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FEATURE: The Wisdom Of Integral Management Vs. Corporate Narcissism

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Meetings: Corporate Narcissism? (Photo credit: lhl)

by Mats Eriksson

You have probably already heard this ancient wisdom tale: There was once a king who wanted to marry off his daughter. Naturally he wanted to find a smart and wise son-in-law. So he arranged a test for all her suitors. They had to go into a dark room and determine what was in it. Continue reading

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LATEST FEATURE: Morale versus execution – the great debate

Sale In A Sale Shop Selling Sale Signs

Esprit de corps or hive-minded automata? Picture: justified sinner

BY JOHN TREACE

Morale-the esprit de corps or “spirit of the body”-is the capacity of a group of people to hold a common spirit of loyalty and comradeship.

We think of morale as being deep-seated in the psych of the individual or group. Execution, on the other hand, is the process of reaching an objective as the result of performance. A team’s ability to execute is more of a surface measurement that’s easily evaluated by an outside observer. Continue reading

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Perfect storm brewing as Open Text bumps BPM

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OpenText acquires Metastorm, moves into business process management market

BY PAUL QUIGLEY

ECM Plus – OpenText has just inked a new deal to snap up the business process management playe Metastorm.

OpenText said the acquisition would help it to create a new generation of process improvement software suite that need to combine content and process management capabilities. Continue reading

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