Our goal at PFCS is to do AWESOME work for our clients, but not have to beat the hell out of everyone to get it. All employees want to feel appreciated and that they are an important piece of the puzzle. Providing tools to complete our tasks is important, but providing respect and appreciation is vital and is the foundation of PFCS.
“The One Minute Manager” is a parable about a young man who searches the world over to find a good manager to mentor him and finally finds "The One Minute Manager" who teaches him three secrets: One Minute Goals, One Minute Praising, and One Minute Reprimands.
An organizational maturity model is a relatively new (1990s) tool to evaluate whether or not a human organization can reliably and predictably accomplish its' objectives. Models typically have 3 to 5 levels of maturity. As with humans, age is not closely tied to maturity level.