If we take a look at history, it is very easy to see the cycles of economic and technological development and decline that occur across time. There have been several waves of development since the 18th Century that have helped to spark some of the most impressive turning points in the history of the world. There are five of these cycles that are generally called Kondratieff Waves, named after Russian theorist Nikolai Kondratieff. Through extensive study and observation, Kondratieff came to the conclusion that capitalist markets move through a boom and bust cycle. Here are the five big waves that occurred as growth was sparked throughout the cyclical trends of the capitalist markets.Read More at Industry Articles >>
With the traditional spat of New Year’s resolutions, many look to their career to make some additional resolutions for 2015, according to a national survey.
The top career resolution for the New Year is developing skill sets, followed by earning a raise or promotion, according to the survey conducted by Accountemps.
“The start of the new year is an ideal time to reflect on achievements during the past 12 months and set goals for the future,” advises Max Messmer, chairman of Accountemps and author of “Managing Your Career For Dummies.”Read more at Career Corner >>
Harnessing emotions can influence the effective management of a department, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal online.
“Managers often think they should be impassive and unemotional, and encourage their employees to be the same. But emotions drive performance, and bosses who don’t acknowledge their own and others’ temperaments can't inspire the best work from their staffs – or even motivate themselves,” advises the article by Carol Hymowitz.
“If we’re preoccupied by worry, resentment or boredom, our mental agility sputters,” said Daniel Goleman, author of “Social Intelligence.” Goleman’s books explores how relationships with bosses and colleagues, family and friends, shape the brain and have physical effects.Read more at Management Matters >>
Executive Search Firm Reaction Search International has placed Jeffrey Grayson as Intrawests CIO. The search was conducted by Robert Boroff, a Managing Director at Reaction Search International.Read More RSI Press Releases >>
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