Most managers now realize that one size does not fit all.Rather than rigidly adopting one management style, the pace of change in modern society demands a more flexible, dynamic approach to problem solving, goal setting and staying on-mission.
The shift in focus from “the work” to “the worker” began in the 1920s. TheBehavioral School of Management Theory sought to understand the human dimensions of work as a way to improve productivity and reduce worker turnover.
You can’t go to most social functions thesedays without being asked, “What do you do for a living?”"I’m a manager,” might be your usual response, but what does that really mean?A working definition of management can be “working with and through people to accomplish the objectives of both the organization and its members.”
Debate centering around these products involves whether technology is currently in place to achieve “virtual play,” and whether members will embrace this type of interactivity. The designers of the ICE Station and Sportwall must be confident of the technology’s capabilities to have planned its release.
Interactive fitness equipment is not new, it’s merely a part of an evolution that started 10 or more years ago. So I’m confused when discussion arises about whether the “new” interactive equipment will succeed. Debate about success or failure always arises when equipment that does something different is released, and logically so. But interactivity has been, and continues to be, in hot demand, and it should now be looked at as the next new profit center.