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How Do We Teach New Supervisors That It's OK to Be Assertive?

February 15, 2012
I am a new supervisor really struggling with what seems like a simple problem. How do I suggest assertiveness training to other new managers without coming across as demeaning? I want to make it part of annual reviews, but am not sure this is the best approach. —My Tongue Is Tied, product administrator, services, Seal Beach, California
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Ready for the Next New Deal?

November 29, 2011
Don't be surprised if the U.S. decides to launch the Next New Deal in the next few years. And if it does, will your company be prepared for a tighter labor market and renewed growth?
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How Do We Sustain High Motivation?

November 29, 2011
What strategies are effective for ensuring employees remain motivated during the recession (critical since companies are asking them to do more work with fewer resources)? —Bad Feeling Coming On, software services, California
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How Do We Turn Engineers Into Managers?

November 29, 2011
We have terrific engineers who are highly skilled and highly motivated. When it comes to leadership, however, most do a lousy job making the transition. This is despite the fact that we offer established leadership programs. Is there anything we can do differently? —Engineering a change, organizational development specialist, manufacturing, North Carolina
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