In a world of complex competence management systems, employee Marcellin Bertin has had the courage to claim that he can do something and therefore is competent. This has lead to an immense outcry and the threat of disciplinary action by his company's HR department, who claim that they are the ones who know about competence and … Continue reading Man Spontaneously Declares Himself Competent Because He Starts Doing Something.
Karine Schmidt, manager of the 'cultural change department' at a large company, has decided that this year everything will be about empowerment. This is certainly the current hot topic sweeping industry: so much so that CEO John Emery claimed the company must become empowered in a memo to all staff. What 'empowerment' actually means is open for … Continue reading Empowerment: Trendy Management Topic Changes The Words Used But Nothing Else.