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Qualcomm Goes Outside the Family

March 9, 2014
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Amid speculation that Microsoft might poach its president, Qualcomm promoted Steve Mollenkopf, for the first time selecting a CEO from outside a founding family.
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How Much Love Should We Show for Our Temporary Workers?

February 25, 2014
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We’re hearing more people talk about engagement for contractors and temporary staff, or contingency labor. While this sounds great in theory, how plausible is it? And does it carry the same weight as engaging our direct hires?

 — Enough Worries, project manager, architectural manufacturing, Memphis


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Can Low-Potential Workers Become High-Potentials?

February 25, 2014
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I’m wondering about strategies to turn low-potential employees into high potentials. How often is this done and are there any best practices?

What About the Also-Rans? OD specialist, software/systems, Washington, D.C.


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How Do We Develop a New Generation?

February 11, 2014
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Our company soon must replace a number of senior-level boomers nearing retirement. How do we develop younger high potentials to take over as senior executives? Does it take a different approach than we used in years past?

— Our Future Is Our Past, senior organizational development officer, financial services, Gaithersburg, Maryland


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Action Tips for Values-Based Leaders

February 11, 2014
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Leaders' their vision begins with the organization’s overall mission and the values that will drive how team members work, treat one another and serve their markets or consumers year after year.


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Intuition and Decisions

February 11, 2014
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In business, as in life, relying on intuition alone is not healthy. Yet, neither is a work culture or work process devoid of intuitive recognition.
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You, Biased? No, It’s Your Brain

February 9, 2014
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Research by a cadre of scientists during the past decade points to a troubling fact: Eliminating bias is far more difficult than once thought.
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People Moves, February 2014

February 9, 2014
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Katherine O’Brien tapped as CHRO at New York Life Insurance; Ashley Goldsmith to CHRO at Workday; Lisa Connell to executive director of HRPA.
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Tasty Careers Without Cubicles Are Brewing

February 9, 2014
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Craft brewing has enjoyed a renaissance since then-President Jimmy Carter signed a bill in 1978, and employment in the industry is bubbling, too.
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How Do We Choose From Similar Candidates?

January 30, 2014
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Our leadership team is looking at several managers for potential promotion. All the candidates are good, but we can only promote one. There isn’t a great deal to separate them — each person has assets and deficits. Since the margin of difference is small, what can we do to make sure we make the right choice? — Talent Scout, director of development, electronics, Scottsdale, Arizona


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