Intuition in decision making

I believe that our gut feelings and intuition are interconnected.  Gut feelings are instinctive and rely on intuition and not facts.  Intuition is the power to grasp a situation without the need for conscious reasoning.  This is the total opposite of being rational in management and doesn’t have any data…

Achievement needs

There are multiple methods that companies can utilize to strengthen the achievement needs of its management team.  High achievers can be given challenging projects with reasonable goals, be provided frequent feedback, given a reward system for its achievement, and be provided with accountability and responsibility. First step you must take…

Having a global mindset

If you are a business student, you’ve probably heard the term “global mindset” multiple times before.  I can’t stress how many times I’ve heard this during my undergraduate program for economics, but I can’t also stress how important this mindset is when working for a company with a global mindset….

Digital certificate basics

Digital certificate is an electronic credential that is required by public key infrastructure (PKI) systems that can securely identify an individual as well as create an association between the individuals authenticated identity and public key.  Certificate authority (CA) is a trusted party who will sign and issue certificates.  CA is…

The five dimensions in the five factor model

Let’s say you want to hire a management trainee.  You give group of people a personality test that measures the five dimensions in the five-factor model.  Now, you have to decide which personality traits you would consider the most important for the management trainee position.  Let’s start of with the five…