People Management and Leadership

Part of the people manager’s responsibilities is to provide clear, achievable goals to all employees; then assess how they are progressing toward those and support them in their endeavor to accomplish. Lack of motivation most of the time means that some goal – or more than one – will not be achieved. As a leader,…

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The Prisoners Dilemma

This week in my MBA, the instructor presented a question regarding the classical Prisoners Dilemma. In the prisoners dilemma two thieves are captured and separated so they cannot communicate.  If neither prisoner confesses they will only be charged with 3 years each.  If both confess they will get 5 years each. On the other hand, if one confesses…

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