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Archive for April, 2006

Right people for right jobs!

Posted by Sathyamurthy www.sathyamurthy.com on April 9, 2006


Put about 100 bricks in no particular order in a closed room with an open window. Then send 2 or 3 candidates in the room and close the door. Leave them alone and come back after 6 hours and then analyze the situation.

* If they are counting the bricks. Put them in the Accounts department.

* If they are recounting them. Put them in auditing.

* If they have messed up the whole place with the bricks. Put them in engineering.

* If they are arranging the bricks in some strange order. Put them in planning.

* If they are throwing the bricks at each other. Put them in operations.

* If they are sleeping. Put them in reception

* If they have broken the bricks into pieces. Put them in information technology.

* If they are sitting idle. Put them in human resources.

* If they say they have tried different combinations, yet not a brick has been moved. Put them in sales.

* If they have already left for the day. Put them in marketing.

* If they are staring out of the window. Put them on strategic planning.

* If they are talking to each other and not a single brick has been moved. Congratulate them and put them in top management!

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