I hear a lot about managers being promoted without sufficient training. The theory is that people are pushed into management without first having the required skill sets. Anecdotally this might be true, but are there any empirical data that prove this approach is leading to a generation of underequipped managers?
—Skeptical in Services, Charlotte, North CarolinaRead More
The number of net new reps and advisors declined considerably during the first quarter; LPL’s CFO says swing to independent advice is a ‘longer-term trend.’Read More
Research firm Gartner warns that more than 70 percent of IT-dominated social media initiatives will fail by 2012. Here, social media veterans provide tips for launching effective social networks.Read More