As evidence of our goodwill towards readers and as opportunity permits we will post common misconceptions that we encounter. Several links below are essays that are cross-referenced in other areas.
- One Performance Measure to Rule Them All: as in “We’re a team! We have a common goal! We should have a common measure of our success!” Why? Pitchers and catchers don’t. Neither to point guards and centers.
- Details = Information: as in “We spend exorbitant amounts on MIS. Of course we have good information.” Are you sure? What do your employees say? Ekki, not to you—to each other.
- Trustworthiness? Settle for Predictability: If you can’t have the first, at least be happy and grateful for the second! Predictability general comes from a belief in the fallen nature of man.
- Common Managerial Mistakes: in Decentralized Organizations.