1. Creativity and innovation are two of our company’s values, so re-inventing the wheel is all the rage around here.
We do KM; we’ve already got [insert name of random IT
We’re so incredibly busy doing things
adequately, we simply haven’t got time to learn how to do them better.
Teamwork is one of our values, so having only a
few people know how to do stuff forces people to work together. Clever, huh?
We’re having a re-organisation at the moment.
Finding out what works and what doesn’t might mean
asking tricky questions and we might not like the answers so we’re not going to
Things are fine just as they are, thank you.
The HR department are under-valued, so making people
redundant, then re-hiring them as contractors when we realise we need the
knowledge that went with them, gives them something worthwhile to do.
Internal competition helps us identify the best
people/managers/teams; what’s more, learning to keep good practice to
themselves ensures that, by the time they’re moving from middle to senior
management, our best leaders have this down to a fine art.
We had to learn the hard way and find out for
ourselves where everything was and who you needed to speak to and what you needed
to know and it didn’t do us any harm.
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