The Learning Cycle of Academic Research = Formal PDCA

An excerpt from tomorrow’s podcast with David Wilkinson, founder, and editor of The Oxford Review Note: This is a transcription of an interview. It has not gone through a professional editing process and may contain grammatical errors or incorrect formatting. Joe Dager: I do not think most people understand the rigors of academic research. Is Read More …

The Oxford Review Publishes First Annual Review

From the pages of the Oxford-Review comes over 250 of the most practical & useful research findings The inaugural offering of The Oxford Annual Review has released to the public. It is titled The 2016/17 Oxford Review of Organizational Research and is available on Amazon and other book outlets in the paperback version. It contains Read More …

Your Core Marketing Strategy: Customer Onboarding

FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT: If you create a great customer onboarding experience, you more than likely will have a great customer. When working with companies, I put a great deal of emphasis in this area. I think doing it well creates growth opportunities and doing it poorly is a significant hindrance to growth. If we create that Read More …

Has Engineering Taken on a Trade Type Stigmatization?

Are you an Engineer at a Lean Manufacturer? Take a moment and offer a comment on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2zlhSPY In this day of innovation, design, etc. it seems to me that the role of engineering has taken on practically a trade type nomenclature. What attracted many of us to this discipline is the desire to create things. Are Read More …

Is a Collaboration between Marketing and Human Resources needed?

Is your growth being limited by people development? The past 6 months I have been involved in the domain of Human Resources working with companies in both the SaaS environment and Event Management fields. Before this most of my area in people development had centered on the onboarding aspect. These areas show strikingly a bit Read More …

Engage, Retain & Develop Talent

“Organizations and managers should be intentional and aggressive about creating a culture in which people feel valued, significant, and fulfilled, a culture in which people truly look forward to going to work,” says Larry Sternberg. Managing to Make a Difference distills the authors’ fifty years of combined leadership and consulting experience focused on best practices in Read More …