internal warfare at worst …

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Jean’s on-the-job Case Study – Effective Meetings

There is an academic and theoretical definition and use of ‘case study’ and ‘scenario’: however, their application to on-the-job training needs to be loosened substantially to allow a practical discussion on such matters as:

  • identifying problems or difficulties
  • examining options

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