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1/26/2015
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Cartoon: Chief Data Tyrant

The purchase order to "Thrones 'R Us" should have been a clue.

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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8/3/2015 | 11:22:26 PM
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"People just need to be open to the suggestions of others. A lot of companies would have ore success if they paid closer attention"

StaceyE, yes you are right. Customer feedback and proper attention can gain their trust and hence to cater their requirements too.
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7/31/2015 | 11:49:05 AM
Re: The King and I
People just need to be open to the suggestions of others. A lot of companies would have ore success if they paid closer attention.
Gigi3
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7/10/2015 | 4:30:39 AM
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"I have also seen that. The company can be missing out on opportunities by not being open to suggestions."

StaceyE, that's also true. Innovation, creativity, novelty etc won't be necessarily same from different peoples. 
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6/30/2015 | 8:48:46 PM
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I have also seen that. The company can be missing out on opportunities by not being open to suggestions.
Gigi3
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Gigi3,
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6/1/2015 | 11:32:39 PM
Re: The King and I
"Some of the best ideas and innovations happen in companies because employees are allowed to be creative and create new solutions to old problems."

Stacy, you are right; provided if companies entertain employees creativity. In my career I have seen that management won't allow employees to think independently. They want peoples to execute their orders or work modules in a standard way.
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5/31/2015 | 2:02:45 PM
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@ Gigi3

Some of the best ideas and innovations happen in companies because employees are allowed to be creative and create new solutions to old problems.
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5/5/2015 | 6:40:28 AM
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"I believe each person should be given the opportunity to find their own way of doing things comfortably. If their way if efficient and effective it shouldn't be a problem."

StaceY, that's right and then only they will start using their brain and creativity.
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4/30/2015 | 1:03:22 PM
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@ Gigi3

I believe each person should be given the opportunity to find their own way of doing things comfortably. If their way if efficient and effective it shouldn't be a problem.
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4/6/2015 | 11:20:04 PM
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"I absolutely agree. I used to manage a childrens book warehouse and when I had my crew do a project, I would tell them what I needed and offer a suggestion of how I would do it. Then, I would tell them to go ahead and figure out how they feel comfortable competing the task efficiently. I let them know the end results were what concerned me, not the specifics of how they got it done. "

Stacey, I think that's the right way. Spoon feeding has to avoid; then only they would use their own ideas and brain to make it perfect.
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4/5/2015 | 12:49:20 PM
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@ Gigi3

I absolutely agree. I used to manage a childrens book warehouse and when I had my crew do a project, I would tell them what I needed and offer a suggestion of how I would do it. Then, I would tell them to go ahead and figure out how they feel comfortable competing the task efficiently. I let them know the end results were what concerned me, not the specifics of how they got it done. 
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