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Top 10 Team Obstacles

  Copyright 1992 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. Overcoming the Top 10 Obstacles to Self-Directed Teams: Mules, Mushrooms, and Puppy Dog Tails (A version of this was published in the Journal … Continue reading

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Accountability Hot Potato

Copyright 1997 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. The Accountability Hot Potato by Marsha Willard Thousands of organizations are eagerly creating empowered work teams in an effort to boost productivity, enhance quality … Continue reading

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Teams and Technology

Copyright 1996 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. Teams and Technology Technology is going to change how all of us work. The trick is how to use technology to make our lives … Continue reading

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Coaching Employees

Copyright 1996 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. Four Ways to Coach Employees Have you ever had this happen to you? An employee comes into your office with a question, which you … Continue reading

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Design Team (redesigning work for higher satisfaction)

Copyright 1994 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. Design Team as Tour Guide [The following is a synopsis of an article to be published in the Journal for Quality and Participation.] As … Continue reading

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Peer Review (and why performance appraisals suck)

Copyright 1996 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. What Are People Doing Around Peer Review In late 1995 and early 1996, AXIS conducted a survey to discover how organizations were handling “performance … Continue reading

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Creating Community: Neighborliness

Copyright 2011 AXIS Performance Advisors Creating Community: Neighborliness as a sustainability strategy By Darcy Hitchcock (Note: a version of this article was published by the Beaumont-Wilshire Neighborhood Association in Portland, … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Oilaholic

Copyright 2010 AXIS Performance Advisors Responsible party Hello, my name is Darcy and I am an oilaholic. I am addicted to oil. I too am responsible for the titanic disaster … Continue reading

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Three Questions for Social Change

Copyright 2009 AXIS Performance Advisors What’s getting in our way? Three questions for a sustainable future NOTE: A version of this article was first published on GreenBiz.com By Darcy Hitchcock … Continue reading

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Time the new currency

Copyright 2009 AXIS Performance Advisors Recovering Our Communities: Making Time the New Currency by Darcy Hitchcock Social capital, the strength of the relationships that bind us, is key to weathering … Continue reading

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