Some ideas on getting candid feedback: To verify whether you’re hearing the truth, put mechanisms in place such as ombudsmen, hotlines and surveys. To encourage open dialogue, have lunch with small groups of employees ...
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The chief purveyor of hip-hop culture saw opportunity everywhere, even in the earliest days of rap. “You’d be happy to work with somebody,” he says, “but nobody wanted to work with you.” Since then, Simmons has made millions launching businesses nobody else believed in across media, fashion and banking, all catering to an underserved market.
Most HR professionals assume that a warning letter isn’t an adverse employment action and therefore can’t be the basis for a lawsuit. And that’s largely true. But if the warning letter also mentions restrictions on how well the employee will be rated at evaluation time, there may be trouble.
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:
Question: What do you think will happen if a manager suggests that a female subordinate put on a bathing suit to attract new customers?
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.
Learning faster than your competitors can lead to a competitive advantage. So can changing faster than your competitors. What you learn has to be translated into change. And that suggests a continuous feedback loop of perceiving and change.