At school, they call it bullying. In corporate America, you might recognize it as executive hubris. The effect is the same: The person in charge shuts others down, leaving behind a demoralized culture. What makes some leaders do it?
As mobile technology advances, so does the art of networking. New mobile apps allow business professionals the opportunity to obtain and organize their business contacts like never before. Here are some good apps to try.
If the number of goal-tracking tools online is any indication, the Internet wants you to stick to your goals. Here are five of the best free goal-setting tools available today. Use them yourself, point employees to them or encourage managers to use them for their teams:
Well-written job descriptions supply the practical information on positions such as responsibilities, requirements and special attributes. But job descriptions also provide the language necessary to defend hiring, promotion and transfer decisions from discrimination claims.
Ever notice how you can say the same exact thing to two different people, and they each take the comment completely differently? The best managers know how to give feedback to different employees. Here are nine personality types and how to handle them:
We all can’t be the perfect project manager, but we can evaluate our own strengths and weaknesses against many of the qualities of great project managers. Use the following summary of those best-practices traits and qualities to rank your skills as a project manager.
Determining why employees leave is one key to taming turnover. Employers often use exit interviews to identify the answer. But departing employees are often uncomfortable opening up to management. Here’s an alternative: Conduct exit interviews using online surveys.
“If only I had a bigger budget (for my department or my company), all my problems would disappear.” You’ve likely had a similar thought at some point. But is it true? Great companies, and leaders, excel at finding a frugal path when solving problems.
Did you know Outlook will Spell Check your email before it goes out, even if you forget? Do you like the Reading Pane but don’t like items automatically marked “Read”? Don’t like those Desktop Alerts that display every time you receive a new email? Click on Tools, Options ...