Are ideas at your company growing stale and outdated? Innovation is vital in staying ahead of your competitors and offering the best products or services. The factor that often limits innovation, however, is just as vital: money. Sanjay Khosla and Mohanbir Sawhney are here to change the narrative on finances and creativity. Read why they believe the true path to innovation is with a blank check, and how a powerful company which gave its team free reign, and reaped the rewards.
Is your company losing money because of wasted time and effort? Or is it operating below its peak potential because of inefficiency? LEAN production might be the solution to your problem. There are many myths about LEAN, a process improvement methodology, and Marina Theodotou is here to debunk them. See how LEAN can help your organization and why you should seriously consider investing in this efficiency-maximizing process.
This is the fifth in a series of five AMA Playbook blogs that will help you with your performance management […]
You have the power to be resilient! If you have been through some trying times at work or in your personal life, it is important to know that you are strong enough to get through it. Building resilience is not as difficult as it sounds, and Natalie Wolfson offers six simple steps to build resilience to help you get through anything life throws your way. See how these tips can help you stay strong, and find out which ones you may already be doing!
Does your company have a succession strategy? Many decision makers fail to recognize the value or importance of a succession plan. Chia-Li Chien details why that is a dangerous proposition with a personal account of a business that faced the consequences of operating without a plan. Learn how to keep your management in the loop for a more motivated workforce and a more transparent operation.
Are the right people leading your company? There are many different leadership styles, but the one thing you should be certain to find in your leaders is that they are motivated. If the people at the top are motivated, they will be better motivators for the rest of the organization. Daniel Goleman offers insights on why motivated leaders are so effective and how you can spot the difference from a leader who is motivated and one who is not. The signs may be subtle, but the impact it could have on your company is profound.
The winner is… Kathy Fossetta! Congratulations to Kathy for winning the 16th AMA Annual Innovation Award, presented at the 22nd Annual APC Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Kathy’s idea to streamline communication at the Geisinger Community Medical Center saved her center hundreds of thousands of dollars, and earned her this prestigious award. We offer our congratulations to Kathy again, and good luck to all administrative professionals for next year!