The GO Society’s 2009 World Conference in Buenos Aires

By Michelle Malay Carter on October 23, 2009 

I’m attending and presenting at the GO Society’s World Conference this upcoming week.? Can you imagine a group of geeks from around the world?mezmerized by talk of?work levels and Requisite Organizations until late in the evening each night?? Sounds like a slice of heaven, doesn’t it? I doubt that I will be able to keep […]

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What Does Your Franchise Fee Pay For? Work Levels 5, 4, and 3

By Michelle Malay Carter on October 18, 2009 

The franchise model has been responsible for many an American dream (insert your country here as well).? And what are you buying when you purchase a franchise? Level 5 – The brand, the business model, the strategy Level 4 – The infrastructure, the future focus strategic work, operational change decisions Level 3 – The operational […]

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What is Requisite Organization? The Elevator Speech

By Michelle Malay Carter on October 13, 2009 

I work for PeopleFit, a management consulting firm that specializes in: Organizational engineering, talent assessment,?and designing managerial leadership systems rooted in Elliott Jaques’ meta-model, Requisite Organization. What a marketing nightmare – creating demand for services that most executives have never conceived of! Let’s Learn from Other Professions! While most professions and industries have standards of […]

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Human Resource Work Stratified by Requisite Work Levels

By Michelle Malay Carter on October 8, 2009 

I have a colleague who will be speaking to a society of Human Resource Professionals on the topic of work levels, and it’s meta model, Requisite Organization, developed by Elliott Jaques.? He asked me for help in developing?a hierarchy of typical work within a Human Resource function.? Requisite Work Levels Since work levels is a […]

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How To Motivate Employees – Newsflash: It’s Not a Manager’s Job

By Michelle Malay Carter on October 2, 2009 

Red Herrings Motivation is a side effect, not the goal.? Because we operate under faulty assumptions about work and human nature, well-intentioned managers, organizational development consultants, and human resource professionals spend a lot of time chasing red herrings.? I wrote an entire poem on this subject, Organization Design – Seek and Ye Shall Find. What […]

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