RSS icon

Top Stories

Corporate Culture

Holiday Parties Say a lot About Your Workplace Culture … for Good and for Bad

December 13, 2012
Comments (0)
This case, however, holds a deeper lesson about corporate culture and your workplace. If your company has a culture of condoning sexual harassment, no policy, and no amount of training, will render your holiday parties (or any workday, for that matter) safe.
Read More

Fifty Shades of a Holiday Bonus

December 11, 2012
Comments (0)
How one CEO Santa shows the way to a cheerier future for companies and workers thanks to an erotic book trilogy.
Read More

How to Do Diversity Training Right

December 10, 2012
Comments (0)
Most diversity programs only focus on the experiences of women and people of color, and there is rarely any role for white men beyond making them feel guilty, an expert says.
Read More

Private Equity Firms Can Improve People Management

December 7, 2012
Comments (0)
While horror stories exist, in some cases private equity takeovers can lead to healthy updates to management methods and practices.
Read More

We Are Beset by Shoddy Attendance. Should We Fire Everyone and Recruit New Workers?

December 6, 2012
Comments (0)
In the last year we have had an influx of new hires who are either unable to come to work on time or call in to report that they won't be coming to work. We have a firm policy on attendance and timeliness and terminate after several warnings. How should we address this issue in a way that reinforces the importance of timeliness? Are other companies having this problem? Should we just begin firing people and start the recruitment process all over again? —Fed Up, business services, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Read More

Drama Discussions a Drag for Workers and a Bother for Bosses

December 4, 2012
Comments (0)
Of the nearly 300 corporate executives, managers and employees who took a recent survey, nearly 40 percent said sex and relationships were the most taboo workplace topic.
Read More

The 'Naked Organization' Gets Nakeder

November 20, 2012
Comments (0)
Leaders at Big Blue and elsewhere could blush a deep pink if Tom Vines is correct about where performance management, crowdsourcing and social media are heading.
Read More