|Posted on November 21, 2012 at 5:30 AM||comments (0)|
He, Miguel hier een vraag voor je: Stel een organisatie gaat 1 jaar met jou aan de slag. Maar niet individueel. 5 managers van 5 verschillende organisaties. Wat leren ze in jouw jaarprogramma zodat ze van 1.0 naar 3.0 gaan?
Van 1.0 naar 3.0 is maatwerk. Het is o.a. afhankelijke van het type business, de sector, de markt en de posi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 5, 2012 at 5:05 PM||comments (4)|
Vandaag zijn de verkiezingen in de Verenigde Staten. Het is het begin van een cirkel van vier jaar. Amerika gaat zich uitspraken over de afgelopen vier jaar en over de komende vier jaar. Gisteren was de beëdiging van het Nederlands Kabinet, Rutte II. De keuzes voor de komende vier jaar zijn gemaakt en het gaat draaien.
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|Posted on November 4, 2012 at 7:20 AM||comments (5)|
|Posted on June 7, 2012 at 11:30 AM||comments (0)|
The public sphere defined by German sociologist a philosopher Jürgen Habermas is an area in social life where people can get together and freely discuss an didentify societal problems, and through that discussion influence political action. Some relate the public sphere to the Greek agora. Some point out to the forming of a public opinion. It is a discursive space in which individuals and groups congregate to discuss matters of...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 6, 2012 at 12:05 AM||comments (0)|
Transparency is a value. It is translated in a set of norms: policies, practices and procedures that allow citizens to have accessibility and auditability of information held by centers of authority (society or organizations). The UN definition is: “Transparency means that decisions taken and their enforcement are done in a manner that follows rules and regulations. It also means that information is freely available and directl...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 5, 2012 at 12:35 AM||comments (0)|
Governance is not synonymous with government. Governance refers to decisions that define expectations, grant power, and verify performance. Governance means to steer. The definition used by the United Nation is: the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented). Governance determines who has power, who makes decisions, how other players make theirvoice heard and how account is rendered. Good governance is al...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 29, 2012 at 4:45 AM||comments (0)|
If you would start today as a manager (CEO) or an overseer, who should you talk to, to have a first impression of the organization?
As a CEO you should talk to your:
- The predecessor
- The president of the board
- The board
- The management team
- and have a meeting with all departments and all personnel
As an overseer you should meet:
- The CEO
- The accountant
- The fi...
|Posted on March 28, 2012 at 4:15 AM||comments (0)|
Over the years I have noticed that Corporate Governance is about managing cycles:
- The multi annual cycle (strategic plan, discussed in the board and management team, in the annual strategic meeting)
- The annual cycle (year plan, annual reports, discussed in the board and management team meeting on yearly planning)
- The quarterly cycle (quarterly re...
|Posted on March 24, 2012 at 5:50 PM||comments (0)|
Suppose today is your first day on the job as a manager (CEO) or overseer. What documents would you request to study, to get a picture of the governance of the organization?
I believe that a manager and overseer should dispose of the following documents:
- The bylaws of the organization
- Laws and regulations regulating the business
- The contracts of management, including the targets
- The business plan or stra...