|Our Broader Purpose
|Transition Manager's Creed
||Everyone should be familiar with this statement of our philosophy and practice. It's
the fundmental reason for why we do what we do.
|MG Taylor Vision and Mission
||This is a statement of how MG Taylor as an organization works to fulfill the Transition
|Working DesignShops Together
|Typical Knowledge Worker Orientation
||Another wonderful article by Chip Saltsman that describes one design for pre-DesignShop
KWorker orientation session. Includes the minute-by-minute design and the text of
|The Buddy System in DesignShops
||A great idea for weathering the high intensity, long hour demands of a DesignShop.
Highly recommended reading for all!
|Getting Started in the Network
|Enterprise of One
||This is an introductory article to help networkers realize that as independent contractors
they should diversify their client portfolio and not rely too much on MG Taylor work
for their total income. Doing outside work also brings valuable new information and
perspectives into the network.
||If you're new to the network you should join our web-based marketplace of knowledge
workers. For more information on KnetWeb, contact Russ
|Technology Standards for the Network
||To increase your usefulness and skill in the network you should consider equipping
yourself with software from this list.
|Guidelines for DesignShop KreW
||Some general statements about facilitative behaviors in a DesignShop. Read these
if you're looking at your first DesignShop, or your hundred-and-first!
||Did you know that you have 10 days after a DesignShop to submit expenses to ensure
that they will be paid? Read about these and other guidelines here.
|Knowledge Worker Requirements for Reporting
|The Role of Process Facilitator in DesignShops
||If you've been called upon to be a Process Facilitator, learn the process and procedures
from the pros in this series of articles based on Frances Gillard's recent experience
at the new Cambridge Management Center.
|The Conduct of a Sponsor Session
||Chip Saltsman's description of a fairly complex sponsor session held before a major
DesignShop. Process Facilitators are now responsible for attending and supporting
|Responsibilities of KreW Leads in DesignShops
||There are all sorts of tasks that need to be done in a DesignShop. These are grouped
into areas like Environment, Documentation, Physical Production, and Music. Usually
a single individual is selected to be the single point of information and chief facilitator
for each of these areas. If you've been tapped for one of these roles, read these
articles to get a sense of what to expect.