Category Archives: JIT: Leading teams

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Five minutes on … action learning

don’t just sit there – learn something  Action learning is an educational process whereby people work and learn together by tackling real issues and reflecting on their actions. Learners acquire knowledge through actual actions and practice rather than through traditional … Continue reading

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Five minutes on …facilitating teams

Facilitating teams With more and more firms making the move towards team-working, the role of the facilitator is increasingly important. From the Latin ‘facilis’ for ‘easy’, three fundamentals of a facilitator’s role … Support It is not your place to … Continue reading

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Five minutes on… creating a change culture

not about structures, but winning hearts and minds, read on:- Companies which manage change successfully overwhelmingly share the view that their real challenge is not in revamping strategies, systems or structures, but in changing individual employees’ behaviour, and in creating … Continue reading

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Five minutes on … cognitive diversity: thinking differently?

Say the word ‘diversity’ to many managers and quite reasonably most will talk about of equality of opportunity for women, or ethnic minorities, or any group that is under-represented in the workplace. Only a minority will think that you’re talking about cognitive … Continue reading

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Five minutes on … getting creative?

The greater shift towards an information-based economy requires a more sophisticated workforce with higher order skills such as creativity, flexibility in thought, the ability to make decisions based upon incomplete information, complex pattern recognition abilities and synthesis skills has made … Continue reading

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Five minutes on…Managing meetings

They say a meeting is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done Recognise yours? Here’s how to improve their (and your) reputation … method in the meeting Guidelines for … Continue reading

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