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.

How to confront several uncomfortable scenarios at work
An interview with Randy Komisar, a "virtual CEO" who helps run numerous companies at one time
To gain a reputation as an attentive manager, insert at least one probe into every important conversation with an employee.
Say, “I’d like to find out why you handle this differently from the way your colleagues do it.”
If you try to teach employees at their desks or in a sterile training room, you face an uphill battle.
Your chances of winning a job discrimination lawsuit just took a tumble. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that workers don't need direct evidence ...
Continental Airlines followed a detailed attendance policy with machinist Kevin McGuire. He first got verbal and written warnings, then was fired. McGuire contested ...
If your employees dread delivering bad news in person, they may call you instead. By accepting what they say with relative calm, you encourage them to reveal more information and propose solutions.
What to do if you have been left largely idle at work
When you’ve got momentum, you can get more work done in less time—and feel exhilarated.