Luis Gonçalves

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Organisation structure: Matrix Organisation harms your company


Organisation structure Organisation structure is extremely important for the success of any company. In this blog post I will explore how an organisation structure built in the style of a matrix organisation can harm your company. Before I continue, I want to clarify that there are some companies that are able to apply this organisation […]

Without an outcome in mind, any road will do!

Alice in Wonderland - Any Road Will Do

Having an outcome defined, whether it’s for an event, phone call or meeting is very important. To quote Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland: “Alice came to a fork in the road. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked. ‘Where do you want to go?’ responded the Cheshire Cat. ‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered. ‘Then,’ said […]

Rewards may destroy improvement efforts in our companies

Get Rid of Performance Appraisals

In the book, Punished Rewards, Alfie Kohn states, “Rewards do not require any attention to the reasons that the trouble developed in the first place.” He explains how rewards ignore the root cause of the problems. In general, we believe rewards will get others to do what we want. As parents, if our child is […]

Goals and Objectives attached to monetary rewards destroy your MVP!!!

Get Rid of Performance Appraisals

Goals and objectives People that follow my work know how passionate I am about topics such as performance appraisals, along with the myriad goals and objectives attached to the performance of a person. If you want to review my previous work just click here. This blog post will be fully dedicated to how goals and […]


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