Is it finally time for businesses and organizations to quit worrying and fixating about employee engagement?Read more
Succession planning is most often successful when leadership development activities are focused on the people with the most potential.Read more
It is now time for all good consultants and vendors everywhere to jump on the performance management bandwagon.Read more
There was a time before job sites and social networks when hiring was done completely in the dark, and the hiring organization held all the cards. Nowadays job seekers use sites like Glassdoor and LinkedIn to not only search for job offers, but research the hiring company, compare average salaries, and get the inside scoop on culture from their social networks.Read more
In the never ending search to find and keep great talent, benefits are becoming a bigger and bigger piece of the puzzle.Read more
If you follow the dialogue model, you will have regular opportunities to give feedback — not just at performance evaluation time. However, it’s so important and so often not done that I want to address the consistent practice of feedback, separately and specifically.
As a manager, particularly as a CEO or general manager, you sometimes are going to be in the position of leading a group whose function you have no experience in, and frankly, don’t have a clue about!
Before I get to the specifics here, I want to say: This is OK.Read more
Why should companies concern themselves with diversity? Until recently, many managers answered this question with the assertion that discrimination is wrong, both legally and morally.
But today managers are voicing a second notion as well. A more diverse workforce, they say, will increase organizational effectiveness. It will lift morale, bring greater access to new segments of the marketplace, and enhance productivity.Read more
Even though he's been gone for nearly five years, there is still a great deal that we can learn from Steve Jobs.Read more