Leaders & Managers

From the nitty gritty of daily management to addressing your aspirations of leadership, this section for leaders & managers tells you how to make strong leadership decisions, build effective teams, delegate and stay above the everyday management muddle.

Get tips, strategies, tool and advice on: performance reviews, preventing workplace violence, best-practices leadership, team building, leadership skills, people management and management training.

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If you hold all your positive comments for year-end appraisals, employees will have to travel a long distance on just one tank of praise.
When Jay Gould joined American Standard in 2012 as CEO, he faced a liquidity crisis. Draining cash, the once-venerable plumbing company was on the brink of collapse. To boost morale, Gould gave the company’s 5,500 employees a larger purpose.
Tele­­commuting can offer employers some potential advantages, but successful management of off-site employees takes some special consideration.

In most manufacturing plants, a supervisor oversees the work of a few dozen people. But at General Electric’s jet engine facility in Durham, N.C., more than 300 employees report to the plant manager. These 300+ people thrive in self-directed work teams.

To raise money for GLIDE, a social service institution working to alleviate human suffering and poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area, famed investor Warren Buffett is offering the chance to sit down with him for a midday meal.
Cross-training—the process of having employees learn coworkers’ jobs—is an excellent way to boost productivity and develop employees’ skills.
The Innovator’s Path introduces business readers to thought leader Madge M. Meyer’s unique cross-cultural perspective on corporate innovation.
To ensure a positive feedback session, do not hand out your evaluation ahead of time. Instead, hold it until the meeting and go over each section with the employee.
Is your organization truly ethical from the ground up? If employees are acting unethically, it can lead to drains on your budget, employee morale and team productivity.
People exhibit passive aggressive behavior in many ways—for example, muttering during meetings, doing things behind others’ backs, or not adhering to deadlines or commitments. Managing those behaviors can be challenging, as they are often not presented directly to you.
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