Data doesn’t deserve this opprobrium

The backlash against management information is a worrying trend [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2018_fullbook/67″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] It’s a common management complaint. Information overload is the bane of our data-rich age. No longer is the accounts statement the only source of metrics that matters; no longer does useful information arrive only at the … Read more

Goodbye, Houdini

Executives must wriggle free of management escapism and try leading instead, says Joe DiVanna [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q2_2018_00c75a7dc64042/24″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Senior executives are routinely caught in the profits-this-quarter trap. Majority shareholders typically get our attention, and our bonuses are often tied to performance metrics that reflect the philosophy of these shareholders: … Read more

Welcome to the working world: 5 lessons for internships

hiring intern management

Careers consultant at Henley Business School, Dan Kiernan, has five lessons students learn on placement – and five things employers should keep in mind when hiring the inexperienced worker or intern #1 The hours are long This one depends upon the industry you intern in, but certainly many of the students I know who have … Read more

Fear not: management is alive and kicking

The collapsing of hierarchies leads some to the wrong conclusion, writes Patrick Woodman [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/digital_book_for_issuu/71″]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Is management dead? For some exciting young businesses, it certainly seems that way. Inspired not only by the commercial potential of new technologies, but by doing business in new ways, the old ideas … Read more

Dialogue Classics: The risk fallacy

  Western governments’ responses to the 2008 global financial crisis did everything but encourage more cautious behaviour, writes Frances Cowe [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”http://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/pdf_book_q2_2016_mid_res/56″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The response to the 2008 financial crisis did many things, not all of them for the better. Spurred on by bank failures and government rescues in … Read more

Dialogue Classics: How to take a chance the Drucker way

  The father of modern management, Peter Drucker, tells us what to do about risk, writes William A. Cohen [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2016_full_book/58″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Risk in management is unavoidable. Some of Peter Drucker’s clients did not acknowledge this. They thought risk could be avoided and wanted Drucker to show them how. But instead, Drucker told them … Read more

Dialogue: home to the most influential management thinkers on Earth

  A clutch of Thinkers50 stars are Dialogue expert writers A glimmering gala in London’s De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms last night welcomed the most influential management thinkers on the planet. The Thinkers50 Gala is held every two years, and has long been considered the ‘Oscars of leadership and management’. We are honoured to announce that twelve Dialogue contributors were … Read more

How to be a brain surgeon

There is an art to managing people who know more than you do, writes Marshall Goldsmith [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q4_2017_full_book/34″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Knowledge workers are people who know more about what they are doing than their boss does. Their ever-increasing presence therefore presents challenges to modern-day leaders that their counterparts in … Read more

Dialogue Classic: KAM mission impossible to mission accomplished

  The secret to success in key account management is knowing where the profession is going wrong, write Nic Read & Ben Laker [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q1_2017_full_book/64″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] In the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, companies slashed costs to gain profits. After trimming the bottom line to the bone, … Read more

Learning management systems: the future is at stake

  Traditional learning is being eclipsed as technology – and learners themselves – develop apace, writes Heather MacNeill The debate over the demise of learning management systems (LMS) is in full flow. Some believe the LMS is disappearing completely, while others are adamant that LMS is thriving and here to stay. My stance falls somewhere in the … Read more