Control Or Freedom – What Is Your Management Style?

Control Or Freedom – What Is Your Management Style? Good management is all about getting things done as effectively and efficiently as we can, and within that there is always a temptation to be controlling and directive in the way we plan and deliver against targets. Control has its place but focus on stressing that …

RAG Rating Made Simple

RAG Rating Made Simple Status Definition Action required Red A situation requiring immediate action and attention which will seriously impact upon the project/organisation. Large potential for major disruption. Immediate action to avoid disaster. Amber Critical but not urgent. Problem has been identified and is being dealt with. May also include a situation where it is …

Why Disciplinary Control Is Important in Management

Why Disciplinary Control Is Important in Management The primary focus of a disciplinary process within an organisation is to ensure that standards of behaviour are maintained so that effective and efficient business can take place. Any behaviour that has an adverse impact on the work of colleagues and the wider success of the organisation needs …

Why The Grapevine Is Important In Organisations

Why The Grapevine Is Important In Organisations In any business there are two types of internal communication, formal and informal. Formal communication spreads through newsletters, manuals, emails, memos, staff meetings, conferences and official notices. Informal communication occurs through the grapevine, which is generally word-of-mouth communication. Internal business communication that moves through the grapevine spreads throughout …