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Articles by Garry Kranz

A Cure for the 'Been There, Done That' Syndrome

September 16, 2010
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Children's Hospital of Orange County in California rolls out another in a long line of initiatives to change employee culture. Will persistence pay off this time around?
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Study 'Zones' In on Leadership Development

September 15, 2010
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A strategic bottom-line focus remains a critical leadership trait, but it alone won't be sufficient in the evolving global economy, according to a recent study.
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Learning to Lead Amid Recession

July 27, 2010
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Despite financial pressures, some organizations remain committed to leadership training.
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Can Training Change Lifestyles

June 20, 2010
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Some companies with nonstandard work shifts are trying to help employees cope with challenges such as juggling job and family obligations.
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It's 'Game On' for Training in Virtual Worlds

June 7, 2010
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A new book depicts growing corporate support for using virtual worlds to deliver certain types of employee training.
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Tourism Training Takes Flight in Miami

May 13, 2010
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Miami International is one of the nation's busiest airports. As part of a major expansion, all employees who work on airport grounds in 2010 are required to master customer service, even if they clean toilets or shine shoes.
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Planned Cos. Sends Employees to the School of Growth

March 22, 2010
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Planned Cos. targets each segment of its workforce, including janitors, building managers and security professionals, for career growth with its school of professional development.
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More Firms Paying Mind to Mentoring

February 22, 2010
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Organizations are serious about the value of mentoring because it helps address their most pressing concern: figuring out how to capture and share key information as veteran leaders near retirement.
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Employee Engagement Workers Want FeedbackEven if It's Negative

February 18, 2010
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The best way to drive employee engagement is for managers to accentuate the positive in employee performance. The second best engagement approach is to focus performance discussions on employee weaknesses. Worst choice: Give no feedback at all.
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A Nonprofits Investments in Leadership Development Pay Off

January 22, 2010
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Virginia Blood Services believed it did a great job of teaching people how to manufacture blood components, but it wasn’t teaching technical people how to manage others. By committing resources to leadership development, the organization is bucking a national trend: a shortage of senior managers in nonprofits.
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