Issue 240: 2020 07 02: Let’s Have Competence

02 July 2020 Let’s Have Competence Not Competencies. By Richard Pooley “But the opposite of incompetent is competent, no?” my German business client, Helmut, insisted.  “No,” I replied.  “Just ‘competent’ is not enough.  You need to say ‘very competent’ or ‘really competent’.”  This exchange came about because Helmut had described a British subordinate as “competent”… Continue reading Issue 240: 2020 07 02: Let’s Have Competence

Issue 240: 2020 07 02: E-negotiations?

02 July 2020 E-negotiations? Building in failure. By Robert Kilconner. More women directors?  More accountants?  A higher proportion of non-executives?  Increased personal responsibility for managing directors?  Better representation of the workforce?  Name any corporate reform you like and someone will tell you that it will improve the standard of decision-making, or perhaps reduce the standard,… Continue reading Issue 240: 2020 07 02: E-negotiations?

Issue 240: 2020 07 02: Crossword

2 July 2020 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 240 Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword   Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword   Click for the solution to crossword no. 239   Share this using… Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Whatsapp

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