Author Archives for Maite Garcia Retegui

The way to manage talent burnout

November 20, 2021 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts During the 1970s, American psychologist Herbert Freudenberger made a valuable contribution to occupational medicine when, after an experiment with volunteers, he discovered a syndrome whose symptoms were depressive mood, demotivation and lack of energy at work, among others. What Freudenberg dubbed as “burnout”, a concept still valid nowadays, not only has a negative impact on... View Article
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The new key to business success: organizational innovation

March 2, 2020 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts In the past, strategy was the keystone to reach business success. Within an ecosystem of tremendous stability in the market and great rigidity, businessmen relied the future of their organizations on a given common framework, shared by the competition. Certainty in good results, therefore, lied in excellent management of capital goods and human capital. And... View Article
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Diversity and inclusiveness: an organizational challenge for companies

March 2, 2020 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts Diversity and inclusiveness are two concepts that have become of great relevance within the corporate world. Both are so closely related that it’s usual to mistake them, or even use them as synonyms. However, each one of these terms defines different, although complementary, realities. In the corporate field, diversity refers to the presence within the... View Article
Kanban work methodology

The Kanban work methodology

February 20, 2019 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts The Kanban work methodology The Kanban method is included within the so-called Agile methodologies, which emerged during the 1990s as an alternative to traditional management approach. The term is the result of merging two Japanese words, kan, which means visual, and ban, which means card. It is, therefore, equivalent to “visual cards”, which is a... View Article
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The new way to organize work teams

February 6, 2019 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts In this era of changes within companies, mainly technology-driven, teamworking has also undergone transformations. But before diving into the new way to organize work teams, it’s advisable to recap the pros and cons those changes entail. On the upside, employees feel more empowered and respected since they can get their ideas and thoughts across more... View Article
Kaizen method

¿What is Kaizen method?

January 30, 2019 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts Although in these lines we’ll address the subject of the Kaizen methodology applied to business, it can be defined, broadly speaking, as a philosophy of life seeking continuous improvement. One of the basic foundations around which it is built is that biggest changes are the result of many other smaller changes taking place over time.... View Article
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