Archive for May, 2011

It’s fairly well established in organisations that what gets measured, and rewarded, gets done. If you reward people for individual performance then individual results go up (at least for some), and team work goes down. If you reward collective performance team work goes up, and some individual results decrease. Organisations that I have worked with […]

Read MoreMay 6, 2011 10:00 am - Posted by Pete_Hamill

Conflicts have some basic commonalities – from ordinary workplace disagreements to Middle East peace talks the same basic, human dynamics play out time and again. The one which I will deal with here is the desire to win. I grew up in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Occasionally, silly journalists would run stories about how […]

Read MoreMay 3, 2011 6:02 pm - Posted by Pete_Hamill