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.

Yo, future CEOs. Peter Drucker would like a word with you.
Jack wants one more promotion— to group leader—before he retires.You sympathize with Jack's desire, but you just don't think he's cut out for management ...
Issue: Managers often unwittingly put your organization at risk when terminating someone. Risk: One wrongful-termination lawsuit or discrimination ...
Yes, leadership is more about what you do than what you say. But it’s also about what you say … and how you say it.
Managers can learn a lot from other managers’ mistakes. Here are two recent court cases that show how seemingly small errors can come back to hurt the organization:   Don’t go easy on disabled workers. At evaluation time, some supervisors wrongly take the easy way out, glossing over an employee’s poor performance and refusing to […]
Poker is back in vogue, and not just among middle-age men. As many as 80 million Americans now play the deceptively simple card game of strategy, cunning and luck.

If employees wear inappropriate clothes to work, express your concern in a firm-but-diplomatic fashion.

Notify staff if you're tracking them via GPS.

 

Cross-dressing at work isn't protected by law.


Silence pay-related complaints with wise words.

The U.S. government is funneling more money than ever to small businesses.

Your big-company competitors are doing much more this year to register employees to vote and encourage them to go to the polls.