Managing People at Work

If there is one thing that takes a team off of its focus or its ability to innovate, it is conflict. Yet conflict is unavoidable. It’s part of the human dynamics of people working together. How a manager approaches conflict can elevate a team’s performance and increase its ability to produce results. Here are the three best ways to deal with team conflict.

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Here’s how a manager can encourage passion and cooperation in employees.

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You may already be familiar with Kayak, a website to find deals on hotels and flights. If, however, you haven’t checked out the Kayak app, you’re missing out on some tools that can help you plan your travels and stay informed on the go.

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Does bullying occur at your office? What can managers do when they become aware of bullying? Brad Karsh, president of JB Training Solutions and co-author of Manager 3.0: A Millennial’s Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management, offers the following tips.

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Ready to inspire greatness in your team? Leadership expert Mark Hopkins believes success starts with creating a personal vision.

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Sixty-three percent of HR managers surveyed by Robert Half said their company had used video to handle part of the interview process. But does the technology deliver the same insights you capture in person, or are video interviews an operational shortcut that leaves questions on the table? Considerations when conducting video interviews:

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Managers are usually adept at handling small teams, but as companies develop and grow, you need to be ready to lead larger groups.

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At some point during your career, if not already, you’ll be invited to brief senior-level executives (or a board of directors) on your team’s initiatives and activities. Here’s how to make a favorable impression before this tough crowd:

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For managers, negotiation comes with the territory. You may have to negotiate with employees to improve performance, with clients about contracts, or with senior management on department goals. Here are four principles for successful negotiations:

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Sixty-two percent of U.S. workers say they would be more motivated if their employers made an effort to improve workplace surroundings, reports Ambius, an interior design company.

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