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batye
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batye,
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8/3/2014 | 12:29:18 AM
Re: CDO turf
yes, as a lot of the things in play... but in any case... I prefer to be prepared... or have understanding...
batye
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batye,
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8/3/2014 | 12:27:46 AM
Re: CDO turf
yes, it like way of nature, as nothing with technology stays the same... but knowing or knowledge is power... How I see it...
WaqasAltaf
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WaqasAltaf,
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7/31/2014 | 9:21:11 PM
Re: CDO turf
StaceyE, you are right. Ability to unlearn is even difficult that learning something in the first place and people who are able to learn that skill, higher managers are ready to offer them new roles.
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WaqasAltaf,
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7/31/2014 | 9:14:45 PM
Re: CDO turf
Ashish, there aren't many. However, I work for an organization where ownership has no involvement in management. All they do is attend quarterly board of governance meetings and that's it. 
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Ashu001,
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7/31/2014 | 4:05:42 PM
Re: CDO turf
Waqas,

Is'nt that easier said than Done?

How many Owners have you met who have an Off-Hand Attitude?

You know just Hire a Good Professional Manager and then Step Back.

Its so so tough to get these kind of Owners.I am sure they are there but they are just hard to find in real life.

 
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WaqasAltaf,
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7/31/2014 | 3:25:49 PM
Re: CDO turf
Ashish, true. Large corporations cannot effectively run unless they have decision makers other than the owners. Owners just need to ensure that decision makers are capable and they understand owners' objectives.
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StaceyE,
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7/31/2014 | 10:05:00 AM
Re: CDO turf
@ Batye

Change is inevitable. If a person can't roll with the changes they won't get far. You still see people that are set in their ways in the workforce, but they are usually the ones staying in the same place and never moving up the ladder.
StaceyE
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StaceyE,
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7/31/2014 | 10:02:44 AM
Re: CDO turf
@ Batye

Yes, you always have to plan for the unexpected. If you don't acknowledge in the beginning of the project that there will be unforeseen challenges along the way, the project could be doomed for failure from the get-go.
Ashu001
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Ashu001,
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7/30/2014 | 12:21:24 PM
Re: CDO turf
Susan,

You have to look far and Wide to find a CEO in America who is Grounded.

Like this one

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-07-24/burger-kings-ceo-daniel-schwartz-is-33-years-old

I am not saying he's perfect but he seems to be made of the right stuff and seems to be delivering Results (without too many Complaints from Franchisees).

In Asia,the Problem is very different.

I have seen so many CEOs who are as Ostentatious as their Counterparts in the US.

The Difference though is that a lot of their Wealth is usually Hidden and they are'nt very transparent about it.

But even that culture is changing as People become more Bling-focussed (As a Result crime is going up).

Regards

Ashish.
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Ashu001,
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7/30/2014 | 12:03:22 PM
Re: CDO turf
SusanN,

Very-Very True.

You need the right balance at the end of the day(Between Extroverts and Introverts).

If you lean just one way or the other(can You imagine how crazy an Organization loaded with just Introverts would be???);The Organization won't have a sustainable and realistic culture in place.

There is a strong possibility such a company won't last the distance.

Regards

Ashish.
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