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.

Leaders can say a lot about how much they value their people by undertaking some physical act of labor.
Dan Wieden launched his advertising career in the basement of a union hall in Portland, Ore., with nothing more than a pay phone and a borrowed typewriter, on which he tapped out a slogan: “Just do it.”
Negative team members are like poison. Left unchecked, they corrode morale through the ranks. They can take many forms, including:
If it ain’t broke, blow it up. That’s the legacy that General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt inherited ... so that’s what he’s doing.
Alexander the Great became one of the most accomplished generals in history, creating a huge empire through a mix of intelligence, humanity and courage.
The notion that people could fly remained the gold standard of impossibility right up until the Wright brothers actually did it.
Do people pitch ideas to you that they think they want you to hear? Or do they present ideas they really want to put into practice?
Your best defense against a hostile environment claim is proof that you took quick and effective steps to stop the hostility. But courts won't look kindly on your efforts if you ...
OSHA is pushing more information to Hispanics about workplace safety and their rights as whistle-blowers on your company's safety violations.
OSHA recently added new sections to its Web site, including ...
THE LAW. While no federal law re-quires your organization to write job descriptions for each employee, it's a wise legal move that most employers follow. When drafting job descriptions ...