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.

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When interviewing job candidates, beware of giving too much weight to factors such as race, cultural background, age, level of education, religion and so on.
Tired of leading Monday morning staff meetings? Take these steps to wake up drowsy attendees and turn them into energetic participants.
So much for loyalty to a single employer.
If you manage someone who’s emotionally volatile and high strung, pay attention to how your personality reacts to theirs.
Wondering whether you’re in the right career?

Cut the conflict level

by on January 1, 1998 6:00pm
in Leaders & Managers

Sudden, explosive conflicts at work can ruin relationships in an instant. Although such blowups are usually rare, a far more common phenomenon is when a manager and an employee just don’t get along over time.
If an underlying tension exists between you and an employee, now’s the time to address it.
Praise her sincerely for some aspect of her work that usually gets overlooked.
On a new employee’s first day, don’t just shuffle him down a row of offices making quick introductions.
Here’s one question we often hear from readers: How do I get my employees to follow instructions without having to keep nagging them?
How to react to a number of uncomfortable situations in the workplace.
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