Case study Bridgewater – How they avoid groupthink

Bridgewater associates was the company Adam Grant cited in his book "Originals" who very much cut across the grind to avoid groupthink. Here is a company founded in 1975, with their HQ based in Connecticut, handles 170 billion dollars in investment funds. The [...]

By |2020-10-12T17:29:34+08:00July 15th, 2020|Management styles, Strategy planning|0 Comments

Valuair Airlines – from flying high to abandoning ship

We started with pomp and pageantry. We had in place a formidable team of pilots that I got to know. I was hired in as the Manager for Crisis Planning and training in flight ops, was [...]

By |2020-02-12T07:32:28+08:00January 6th, 2020|Management styles, Random ramblings|0 Comments

Communication styles for struggling Teams

Struggling teams - assessing communication styles Ever had the moment where, the team is struggling to understand what their Team leaders is trying to say? For instance you have a team of senior managers and the CEO is struggling to set his messages across and [...]

By |2018-10-10T09:32:33+08:00September 2nd, 2018|DISC, Management styles|0 Comments

The greatness gap at the work place

Over the years I have worked for 3 international companies that will prize themselves as best in class in their respective industries. I served 4 years in flight operation in the 90's working for the best airline in the world then, Singapore International Airlines. [...]

By |2020-09-30T14:01:02+08:00February 28th, 2017|Dan H Pink Drive, Management styles|0 Comments
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