People screw up businesses.
Much is written about the numbers, the financial performance measures are pored over and dissected. But they’re the outcome. The reason the statistics are like that, the fact that the company is deep in the mire, is down to the human beings running it.
Take any corporate failure you like, and it will always be the frailty of a person somewhere in the organisation, frequently at the top, that is to blame. Yet, so little attention is paid to analysing the workforce – how well they’re governed, managed, motivated and developed.
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