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Business Resolutions about People

As a business, resolutions are an informal way to get us all thinking about what we want to achieve in a fresh year.

Of course, there are a lot of funny personal and business resolutions.
One of my favourite’s this year was on Ellen, when a young lady wanted to get past Level 183 on Candy Crush.   It took an Harvard Graduate to assist her!

Not to mention the young woman who was resolving to be more patient with her children and drink better wine.  

At Accsys, our business is about providing software people management solutions, so we thought it would be a good idea to define some of our people management resolutions (in no particular order).

We resolved to:
·         Spend more time with people and less with systems
·         Encourage and reward innovative thinking
·         Embrace consistent management processes across the business
·         Share decision making processes so that people feel included
·         Share knowledge and skills every day
·         Place personal information management into the hands of the individual staff member
·         Work with the Decision Tree concept, empowering people while reducing risk
·         Create a positive working environment every day
·         Emphasise team work, with the same objectives
·         Enhance mentoring, coaching and induction programs.

Most of these are already in place, but re-stating them brings them back into focus.

Not everybody believes resolutions work, though.

New Year’s Day… now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.

Whether you like them or think they are pointless, by doing it in a group, the process itself builds team spirit and promotes creativity.

If you haven’t done it yet, give it a try.  You might be pleasantly surprised.

Links and References
email:      tschroenn@accsys.co.za
twitter:   @TerylSchroenn
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