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Impact of multitasking in the company (quantified )

I prepared this chart for a client two years ago. The economic loss from doing high multitasking in a SAP department, and the impact on the rest of the organization. For every dollar they invested, they lost approximately 0.58 cents due to very high multitasking. I used here several calculations and techniques. I initially run… Continue reading Impact of multitasking in the company (quantified )

10 Golden Rules for Measuring an Agile Product or Change Initiative

(I published this article back in 2013, but I still believe that it can bring value to many consultants.)   How’s the product or initiative coming along?   I’m sure you’ve heard this question more than once in your life, and it’s normal for people to have the desire to know how the product or… Continue reading 10 Golden Rules for Measuring an Agile Product or Change Initiative

Learn to Make Decisions and to Build Metrics That Positively Affect People’s Health

Did you know that workplace stress is recognized as a key contributor in 75% to 90% of all visits to primary-care doctors? When workplace stress lasts for days or weeks, you can develop stomach disorders, back pain, and headaches. You can also suffer from loss of sleep, reduced energy, and emotional distress. In the long… Continue reading Learn to Make Decisions and to Build Metrics That Positively Affect People’s Health

Not Everyone Wants to Be Agile: The Art of Microhabits

Consultants often focus their business transformations on the following three premises: All employees want to acquire knowledge so they can lead others. People want to work in self-organized teams, because this helps them learn and is good for the organization. Most team members want to collaborate with other groups. But these premises might be false.… Continue reading Not Everyone Wants to Be Agile: The Art of Microhabits