Gender mainstreaming in the workplace has become paramount as efforts have been geared up at all levels including the government to ensure active participation of women in decision making in the workplace, politics and governance.
Change is an ongoing process in the life of every organization. Changes that we are asked to make may be inconvenient, seem unfair, and cause us stress, but we must learn to adjust if we are going to continue to grow and advance.
What is stress? It is a situation where the adaptive capacity of an individual is overwhelmed. Simply said stress is what we experience when we feel that we are not in control.
Conflict is generally defined as the simultaneous occurrence of two or more mutually antagonistic impulses or motives Chaplin (1979). Behaviorally conflict is an essential and expected part of human behavior in life.
How often do you find yourself running out of time? Weekly, daily, hourly? For many people, it seems that there's just never enough time in the day to get everything done.
Managers talk a lot about employee performance. There's constant pressure to achieve performance targets, to reach higher performance levels, and to ensure that people's work supports and furthers the organization's goals.
Who are your best customers? What can you do to retain them? How can you attract others like them? How can you increase your customers’ profits? The truth is that most companies have difficulty understanding and managing customer life cycles and profitability.
Effective communication is all about conveying your messages to other people clearly and unambiguously. It's also about receiving information that others are sending to you, with as little distortion as possible.
In the latter part of the 20th century, “Team Building” became recognized by many companies as an important factor in providing quality services and remaining competitive. Yet as we stride into the 21st century, the term “Team Building” can still sometimes seem rather nebulous
Any person who attends a meeting may be asked to take the minutes. Since the minutes will serve as an official record of what took place during the meeting, you must be very accurate.
In general, a document is a record or the capturing of some events or things so that the information will not be lost. Usually, a document is written, but a document can also be made with pictures and sound.
Problem solving is a key skill, and it's one that can make a huge difference to your career. At work, problems are at the center of what many people do every day.
Negotiation is a careful exploration of your position and the other person's position, with the goal of finding a mutually acceptable compromise that gives you both as much of what you want as possible.
Dynamic business world has developed customer service concept to client or customer relationship management (CRM). It is no more just customer service but a deeper concept
Managers and owners of small businesses face many challenges in managing their business. These challenges can include financing the business, creating products that appeal to customers, finding and retaining qualified employees, completing various objectives, and even keeping abreast of laws and regulations.
The world wide ‘credit crunch’, which started in 2006 with sub-prime mortgages in the United States, has highlighted the fundamental importance of the credit decision. As the problems in these mortgages have unfolded, it has demonstrated that unsound credit decisions were made and lessons as to how to effectively manage credit risk were either ignored or never learned.
The purpose of life is an issue everyone should endeavour to define for self actualization. Embedded in the purpose of life are self or personal development and the management of same. Achieving good personal management should be a key part of your personal development but this is always challenging.