The 4 E’s of Excellence

Businesses have a tendency to focus on one or other of the three E’s: Economy – doing things as cheaply as possible, avoiding spending more than is necessary Efficiency – doing things as smoothly as possible, eliminating processes and activities that do not lead closer to the finished product. Effectiveness – doing things as well…

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Hours or Outcomes – what are you paid for?

Devious, conniving, underhand good-for-nothing, or … … highly entrepreneurial, talented, effective top coder? So, we hear today that “Bob” has been outsourcing his work to a Chinese firm for just 1/5 of his salary, keeping the other 80% for himself, and spending most of his own time diddling about on the web.  Leave aside for…

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