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How Is Information Technology Changing Organizations?

From its inception, information technology (IT) has been changing the way business is done. IT is changing the basis of business from labor and manual skills to knowledge management. The jobs required by information technology in business, as well as the technology itself, are changing the social system of your organization. Information technology is key to a firm’s competitiveness — organizations that are unable to adapt to the rapid pace of technology change will not survive in the marketplace of the future. Let’s look at how information technology is changing organizations. Continue reading How Is Information Technology Changing Organizations?

What Are the Benefits of Product Flow Alignment?

As a manager, your span of control is simply the number of employees that report to you directly. Competent workers should have little need for managers to guide them. So, span of control is inversely proportional to subordinate competence, trust and layers of management. Do you know what it means to align your business by product flow? Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Product Flow Alignment?