Posts in March

The Vector View on Encouraging Responsibility and Initiative (OR Creating an Empowered Workforce)

March 10th, 2016   •   Blog   •   no comments   

On September 28, 2015, I wrote a blog about The Vector View on Empowerment: It Used to Be Such a Nice Little Word. In it I described the differences in our view of the use of the words “engagement” and “empowerment.” I provided a bit of history around the concept of empowerment and a bit on how it […]

The Vector View on the Partnership Between Internal and External Practitioners

March 9th, 2016   •   Blog   •   no comments   

Vector Group_Working in Tandem_TheVectorView_blog A few years back two of us presented the topic of Working in Tandem: The Partnership Between Internal and External Practitioners at the International Conference and Exposition (ICE) for the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD now ATD). We saw a need then to more fully describe the relationship between […]

The Vector View on Collective Incompetence: The Real Truth About Organizations

March 9th, 2016   •   Blog   •   no comments   

Why do business executives accept mediocre performance and ignore the telltale signs of collective dysfunction (incompetence) within their own organization? There are too many in the business community including those in management and those working from the outside as consultants who wear blinders restricting their view to only individual or small group performance. This goes […]

Vector Group Grows: Jennifer Rudd Smith Joins Firm

March 9th, 2016   •   News   •   no comments   

Jennifer (Rudd) Smith just joined Vector Group, Inc. as a Senior Consultant. She brings over twenty years’ experience in Instructional Systems Design (ISD) with a depth of expertise in the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE design approach) of sales training and technical training along with delivery of other performance enhancement methods.