Fred Nickols

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Transition Management: Tips For Managers In Times Of Change

    "Planned change," the kind most frequently discussed by Organization Development (OD) specialists, is commonly portrayed as occurring in three stages: Unfreezing; Intervening; Refreezing. This view of the change process has organizations moving from a period of stability through one of instability to another of stability. A lot has been written...

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Strategy: Definitions & Meanings

    The concept of strategy has been adopted from the military and adapted for use in business. In business, as in the military, strategy bridges the gap between policy and tactics. Together, strategy and tactics bridge the gap between ends and means. This paper reviews various definitions of strategy for the...

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Three Forms Of Strategy: Corporate, Competitive And Strategy In General

    The preceding discussion asserts that strategy in general is concerned with how, with courses of action intended to achieve particular objectives. Corporate strategy is concerned with choices and commitments regarding markets, business and the very nature of the company itself. Competitive strategy is concerned with competitors and the basis of...

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Don't Redesign Your Company's Performance Appraisal System, Scrap It!

    At a time when many corporations are engaged in unrelenting searches for ways to improve operations and reduce costs, there is one aspect of organizational life that has largely escaped scrutiny: Performance Appraisal. Perhaps this is because performance appraisals have become an unquestioned fact of life in most large organizations....

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    Three Forms of Strategy : General, Corporate & Competitive

    The preceding discussion asserts that strategy in general is concerned with how particular objectives are achieved, with courses of action. Corporate strategy is concerned with choices and commitments regarding markets, business and the very nature of the company itself. Competitive strategy is concerned with competitors and the basis of competition....

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Transition Management: Tips For Managers In Times Of Change

    "Planned change," the kind most frequently discussed by Organization Development (OD) specialists, is commonly portrayed as occurring in three stages: Unfreezing; Intervening; Refreezing. This view of the change process has organizations moving from a period of stability through one of instability to another of stability. A lot has been written...

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Three Forms Of Strategy: Corporate, Competitive And Strategy In General

    The preceding discussion asserts that strategy in general is concerned with how, with courses of action intended to achieve particular objectives. Corporate strategy is concerned with choices and commitments regarding markets, business and the very nature of the company itself. Competitive strategy is concerned with competitors and the basis of...

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Don't Redesign Your Company's Performance Appraisal System, Scrap It!

    At a time when many corporations are engaged in unrelenting searches for ways to improve operations and reduce costs, there is one aspect of organizational life that has largely escaped scrutiny: Performance Appraisal. Perhaps this is because performance appraisals have become an unquestioned fact of life in most large organizations....

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Strategy: Definitions & Meanings

    The concept of strategy has been adopted from the military and adapted for use in business. In business, as in the military, strategy bridges the gap between policy and tactics. Together, strategy and tactics bridge the gap between ends and means. This paper reviews various definitions of strategy for the...

    Provided By Fred Nickols

  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    Three Forms of Strategy : General, Corporate & Competitive

    The preceding discussion asserts that strategy in general is concerned with how particular objectives are achieved, with courses of action. Corporate strategy is concerned with choices and commitments regarding markets, business and the very nature of the company itself. Competitive strategy is concerned with competitors and the basis of competition....

    Provided By Fred Nickols