Lagos, Nigeria

Author: Fifth Quadrant Performance

People | Process | Technology

It Was Already Important, But Now It’s Also Urgent

A big challenge for every IT leader is separating the urgent from the important, the tactical from the strategic. When new tech trends develop, when is the right time to invest? When does the tipping point arrive? These are critical decisions — get it right, and you can steal a march on your rivals. Get it wrong, and you may never catch up.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution

“The real enemy of execution is your day job! We call it the whirlwind. It’s the massive amount of energy that’s necessary just to keep your operation going on a day-to-day basis; and ironically, it’s also the thing that makes it so hard to execute anything new. The whirlwind robs from you the focus required…
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Six Companies That Are Redefining Performance Management

These six trendsetters have one thing in common: They’re all switching their focus from dictating what employees should do at work to helping develop their skills as individuals. As it stands, companies spend a significant amount of time on evaluation but comparatively little on development.

Building Organizational Culture in Developing Countries

To contextualise this, if majority of the people in an organization have grown up believing that nothing works – public transportation, government, electricity to mention a few, how can they grasp a “CAN-DO” culture? Or how can a person who comes to work from a slum understand the importance of “Finesse”?