After an orientation, employees spend four to eight weeks training on the company's proprietary software. Then within their first 60 days, they attend a “welcome session,” hosted by CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Read More
How do we convince our management that top-down decision-making may be hurting our business?
—Indecisive on Decisions, software/services, Worcester, Massachusetts
Our organization is conflicted about certifications for coaches. The HR department wants to send our internal coaches/managers through a certification program, but upper management first wants to do a cost-benefit analysis. How do we make the case?
—No Playbook, logistics and transportation, Santa Barbara, California
In thinking about how to help groups think better, beware of ‘groupthink'.Read More
Business results were 21 percent higher among organizations whose senior leaders ‘very frequently' make an effort to coach others, according to the Bersin & Associates study.Read More
Recent research challenges the belief that co-CEO arrangements often fail.
Before championing the co-CEO management model, you may want to heed what's helped others.
I admit that one night at a hotel is not a lot to go on. And I may be a picky guest. But I think my one-day stay at Mandalay Bay may contain a lesson in workforce planning for the Vegas resort and other companies wrestling with uneven business demand.Read More
Vice president, Kelly Services' Outsourcing & Consulting Group, Troy, MichiganRead More