The Bike Shed Effect

Parkinson’s Law of Triviality is also known as the Bike Shed Effect.  It is based around an imaginary management meeting where the committee came together to discuss nuclear plant plans and other smaller matters. The nuclear plant plans were passed within...

Appraisals, Why bother?

Early February I had a meeting with a HR Manager who was talking in general about what was happening within the business.   He excitedly spoke about new projects, existing projects, new training initiatives, people problems and in the same breathe he mentioned the...