Fun and love can lead to profits

Fun and love can lead to profits

Studies have proved that money is not the most important factor in employee motivation.

By DR FRANCIS FONDO

When the September 11 terrorist attacks took place in 2001, the American airline traffic tumbled by 20 per cent. The Industry went into a crisis mode. Airlines began to borrow money to cover cash drains arising from the reduced passenger traffic to the tune of USD3 million to USD8 million daily. Flights were cancelled and employees were laid off. Deliveries of new planes on order were cancelled as bankruptcy came knocking on the doors of every airline.

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Leader with an eye for entrepreneurship

Leader with an eye for entrepreneurship

When First Lady Margaret Kenyatta shared her vision about plans to use mobile trucks in the Beyond Zero campaign, Rita Kavashe, Managing Director General Motors EA Ltd quickly conceptualised the idea and delivered in three weeks.

By MURUGI NDWIGA

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