Why suggestion boxes are wrong

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 11-08-10

Last night just when I was arriving at the hotel, I flipped on the TV while unpacking and happened to catch the end of the Undercover Boss. I’ve written about this show before, and how it is directionally correct but wrong in execution. This episode included one of the owners

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The right supervisor ratio

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 06-01-10

“How many direct reports do you have?” That used to be a question asked to measure someone’s importance. People wanted control. Building an empire was a status symbol. But that has little to do with effectiveness. I have been writing a lot lately about topics related to organizational design, such

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