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September 2009

Opps #1 of 13 Practices That Waste Time and Money. EOM

Aubrey Daniels book Oops goes against conventional wisdom, and so I must forewarn you that you may not agree with all of his assertions, indeed I’m still struggling with some of them. I’ll do my best to give you his reasoning and allow you to be the judge whether you adopt his practices or... More > >

Posted: Wednesday September 23rd, 2009

Why Companies Use Negative Reinforcement and Punishment

Have you ever thought that your employees should perform to the standards you expect because that is what they are paid to do? 
If so you are a casualty of negative reinforcement. 
If you expect your people to perform without positive reinforcement then your employee behavior is... More > >

Posted: Monday September 21st, 2009

Positive and Negative Reinforcement - Oops

In Aubrey Daniels book Oops – 13 Management Practices That Waste Time and Money [and what to do instead] he indicates that most organizations are managed by negative reinforcement. There is a difference between negative and positive reinforcement and penalty and punishment. First you need to... More > >

Posted: Monday September 14th, 2009

OOPS - Contingency Shaped Or Rule Governed Behavior

The biggest problem with behavior in our organizations is it’s often difficult to discern the cause-and-effect relationships that make behavior occur as it does. The most important thing an executive in any organization should know is how to change behavior at the individual, group and national... More > >

Posted: Monday September 7th, 2009   Updated: 9/14/2009

Oops 13 Management Practices That Waste Time and Money

It’s a small book, yet it’s packed full of very powerful ideas that will change and upset your mind about what you thought and perhaps what you’ve practiced in the past. You’ll need to approach Oops – 13 Management Practices That Waste Time and Money [and what to do instead] by... More > >

Posted: Thursday September 3rd, 2009   Updated: 9/9/2009