Monthly Archive:: September 2010

Learning

Before we start on our design journey we should perhaps clarify what we mean by ‘learning’ and ‘training’. A pure definition of ‘learning’ could be: ‘Learning is a process that enables someone to acquire new attitudes, skills or knowledge.’ To justify all the direct costs in providing learning opportunities, not to mention the lost

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QUESTIONNAIRE ON “QUALITY OF WORK LIFE”

_______________________________________________________________________ Designation:                                                                              Age: ________________________________________________________________________ Please ‘Tick’ your choice How long have you been working for QUALITY CARE INDIA LIMITED? a)      Less than one year                  b)  One – Two years c)   Two – Five years                    d)   Five years or more Work environment: How motivating is the work environment? a)      Extremely motivating             b) Fairly motivating

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Making the 21st Century Masonic Lodge viable

Notes on leadership and management matters for consideration … Seven Objectives for the Lodge of the 21st Century : Planning for the future (make it happen) A commitment to strong, informed leadership Soundly based decision-making Care and Benevolence Sound Resource Management Responsible Financial Management Membership Growth and Retention Seven Key Initiatives for Membership Growth

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Barriers to Effective Communication

Anything that prevents understanding of the message is a barrier to communication. Many physical and psychological barriers exist. Culture, background, and bias – We allow our past experiences to change the meaning of the message. Our culture, background, and bias can be good as they allow us use our past experiences to understand something

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Team Building

WHAT IS TEAM BUILDING? Your organization is ready to roll; your officers are enthusiastic about beginning the year, and your returning and newly recruited members are eager to contribute. There are two important steps to take before you just plunge into the year’s activities – building your group into a team and determining your

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TEN DOMINANT QUALITIES OF A LEADER

There are many qualities or characteristics that are found in a leader, but I have consistently found that there are ten dominant qualities or characteristics. VISION/PURPOSE The God that we serve is a God of plan, purpose, design and objectivity. I’m going to incorporate the word purpose, because I believe that we have to

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Reporting

Reporting structure The reporting structure defines how power and control is cascaded throughout the organization and is usually represented in a chart, showing how the lines of control reach the various functional areas and physical locations. Tall or flat: Organizations may be like tall pyramids in which there are many levels with a person

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