Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Today, about 12.5% of the world population is in self employment.  One thing that is common among this population is their dream to become entrepreneurs and realize their dream of being self employed (Veeraraghavan, V., 2009).  The entrepreneurial dream that drives them is the freedom that allows them to start a business and to work […]

Managing for sustainability

Sustainable Development Map for Vodafone New Zealand Vodafone Group Plc is a telecommunication group, and it is ranked among the few most successful companies in the industry. The company has a significant presence in different continents around the world, including Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. Vodafone provides a wide range of services […]

Employee Turnover

Workers turnover can be a very expensive experience for a firm and can significantly affect the productivity of the organization consequently affecting the net worth of the organization adversely. Additionally, high turnover of employees is known to lower the morale of the workers and for that reason, workers tend to shirk away from their responsibilities. […]

The IABPAD Conference Proceedings

ABSTRACT The management skills of supervisors and managers are detrimental when it comes to assessing how organizations are effectively run, especially during a time in history that is experiencing rapid change. The purpose of this study is to investigate which management skills contribute to effectiveness and efficiency of the workplace, and to which degree. It […]

Global Value Chain Management

Introduction Mikael Thinghuus had plans of constructing a shoe factory in china known as ECCO. He later made a decision that the factory would be constructed in January 2005 and the first shoe would leave the factory in march 2005.ECCO had tanneries in  Netherland, Indonesia and Thailand which enabled the company to control leather processing […]

Human Resources Question – ECCO A/S – Global Value Chain Management

ECCO is a leading Denmark based shoe manufacturers. The organization has been committed to delivering and distributing high quality shoes across the globe. However, the company has focused on producing high performance brands but neglected the marketing aspect. In an age where competitive advantage is the key to corporate success, it is imperative that ECCO […]

Support Planning for Geriatric and Mental Health Condition

Introduction Geriatric and mental health conditions should be highly taken into consideration by the management of health providers. The delivery of health services can be managed through evaluating various concepts associated to the performance of the health institutions on personal basis. This discussion evaluates the support planning that is available for the geriatric and mental […]

Over Allocated Resources

Over allocation of resources refers to the process in which resources are assigned excessively. In the field of information technology, the resources include software as well as hardware capacities for example data management, memory, and processing power. However, over allocation can also be defined as resources in which a lot of work or job have […]

Servant Leadership

The Principles of Servant Leadership are abundantly covered in Robert K Greenleaf’s esteemed, pioneering essay, The Servant Leader. The key principles of Servant Leadership seek to offer guidance and cohesion to prospective followers through an essential, ten-step program. These quintessential steps aim to encourage and inspire would be Servant Leaders, but also serve as a […]

“The Servant As Leader”, written by Robert K Greenleaf

The overall message that Greenleaf Servant Leadership sends out to followers is intrinsically a modernised, diluted version of the Old Testament. This idea is perfectly epitomised by Greenleaf Servant Leadership’s key message that, “The servant-leader is servant first”, this statement which features in the opening passage of Robert K Greenleaf’s esteemed essay has all the […]
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