This page contains great thoughts that I find in my readings, which are too important to be left unrecorded.
Friday, January 07, 2005
Complaints about youth having lost respect for the values of their elders have been found on Egyptian papyrus scrolls dating from 2000 BC and in the writings of Hesiod, a Green author from the end of the eighth century B. C.
From Software of the Mind, Chapter 2: More Equal Than Others, Geert Hofstede explains power distance, and concludes from his research -
"The moral for managers is: if you want to know how your subordinates see you, don't try to look in the mirror; that just produces wishful thinking. Turn around 180 degrees and face your own boss."