Category: Media Column – DailyFT
Only a handful of Sri Lankan companies have been in existence for over 100 years. However, for 144 consecutive years (through two world wars and many local show stoppers), the Royal-Thomian has been played. On the verge of the 144th encounter, we reflect on what organisations can learn from the Royal-Thomian.
White Collar Crime
The excessive focus on KPIs tends to mask management productivity, which is rarely measured. Consequently, managers have mastered the art of:
What drives leaders?
The ‘feel good’ of being recognisedSincerely wanting to accomplish something worthwhilePerks and privileges – the legitimate ones‘Hunger’ for power, inflated egosAbility to abuse power – for personal gainsLogical career progression – in the ‘day job’Nepotism i.e. family pressure to take over the ‘business’ Which ‘caps’ fit you?