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One important way to judge your success as a manger is by the success of your employees. An effective manager isn’t just a boss who can extract the most productivity from his people, but the one who produces great future managers. How can you be sure that under your leadership managers will blossom?

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If you’ve taken the trendy paths to “manage” the knowledge within your team or organization, give up. The corporate knowledge-management model has gone bust, largely because it’s based on a publishing model: Somebody extracts information from people and puts it in writing.

Changing an employee's problem behavior is always a challenge, but it's almost impossible if we resort to disciplinary action before understanding the problem. Take this quiz and find out how quickly you turn to discipline — and if that's too quickly.
Sabrina, one of your newer and younger but better workers, has been absent twice this winter. Neither time did she call to alert you, as the company's "snow day" policy requires. Now you're supposed to dock her a day's pay and put a counseling note in her personnel file. But you don't want to ...
Consider these two scenarios:
1. At the suggestion of a project manager, your organization starts an employee committee to provide workers a voice in safety issues. Management and the safety ...

If you're still handling payroll yourself, you know it's time consuming and prone to errors. So here's some good news: A new crop of online payroll services are popping up and—no coincidence—the costs are dropping fast.

If your company offers a retirement plan, the federal government says you must retain a "fiduciary responsibility" over those employee accounts.

Issue: The recent slow growth in HR pay hikes picked up speed in 2003. Benefit: Stronger pay growth nationwide gives you more bargaining power in your shop ... or on ...
Issue: HR's uniqueness makes it difficult to tap others within your organization for brainstorming, problem-solving, etc. Benefits: Joining or forming a network of HR pros can give you valuable sounding ...
Are you ready to motivate your people? Not if you aren't motivated yourself. If you feel like you're dragging yourself through the workday, your people are going to pick up on your lack of energy and enthusiasm. And that's the last thing you need. Take this quiz and see how you handle some common demotivators for managers.
If employees' on-site amorous actions are making you or their co-workers uncomfortable, don't be afraid to tell the lovebirds to withhold their romance for more private, off-premise moments. Courts will likely ...