The 2015 Nancy Meyers film “The Intern” has been added to Netflix recently and despite cringing at a couple of clichés whilst watching it last night, I noticed a few things we could all learn from it about the modern workplace.
No matter the size, all businesses have those admin tasks that are at once important, not urgent, and also really boring. There’s two options, you could
a) bump these tasks down the to-do list indefinitely, or
b) move away from the work you actually enjoy (and what you get paid for) to get them done yourself.
My last post covered how business leaders are looking to build agility and foster innovation into their organisations by using Project teams. Now I want to look at the second approach that came out from my research: breaking down roles into activities and subsequently optimising tasks.
According to a report by…Continue