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Management of projects
Project management has been around since the beginning of time. The pyramids in Egypt stand today because of sound project management principle. Although there have been excellent project managers over the years, project management was not recognised...


Taking responsibility for quality
Any organisation which intends to put quality and excellence at the top of the agenda must have the full, complete and wholehearted commitment of the senior management team. If the chief executive officer, president, chairperson, managing director or memb


Quality and excellence
During the 1950s and 1960s, quality was the word which was reserved for the very best, the most luxurious, the most expensive. Organisations, such as Rolls Royce, Daimler and Bentley; Chanel and Worth; and Cartier were associated with producing quality pr


The effective organisation
All organisations measure financial performance. The techniques for doing so, the profit and loss account and the balance sheet, are universally used, and the way they are used around the world is pretty well identical.


CARIMAC goes back to basics with the Art of Photography
Award winning photographer, Howard Moo Young discusses the concept of The Art of Photography: Learning to See, a course he will teach at the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC). The course runs from January 19 to February 9.


Get Web 2.0 ready, CARIMAC organising one day workshop on Web 2.0
“The young and the wired know the value of Web 2.0, but corporate executives will need to get a quick education...Web 2.0 will change how you do business.” – Business Week Magazine. Learn about Web 2.0, RSS, Screencasts and Mashups and discover how they c


Managing employee behaviour
It is as important that employees behave in a manner whcihe is consistent with the organisation's strategy, as it is important that the work processes, the structures and the management hierarchies support the strategy. It thus becomes important for the


Managing organisations - Understanding people and hierarchies
A hierarchy is a group of people graded in order of importance according to some classification system. The classification or ranking system of management hierarchies in organisations is based on three broad set of criteria...


Managing organisations – structure and division of work
In broad terms there are five forms of structure and organisation can follow. These are, the function structure, the product-based structure, the market based structure, the process- based structure, hybrid, matrix and geographical structures.


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