“My children don’t seem to need me anymore,” a friend complained to me the other day. That isn’t unusual; I often hear parents express their concerns about how little their children learn from them nowadays or ask them questions.
In the battles between India’s TV channels, Television Rating Points (TRPs, for short) are the measure by which winners are judged. I believe managers too should gauge their performance by using TRP scores, where the acronym stands for Transparency, Responsiveness, and Partnering.
As Generation Y enters the workforce, its members are undoubtedly having an effect on organizations and management. I often wonder what would happen if we were to give Gen Y the license to reinvent companies completely.
Most of us believe that speedy decision-making is critical for success today, and dub its absence as procrastination or managerial dithering. However, by focusing on how quickly we make decisions, are we abandoning the need to listen, discuss, evaluate, and respect different points of view?