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Improving management's valuations of human capital in small firms.
July 1, 1997... Introduction For the purpose of this paper, a small business is defined as a proprietary company, not listed on any recognized stock exchange, whose ordinary shares are closely held. This gives the small company the advantage over a large publicly-listed corporation in that ownership is...
Developing expatriates' cross-cultural sensitivity: cultures where "your culture's OK" is really not OK.
September 1, 1997... Introduction In the past, in some nations, such as the USA, most business enterprises were able to maintain a steady growth rate or at least survive in their home-country market. However, since costs have steadily increased in those nations and foreign competitors with lower costs have...
The future of management training in Canadian healthcare organizations.
September 1, 1997... Effective management is a key factor contributing to effective organizations and management training and development (MTD) is an essential ingredient for the development of an effective management cadre. General agreement on MTD trends surface from the literature (e.g. Brown et al., 1989;...
Why we don't teach leadership in our MBA programmes.
September 1, 1997... Recently, on thumbing through a catalogue promoting training packages for consultants, trainers, and managers, it reminded me of the days when I was a kid, and would spend hours looking at the pictures of the toys in the Sears, Roebuck Christmas catalogue. There were lots of things that would...
Why is a third of your time wasted in meetings?
September 1, 1997... To determine why meetings are unproductive to such a large degree and what implications this has for management, we surveyed more than 230 Caribbean business people. Over 60 Caribbean executives and professionals identified key elements required for effective meetings and revealed a disparity...