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Stoking Performance Management Leadership

October 15, 2013
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We are currently engaged in the process of training all of our managers in the principles of exemplary leadership. To support this effort, we want to move away from a "control and compliance" approach to performance management. How do we redesign our tools to promote employee ownership, accountability, and commitment through a set of shared values and goals?

Culture Warrior, senior vice president human resources, financial/insurance/real estate, Sarasota, Florida


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Hey, Jealousy: Envy Blossoms Among In-House Workers

October 11, 2013
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Allowing some employees to telecommute may inspire resentment in those who aren’t allowed the privilege.
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Will This Change Our Culture?

October 1, 2013
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The point is that while experts have their processes and special methods, it is the leaders who determine their value and effectiveness.
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When Leaders Mean It

September 25, 2013
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As it’s long been said, talk is cheap and often in plentiful supply.
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Increasing Engagement Programs

September 16, 2013
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Engagement is not a priority for our organization. What can be done to increase the buy-in of senior leaders on the need for engagement programs?

—We Care: Execs Not So Much, talent coordinator, science and education, Denver, Colorado


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Two NHL Teams Look to Line Change for Workplace Culture

August 15, 2013
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2013 Game Changer: Brent Daily

August 11, 2013
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Founder/chief operating officer, RoundPegg, Boulder, Colorado
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Improving Customer Service

August 8, 2013
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How do we change the paradigm for customer service? Our goal is to instill in employees the core values of service quality, teamwork and accountability. I know there’s no easy path, but we need a few stepping stones to get started. Our aim is to develop competencies that describe these abstract behaviors and use them to measure performance.

—Stepping Stones Sought, software/services, Hyderabad, India


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Thoughts on the Global Workplace From Hanoi

August 2, 2013
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I heard that I would encounter different regional communication styles—one part of the audience would be open, direct and confrontational; the other would be attentive, agreeable and quiet.
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