Category Archives: Business

Book Review: Gung Ho!

It’s a 1998 book on management written in the form of fiction, by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles (Blanchard, with various collaborators, is behind the very successful One Minute Manager books). So how does this fit in with the whole idea … Continue reading

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Who wants to be a manager? (I don’t)

I’ve had to spend part of the last two working days “studying” (using that word here seems somehow wrong) some “training” materials (ditto) cobbled together by my employer with a view to ensuring that no employee should remain ignorant of the management’s … Continue reading

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Career opportunities – the ones I like to mock

A couple of days ago, The Metro published an article by one John Lees, apparently some kind of careers adviser, on how to win yourself that coveted promotion at work (because, of course, you do covet one, don’t you?). His … Continue reading

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