“most of the research shows that when class size reduction programs are well-designed and implemented, student achievement rises as class size drops. Intuitively, it makes sense that the more attention a teacher can focus on each student, the more the student will benefit and, therefore, perform at a higher level.” (excerpted from here). and As… Read More “Throwing Money” At Your Training Needs Just Might Be A Very Wise Investment
In Leading Change, John Kotter states that some organizations try to implement a change program which is then likely to be “overmanaged and underled.” In The Leadership Pipeline: How to Build the Leadership-Powered Company by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel, that theme is more broadly developed. They write: Because of the new business… Read More Which is It? Overmanaged and Underled — OR, Undermanaged and Overled? How about Undermanaged and Underled?
Yes, plans can be tough to make. Planning done right is hard work, and a failure to plan leads to ongoing failure down the road. But most business failure has more to do with a failure to execute than it does with a failure to plan. This message was stated clearly in the Larry Bossidy… Read More Once you Decide and Plan — It’s All About Execution