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.

When I screw up, which isn’t often, the worst part comes later.
Gain the respect and admiration of your employees by handling setbacks with aplomb.
“Stress is more intense the higher you go” in management, warns Mitchell Marks, an organizational psychologist, in The Wall Street Journal.
The way you delegate can boost morale or breed resentment.
In his office are photos of Farooq Kathwari and his family hiking the mountains of Kashmir, India. Kathwari grew up there, and his love of mountain climbing serves as a metaphor for his corporate ascent.
Tell temps how you’ll measure their success—in qualitative and quantitative terms—so they understand your basis for evaluation.
An angry employee complains that he never gets the best assignments.
More than a third of HR professionals say their work force includes more religions than just five years ago, according to a new survey from the Society for Human Resource ...
If you're not testing employees for drugs yet, some of your best excuses are going up in smoke. New testing devices are cheaper and less invasive than urine tests. Example: Products ...
You want to empower your employees. You’re just not sure how to tell who’s empowered and who isn’t.