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Knowledge Worker: Taking Aim at Management Practices

Knowledge Worker: Taking Aim at Management Practices

One of the major issues in today’s world of work is often referred to as “engagement,” which refers to a supposed characteristic or quality of certain employees that accounts for why they go the extra mile, why they contribute more of their discretionary effort. We are told engaged employees work harder and they work smarter.

TrendSpotters: The Knowledge Worker’s Tool Room

Welcome to Fred Nickols, CPT, tool maker for knowledge workers, our guest this month. Fred, fred@nickols.us, has been affiliated with ISPI since 1968. His professional background includes a career in the U.S. Navy, another in consulting, and two executive-level positions with former clients. Fred currently leads Distance Consulting LLC, where he focuses on the performance of organizations, operations, and individuals.