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    Firing an employee – an ethical guide to good practice

    Firing an Employee – The Seven Steps of good management practice Dismissing an employee can be difficult and has to be done carefully with consideration and following the rules. One can be very cavalier and not worry about the consequences but how this task is done is important not just for the...
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    Inductive or deductive reports – what is the difference?

    What is the difference between inductive or deductive reports Inductive or deductive reports follow the differences we make in the approach to argumentation using deductive and inductive reasoning. Deductive argumentation is formal in nature. Any conclusion we can reach flows directly from the...
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    Social Media in Teaching and Learning

    Universities responding to social media Students are using Social Media to choose a University, and most Universities are responding in a big way by communicating their values and successes on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc. But is that the end of the matter? Once students have joined us, we...
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    Cold calling to clients or customers – how to do this effectively

    Effective Cold Calling Cold-calling a client is often regarded as the equivalent of clutching at straws in terms of generating business. And research has shown that out of all prospecting methods, cold-calling is the least effective. The perceived wisdom against cold-calling states that it’s...
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    How to do a #RACI Workshop – Charting and Analysis

    The RACI Workshop is an event where an organization works together to solve conflicts and uncertainties in their organisation. RACI is an acronym that stands for: Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed. A RACI chart is a matrix of all the activities or decision making authorities in an...
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    How to make a Brown Paper and plan the workshop

    Creating a Brown Paper a Practical Guideline and Presentation Slide Show This post includes a presentation on how a Brown Paper workshop can be run – it explains what a Brown Paper is and how to ‘create’ one in a workshop setting. General Guidelines for a Brown Paper Exercise In identifying...
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    Just sleep on it and make better decisions

    Just sleep on it and the solution will come I suppose many have read about recent research led by a leading expert on the benefits of napping at the University of California that suggests that Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep enhances creative problem-solving. At last now when I get caught...
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    Making outsourcing work for your company #outsourcing

    Making outsourcing work is all about planning Moving non-core activities performed in-house to specialists outside the company helping the business to focus on core competencies and improve performance standards is the main premise and determinants of outsourcing success. The growth and...
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    Bees show the way to make good decisions

    Scouting leads to better decision making I read with interest an article in the Sunday paper a few weeks ago on the assertion that Bees ‘Decision Making Strategy’ could help the business world to come to more informed decisions. Bees in a Hive making decisions Apparently swarms send out...
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    The Five essential intercultural negotiation skills #negotiating #planning #business

    Intercultural Negotiation As the world becomes increasingly connected, people both at home and in travels abroad, must consider the important issue of intercultural negotiation. This post is a primer for use by readers in learning about this issue. The Intercultural Dimension: All cultures...
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    The Buriden’s Ass ‘method’ of decision making

    The Buriden’s Ass ‘method’ of decision making is used when two or more equally attractive alternatives exist and it is difficult to make a choice. It is of course based on the old fable of Buriden’s Ass, who starved to death because he was tethered halfway between two equally large and succulent...
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    Forecasting Lumpy Demand #supply-chain #logistics

    Lumpy demand is a feature in a product or service I can make a demand forecast ‘unforecastable’. This is a particular problem in spare parts logistics or in MRP dependant product items in a BOM for example. The use of techniques such as the economic order quantity (EOQ) are rendered useless in...
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    Driving Higher Levels of Flexibility, Productivity, and Sustainability in Smart Manufacturing

    Article By : Maurice O’Brien, Analog Devices Inc. in EE Times Asia Intelligent motion control is the core building block of smart manufacturing, enabling highly flexible and efficient manufacturing. How is the electronics industry helping manufacturers in their digitalization and industrial...
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    Why we make bad decisions – the psychology of decision making.

    The Four Features of Uncertainty. Imagine that a friend takes a coin from her pocket and offers you the following gamble. If the coin is tossed and lands heads she will give you £110, but if it lands tails you must give her £100. Would you accept the gamble, or walk away? Curiously, captured in...
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    The Global Engineering Services Outsourcing Market is expected to grow by $ 187.99 billion during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of almost 23% durin

    The Global Engineering Services Outsourcing Market is expected to grow by $ 187.99 billion during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of almost 23% during the forecast period Yahoo Eurosport UK Continue reading...
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    ICAC's 'risk' warning over outsourced public service investigation - InDaily

    ICAC's 'risk' warning over outsourced public service investigation InDaily Continue reading...
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    EMS Billing Services Market Research Report by In-House and Outsourced - Global Forecast to 2026 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.

    EMS Billing Services Market Research Report by In-House and Outsourced - Global Forecast to 2026 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com Business Wire Continue reading...
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    Medical Device Outsourcing Market Research Report | Industry Growth Rate, Size, Share, Regional Analysis, Global Forecast to 2026 - Digital Journal

    Medical Device Outsourcing Market Research Report | Industry Growth Rate, Size, Share, Regional Analysis, Global Forecast to 2026 Digital Journal Continue reading...
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    Beating the Labor Crunch: Outsourced Strategies Are Key - Modern Restaurant Management

    Beating the Labor Crunch: Outsourced Strategies Are Key Modern Restaurant Management Continue reading...

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