Category Archives: For Employers

The 12 types of bosses

Editor’s note: Geoffrey James is a business journalist writing for Inc.com, Boston. There are 12 types of bosses, each with a different management style. Everyone needs a field guide to identify which type of boss they’ve got and how to … Continue reading

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Why Six Sigma may stifle innovation

Editor’s note: Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, author of Lear or Die: Using science to build a leading-edge learning organization and Batten executive-in-residence at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.   Dell. 3M. Motorola. General … Continue reading

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11 tips for connecting with other women in business

Editor’s note: Nancy D. O’Reilly is a clinical psychologist, an author of Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life and founder of Women Connect4Good, Inc. Competing with other women is out. Connecting with other women to … Continue reading

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How to communicate employee survey results

Editor’s note: Hilary Write is marketing manager at Quantum Workplace. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Communicating employee survey results: 10 do’s and don’ts.” The first step of following up after … Continue reading

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Using surveys to attract and retain top employees

Editor’s note: David Miller is an educational researcher and contributing author with ProProfs, New York. The employment landscape is changing. Millennials are different from previous generations in many ways, including not only their digital skills but also the expectations they … Continue reading

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8 steps to surviving the tech tsunami

Editor’s note: Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, author of Lear or Die: Using science to build a leading-edge learning organization and Batten executive-in-residence at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. You know technology is … Continue reading

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Creating an engaging work environment

Editor’s note: Tore Haggren is senior vice president, voice of the employee at market research vendor Confirmit, San Francisco. It’s no surprise that the attitude of your employees has a direct correlation to the productivity and success of your business. … Continue reading

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Business etiquette from coast to coast

Editor’s note: Margaret Page is founder and CEO of Etiquette Page Enterprises, a Western Canadian training organization, and author of The Power of Polite, Blueprint for Success and Cognito Cards – Wisdom for Dining & Social Etiquette. If you have … Continue reading

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Nine habits you can do without in 2015

Editor’s note: Geoffrey James is a business journalist writing for Inc.com, Boston. The New Year is an excellent time to expunge work habits that irritate coworkers and make you less effective. Achieving success requires more than just doing the right … Continue reading

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5 ways to override the lazy brain and save your company

Editor’s note: Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, author of Lear or Die: Using science to build a leading-edge learning organization and Batten executive-in-residence at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. Humans are lazy thinkers. … Continue reading

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