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.

Many managers resist delegating work. Here are the questions we hear most often: Is it enough to delegate spot tasks? Or should I delegate ongoing assignments? It’s not an either-or proposition. Do both.
If you’re managing a difficult worker, write down specific problem behaviors.

Show you're decisive

by on February 1, 2000 5:30pm
in Leaders & Managers

Even if you’re not inclined to make snap decisions, act as if you’re ready to call the shots.

Exceed Expectations

by on February 1, 2000 5:30pm
in Leaders & Managers

When sharing your results, begin with the initial company expectation and show how you exceeded it.
Use budgeting to advance your corporate goals and motivate your employees.
Consider your audience before you resort to trendy management terms.
Promoting lower-level employees to supervisory roles, even if it's on a temporary or "acting" basis, can backfire if you fail to educate them on their new legal responsibilities. That's what happened ...
The Export-Import Bank reassigned several employees in the early 1990s, and Regina Brown wasn't happy about it. The 50-year-old black senior loan officer filed suit, claiming her transfer to what ...
If you were watching the U.S. Labor Department last month, you might have whiplash from its quick turnaround on policy guidance regarding an employer's responsibility for the safety of employee home ...
The lessons of Lynne McClure's book, Risky Business, on violence in the workplace.