Organizational Management

March 30, 2015 Zack Sionakides performance management system no responses

Performance Management System Improvement

Performance management systems have been brought to the forefront recently with the Harvard Business Review cover article on changes at Deloitte (  The article is a good exposé on efforts that Deloitte is taking to reinvent their performance management system from the ground up.  Two major statistical take-aways from the […]

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February 27, 2015 Zack Sionakides board,fiduciary no responses

Does the “fiduciary duty” of a board of directors ever shift from “maximizing shareholder value” to maximizing value for all stakeholders…

Answer by Zack Sionakides: A creditor’s concern is going to be towards getting paid by the company, not really to the maximization of value.  They lend at rates and terms based on the risk profile and company’s ability to pay its debts. Think about it similarly to a mortgage on […]

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February 21, 2015 Zack Sionakides Meetings no responses

Have Faster Meetings

Meetings are a great way to collaborate between team members, baseline and re-baseline work tasks and products, and a way for everyone on a team to socialize and network in a formal setting. Meetings can also be a major drag on productivity, costly to an organization, and demoralize personnel if […]

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