Posts Tagged ‘operations’

Generalist or Specialist?

There is an ongoing debate as to whether a business should hire those who are generalist or those who are specialist. Here are a few thoughts on that.


A generalist is a person with a diverse base of knowledge. They are sometimes viewed as not being particularly strong in any one area, although they would obviously be stronger in some areas than others. While I am sure there are some who fit that mold, my belief is that the role they fill often distorts our perception of Read the rest of this entry »


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