Class Privilege: Why people lie about having it rough

When we think about economic and social inequality in the United States, there’s a tendency to consider it from the angle of how it affects people at the bottom, whose lives are harder because of their skin color or ethnic identity, or because they come from a neglected rural area or a poor urban neighborhood. … Continue reading Class Privilege: Why people lie about having it rough

Cultural Contextualization: What every teacher should know before teaching abroad

Appropriacy We mentioned ‘appropriate vocabulary' above, but here our focus is on appropriacy in relation to cultural contextualization. A subtler aspect of meaning that often needs to be introduced to learners is whether a particular item is appropriate for use in a specific context. The appropriacy of a piece of speech is measured against socio-cultural norms.  … Continue reading Cultural Contextualization: What every teacher should know before teaching abroad

Being a leader is a privilege

A leader is a servant to all. If you don't have a heart to serve others without looking for reward, you are not a leader If you can't withstand criticism and you can't withstand and survive the havoc of hate speech, you are not a leader . If you don't have the power of forgiving … Continue reading Being a leader is a privilege

Irobiko Chimezie

It’s All About Decisions

A decision is a course of action chosen from available alternatives; getting to choose whether to go with option A, B or C. Making a decision is what we all must do at every point of our lives. But making a good decision is what many of us fail to achieve, sometimes because of our … Continue reading It’s All About Decisions

Irobiko Chimezie

The impact of motivation on job performance: A study of Tesco Plc

Aim of Study This study on Tesco Plc aims to determine employee motivation levels and its effect on organizational performance at the three retail stores. The specific related objectives are: To evaluate the extent to which the organizations provide different motivating factors for its employees To test the relationship between employee motivation and organizational performance … Continue reading The impact of motivation on job performance: A study of Tesco Plc

Employee Training 101

What is a manager’s job? Is it to provide direction for employees to be productive and effective, or are they responsible for something more? Great managers also engage in the fundamental task of developing talent within the business. A survey conducted by BreatheHR found that nearly half of UK subject matter experts (SMEs) neglect staff development, with almost … Continue reading Employee Training 101

Kluivert: Barcelona’s director of youth football speaks on club management

During an intense morning talking with SPORT, Patrick Kluivert never lost the smile which always accompanies him. The Dutchman spoke in the gardens of Oriol Tort outside La Masia about his first few months at Barcelona's director of youth football. How do you feel in the new role? It's been four months now. I feel … Continue reading Kluivert: Barcelona’s director of youth football speaks on club management

How to be the Best Boss (2)

  Incorporate more autonomy and fluidity into every role People often believe that providing job control is possible only for some jobs, and for some people. But that is not the case—all people can be given more decision-making discretion in their jobs and latitude to control their work. San Francisco–based Collective Health designed the jobs … Continue reading How to be the Best Boss (2)

How to be the Best Boss

  Learning, motivation, and performance During my research, peoples’ stories painted a vivid picture of how low job control is all too common in many offices today. I heard much about the ever-evolving performance-evaluation criteria that made it tough to know how to succeed; the business trips rearranged without explanation; and even about a workplace … Continue reading How to be the Best Boss