Dr. Jim Anderson delivered his keynote address “The Future Belongs To You — If You Are Ready To Lead” to a packed house of Verizon IT managers on Tuesday, March 9th. As the global economy starts to once again wake up, his message was even more important to the next […]
Dr. Jim Anderson’s recent article on dysfunctional Information Technology (IT) workplaces has been cited in the February, 2010 edition of Tom Dennis’ “Effective Engineering” newsletter.
So this may push a few buttons, but it’s probably a good question to ask in these times IT downsizing and increasing responsibilities for everyone: are men or women better at juggling multiple tasks at the same time? Traditionally, everyone seems to think that women do a better job of […]
All humans, including those in in your IT department / on your IT team, respond to four basic drives. Given this understanding, we are now faced with the really big question: how does an IT leader use this knowledge to motivate his/her staff? It turns out that there are actually […]
They really are out to get you, you know. All those schemers who want your job, your promotion, your bonus are even as you read this sitting at their desk scheming how best to make you look bad, take credit for your work, or even how to get you fired.
IT managers know that sometimes employee motivation can be a lot like performing brain surgery & you’ve got to be careful or you’ll end up doing a lot of damage. If an IT manager can realize that their staff (indeed all humans) have four fundamental emotional drivers that need to […]