The Stepladder Technique is a decision-making method to simplify effective decision-making in a group. The goal is to make sure that the thoughts and ideas of all members are made available to the group, so these can be considered while the group makes a decision. The method was developed by Steven Rogelberg, Janet Barnes-Farrell and Charles Lowe in 1992.
The Marketing Research Mix or the MR mix was made in 2004 and published in 2007 by Nigel Bradley. He’s a university professor of marketing at the University of Westminster in London. This type of research was designed as a framework to help researchers design or evaluate marketing research studies. Like the marketing mix, the marketing research mix also has four Ps. However, unlike the marketing mix, these elements are consecutive and belong to the most important phases that have to be observed. These four Ps are purpose, population, procedure, and publications.
The behavioural science approach of management is focused on the psychological and sociological processes (attitude, motivations, and group dynamics) that influence employee performance. While the classic approach is focused on the work done by employees, the behavioural approach focuses on the employees themselves.
A debt analysis is defined as an expression of the relationship between a company’s total debt and its assets. It is a measurement for the ability of a company to pay its debts. It indicates what proportion of a company’s financing consists of debts. This makes it a good way to check the company’s long-term solvency. In general a lower ratio is better.
QHSE is an acronym of Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment. A QHSE system is a management system aimed at quality, occupational health and safety, and the environment. It’s a tool for management to direct, manage, and develop the organisation. Thanks to this system, you are always alert of possible changes in legislation and regulations so you never risk a fine, occupational accident, or other issues.
Ronald Heifetz was born on 7 February 1951. Heifetz graduated from the Columbia University Harvard Medical School and the John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is also a cellist and former student of Gregor Piatigorsky. His brother is violinist Daniel Heifetz, founder and artistic director of the Heifetz International Music Institute.
The five levels of the Focus Model are a variation of David Rock’s ‘Choose Your Focus’ model in his book ‘Quiet Leadership’.
The model describes five different ways to think or communicate about something. When you are aware of these five levels and realise what the basis of your thoughts or communications is, you can opt to move to a different, more useful level.