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The myth of the transparent organisation.
We will hear that transparency is good for organisations and organisations will even tout their transparency. In many cases, the organisations believe what they are doing is transparent. They publish information on a regular basis that describes decisions, financial positions, … Continue reading
Posted in compliance, coruption, learning organisation, transparency Tagged Accountability, Business, Enron, management, Organization, transparency, United States 1 Comment
How to write transparent investigation reports
In the age of Freedom of Information, public sector organisations, including the police, have to be prepared to respond to FOI requests for how they conduct investigations. For some organisations and some situations, the investigation report is made public such … Continue reading
Posted in compliance, customer service, learning organisation, management, privacy Tagged Business, criminal investigation, FOIA, Freedom of information, Freedom of Information Act, Freedom of information laws by country, investigation, investigation report, Question, United States Comments Off on How to write transparent investigation reports
Where do you discuss bad news?
In any organisation, you have to discuss bad news but few people consider where it is discussed. How you discuss bad news will influence, if not determine, the success of your company. The issue is more than critical upwards communication … Continue reading
Posted in change, change managment, culture, leadership, learning organisation, management, renewal Tagged Apple, bad news, Business, Company, Enron, management, Organization, Organizational culture, Senior management, senior managers 2 Comments
Is privacy the myth that encourages us to be the state’s standing digital reserve?
A recent story on the BBC highlighted the number of data breaches reported by Welsh local government councils. Aside from the questions about the breaches, how they can be prevented, and whether the reporting mechanism encourages or discourages organisations from … Continue reading
Posted in data protection act, information management, local government Tagged BBC, Business, Data breach, ICO, Information Commissioner Office, information management, personal data, Personally identifiable information, Privacy, Security Comments Off on Is privacy the myth that encourages us to be the state’s standing digital reserve?
Three ways to check your company’s health
Most chief executives think that they can understand their organisation by what is going right. They look at performance indicators to see what is green, what is delivering the best results and what offers the most profits. For an individual, … Continue reading
Posted in culture, customer service, learning organisation, management Tagged Business, Chief Executive, Chief executive officer, corporate culture, disciplinary, grievance, learning organisation, management, organisation, Organizational culture Comments Off on Three ways to check your company’s health
How well does your company handle a fire drill?
As a chief executive or as a senior manager, you will want to know the health of your organisation. You will want to know if the organisation can carry out your vision. Are staff engaged with the company? Will they … Continue reading
Posted in change managment, leadership, learning organisation, management Tagged Business, Communication, Drill, Fire alarm system, Fire drill, management, Organization, Senior management Comments Off on How well does your company handle a fire drill?
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