Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Top 10 Mistakes Managers Make (Part 2)

6. Groupthink: A much-used term that needs clarification: there are a number of conditions for groupthink to occur. One needs a cohesive and homogeneous in-group with a hierarchy among members (which prohibits individual thinking and dissenting opinions) and which is … Continue reading

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10 minutes on lease contracts

Every manager will have been confronted with the terms lease, whether operational or financial, as opposed to ownership. Also ‘sale & lease back’ is a term which pops up regularly. I will touch on the individual definition of each one … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Mistakes Managers Make

The decision-making process of human beings, and specifically economic agents and managers, has been a fruitful subject of popular psychology. An impressive body of literature has been produced to date on this important question: “Which mistakes does a human being … Continue reading

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