Brent Misso

Brent Misso

Business Owner
Brent Misso has taught at the University of Wisconsin, Arizona State and Oregon State and worked in organizational development and training in the tech sector. His firm, EBM Research and Systems, helps people to learn and work better with other humans and systems technologies.
How the Advice of the Past Can Save Us Now
Leadership

How the Advice of the Past Can Save Us Now

On the 60th anniversary of Peter Drucker's business classic, its concepts are still debated along with W. Edwards Deming's quality circles.
The Bullwhip Effect and Your Supply Chain
Suppliers

The Bullwhip Effect and Your Supply Chain

Consider an old stock trader's approach to taming volatility.
The Data-Driven Company That Accomplished Very Little
Decision-making

The Data-Driven Company That Accomplished Very Little

Yet another study becomes a postponing tactic. Consider if your organization calls for additional research as a stalling maneuver or image preservation.
Ever Had a Boss Who Seemingly Thrived on Endless Chaos?
Leadership

Ever Had a Boss Who Seemingly Thrived on Endless Chaos?

Erratic leaders, who mandate frequent deadlines but constantly change course, net few results save for finger-pointing.
When It Comes to Change, Being Small Is Enviable
Change

When It Comes to Change, Being Small Is Enviable

Having a corporate structure can hurt the implementation of new processes.
People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them
Growth Strategies

People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them

Companies need to take a hard look at how they view employees, even after they find new jobs.