Management truisms seem to come up on just about every episode of NBC's The Office .Read More
What are the advantages and disadvantages of devolving human resource management to line managers? Our line managers don’t seem to appreciate this relationship.
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.Read More
We use performance management scores to calculate the amount of merit pay an employee receives. Instead of focusing on development, my managers focus on the distribution of their merit dollars and staying within budget. I want to separate the two processes: performance management with a focus on developing people, merit raises based on an employee’s contributions to our business success. How do I proceed?
In his new book, Know-How: The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform From Those Who Don’t , Ram Charan defies traditional notions about leadership. It’s no longer enough for leaders to just be charismatic and courageous to succeed. Instead, they need to hone their skills to address the needs of their organizations. Charan recently spoke to Workforce Management staff writer Jessica Marquez about his perspective.Read More
Increased engagement among airport transportation security officers helped achieve an efficient launch to the holiday travel season, despite the challenges posed by recent changes in carry-on restrictions, according to the Transportation Security Administration.Read More
Kelly survey says 66 percent of women and 62 percent of males are happy or very happy with their job; Sibson reports that career satisfaction dropped from 61 percent in 2003 to 41 percent this year.Read More