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Who let the JERKS out??

On April 9, 2007, Posted by , In jerks,productivity, With No Comments

Dear Folks, Last week I introduced you to the Mckinsey Quarterly. Now it’s time to let you know about one of the latest articles have appeared on: Building the Civilized Workplace. Do you feel harassed at work?, anyone insults you?, do you receive rude interruptions from colleagues?, or hidden agendas…

Little Enemies

On March 21, 2007, Posted by , In business,economics,productivity, With No Comments

Sometimes not that little, we can find them when analysing an investment, trying to sum up the figures, or pricing an item; they are the hidden costs. For cost accountants they will be those little enemies the technical department can be misinforming about, or just forgetting, like for example forgotten…

Sleep Deprivation

On August 26, 2006, Posted by , In operations research,productivity, With No Comments

The adverse effects of sleep deprivation are very well known by the military which have been studying the matter for so many years. Its effects on learning ability, memory, health, growth, origin of depression, and so on, are nowadays proven. What’s the matter related with OR?: loads of applications. However,…