It has been 70 years since the first executive MBA program emerged. Will the 'return on investment' question ever get answered?Read More
As it’s long been said, talk is cheap and often in plentiful supply.Read More
A 16-week academy for leaders holds key to future growth, company officials say.Read More
We have implemented lean-management and it has worked well for us. It is strongly supported and maintained. We are a print company of 40 people. How much time per week should we spend keeping tabs on our lean-management processes?
—Staying Lean, publishing/communications, Onalaska, Wisconsin
Today, we focus on distributing Codes of Conduct, policies, check-the-box learning and other communications to prevent compliance and ethical disasters. Bud Krogh's message suggests we give greater emphasis to basic leadership and citizenship, not just rote standards. Read More
Although the toolmaker does not use the event to directly recruit students, the hope is that some of the participants will consider manufacturing careers. A larger goal is to help usher in a 'renaissance in manufacturing' in the United States by immersing them in the details of the industry.Read More
We should be considering how to make sure that all of our learning methods address conceptual resistance if we want our investment in education and talent to yield the best results, which is to prevent, detect and correct problems before they lead to workplace disasters.Read More
A recent Aberdeen research report found that companies are including assessment tools in their efforts to identify high-potential talent, to develop workers' interpersonal and leadership skills and to set performance goals for their staff.Read More
My company underwent a recent merger that created a need for new managers. Our organizational structure also is changing to run much flatter. The newly merged organization is looking for a way to identify candidates for the new management jobs. Historical data on performance either is lacking or not available. How do we go about the task of assessing which employees to interview for the management roles?
— Data Blackout, organizational development specialist, manufacturing, Teaneck, New Jersey
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