In an era of Casual Fridays and work-from-home colleagues, how can you maintain effective office communication in a changing business climate?
We’ll steer you through changes in business etiquette, and help you successfully navigate through the new realities of workplace conflict and office politics.
Over the past week or two Maria and Betty, your most experienced register jockey, have gotten into at least half a dozen arguments. You've determined that Betty and Maria are apparently fighting over a man. The information shocks you.
It's clear that you can require bank tellers and phone salespeople to speak fluent English. But can you make the same demand of a construction worker or dishwasher?
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Why does the world seem so full of spineless wimps who call themselves leaders?
Here’s what we mean: “I like to do things backwards, so I’m going to start with questions.
Take a few minutes to assess your people’s work environment.
The colder it is outside, the more layers of clothing you don to stay warm.
Sometimes, you need to provide lots of guidance to a newcomer who is tackling a task for the first time.
You know if you’re an alpha male: You stress out when you’re not in charge.
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A cross section of salaried employees took part in a planning session for a big chemical company in Tennessee. Marilyn was the least senior and least knowledgeable employee and the only woman in the group whose task was to figure out how to cut skyrocketing railroad-transport costs.