Entries by Orly S. Agawin

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Mekeni Food Corporation partners with OSA for their 2023 Leadership Team Building and Development Program

Bataan, Philippines – Mekeni Food Corporation partnered with OSA Training and Education to conduct their Sales Rally and Team Development Programs. Conducted on April 19, 2023, at the La Jolla Luxury Resort, MFC’s Executive Team, senior and team leaders attended the event, which was facilitated by OSA’s Chief Learning Architect, Orly S. Agawin, and was […]

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OSA leads ASCEI’s 2023 Team Building Exercise

Aklan, Philippines – Leaders, team members and partners from Ant Savvy Creatives and Entertainment, Inc. attended a teambuilding event on March 28, 2023, at the Savoy Hotel, Boracay to optimize cross-functional teams through collaboration and interdependence. The event’s objectives were to build trust among and across teams, apply collaborative communications in daily interactions, achieve shared […]

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LOCKDOWN ONLINE LEARNING SESSIONS # 2: Managing and Influencing Virtual Teams

April 13, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:30pm and 8:00pm to 9:30pm via Zoom.us COURSE OVERVIEW Probably by now, we have realized how the virtual workplace differs so greatly from a face-to-face work environment. As most of us abruptly transition to more remote working conditions, newer challenges in communications, capabilities and resources arise. And with the recent COVID-19 Outbreak, we […]

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LEADERSHIP: Building a Virtual Team Culture

The challenge for managers of multi-cultural teams is to build an atmosphere of camaraderie, mutual respect, effective communication, and productivity despite differing worldviews and physical environments. In essence, as a manager or team leader, you must take a disparate group of people and cultures, and developing culture that is a culmination of the best of […]

LEADERSHIP: Team Accountability in a Virtual Environment

How can you create accountability among the people in your virtual teams? Fortunately, there are many best practices from experienced virtual managers – working managers like yourself. Here are some of their practical suggestions. As you read this list, choose a few items that resonate with your situation, and try them out with your team. […]

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Why Job Security, Holidays and Benefits Aren’t Good Enough

One noted behavioral scientist, Frederick Herzberg, in his 2-Factor Motivation Theory (1959) made a distinction between job dissatisfaction and satisfaction. He argues that Satisfaction for an employee comes from truly motivating factors such as interesting and challenging work, utilization of one’s capabilities, opportunity to do something meaningful, recognition of achievements, and responsibility for one’s own work. Dissatisfaction […]