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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Soften the Blow for Those Not Chosen for Promotions

May 4, 2007
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We are currently offering two internal promotional opportunities, and six candidates have put their names forward. As well as taking into account performance, we will be testing technical knowledge and conducting interviews. We intend to give each candidate detailed feedback. However, how do we soften the blow for the unsuccessful applicants? I know some people have set their hearts on the promotion, but ultimately, four people will be disappointed.
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How to Fire Up the Troops

April 29, 2007
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‘Hot Spot’ Rules

April 16, 2007
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During your career at work you will encounter situations when the inspiration is flowing. Colleagues chip in with great ideas. There is a real feeling of teamwork, a genuine spirit of collaboration and progress. I label such moments ‘Hot Spots.’
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One More View of March Madness

March 20, 2007
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iOffice-i Training

March 16, 2007
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Management truisms seem to come up on just about every episode of NBC's The Office .
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Why Is Customer Service So Bad?

March 14, 2007
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Overcome Line Managers&#8217; Reluctance to Perform HR Tasks

March 8, 2007
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of devolving human resource management to line managers? Our line managers don’t seem to appreciate this relationship.
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Are Your Executives Sabotaging Your Strategy

March 7, 2007
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CEOs face tremendous obstacles in generating strong internal commitment to their plans. Even the senior management team is often not truly committed to the CEO's strategy.
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