Monday, March 1, 2021
 

Rey Elbo

Who’s more talkative in corporate meetings?

IF we were to classify the talkative ones based on gender, who do you think would win? Former Japanese Prime Minister and Tokyo Olympic...

What is “Total” about Total Quality Management?

TWO options: Which one would you choose? Option A requires you to buy from the lowest bidder while Option B puts you in a...

Almost everything is the fault of management

AS one example, why do some people in operations department regard those in human resources (HR) as a rigid implementer of corporate policies? It’s...

How an X manager lost it to a Y manager

In 2017, Yul (not his real name) was a 33-year old training manager in a mining corporation. I know his age because I greeted...

Layoffs are harmful without knowledge management

LAST week proved to be one sad episode in Philippine business. Makati Shangri-la and Nissan’s local production hub are closing its doors and laying...

Giving it free makes the other person selfish

AS AN ADVICE newspaper columnist for another paper, almost every day I’m bombarded with calls, emails and friendly chats via social media. They think...

The unseen costs of working for an autocratic boss

EXCEPT for two out of seven, I was lucky to have worked for corporate bosses who allowed me to shine in my own way....

Reciprocity: If it’s mutual, the fruits must be equal

ONE WEEKEND, a neighbor comes to you offering a part of his backyard harvest of big, luscious, ready-to-eat papaya. When you accept it, do...

Why Toyota must learn from first mover defeat

IS TOYOTA afraid of the consumer’s switch to electric vehicles (EVs), now being led by Tesla that recently boasts of its car horn that...

Low-cost inventions that made millions

You're stuck with about 30 excellent ideas that could make you a millionaire in two years. You’ve chosen one on top of your list...

Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii

MILAN: Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important discoveries made...

PH Navy to decommission 4 ships

The Philippine Navy will decommission four of its ships on Monday in compliance with the military's modernization program. Navy chief Vice Adm. Giovanni Carlo Bacordo...

PH receives Sinovac vaccines

The Philippine government received the 600,000 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines donated by Chinese government on Sunday. President Rodrigo Duterte led the turnover...

Travel authority, medcert no longer required

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Sunday that travel authority from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and medical certificate...

PH logs 2,113 new Covid cases

THE Department of Health reported 2,113 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, for a total of 576,352. It said that 29,763 cases were active. Twenty-nine more patients succumbed to the virus, bringing the death toll to 12,318. Meanwhile, 9,418 patients recovered, pushing...