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2016 Lessons Learned: A Year In Review, an I/O Perspective

Marc Prine | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Marc Prine

Sure, 2016 had some ups and some downs but there was a lot to learn.

Is HR missing out on the benefits of data?

Adi Gaskell | Posted 12.05.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

If awards were given out for the most disliked workplace ritual, I dare say the annual performance review would be up there among the front runners. ...

Bringing the Culture of Sustainability Management to Princess Cruise Lines

Steven Cohen | Posted 12.05.2016 | Green
Steven Cohen

On December 2, 2016, Katie Rogers of the New York Times reported that: "Princess Cruise Lines has pleaded guilty to seven felony charges and will pay...

How To Select The Best Assessment

David B. Nast | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Assessments can help you evaluate candidates, develop employees, and give you confidence and accuracy in the selection and development of talent that ...

The Single Most Important Question You Can Ask Your Employees

Jason Olsen | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Jason Olsen

As leaders, we are always looking for the right questions to ask our people. When our employees are faced with a challenge it's tempting to give them ...

The Worst Habit You Develop When Working Retail

Quora | Posted 12.01.2016 | Business

What are some bad habits that come with working retail? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are an...

Sculpting Fog: Managing Change via Innovation

David B. Nast | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

The workplace is rapidly changing. Globalization, millennials, mergers, acquisitions, regime changes, hyper growth, massive turnover, and technology...

Why Managers Can't Ignore That Post-Election Workplace Tension

Richard Greggory Johnson III | Posted 11.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Richard Greggory Johnson III

Ignoring the current tension would also be a missed opportunity when you have a chance to deepen understanding among Americans with different experiences and understandings of what is at stake right now. As a leader, it's your job to take the hard step, especially when it's one that comes with the potential for manifold benefits down the line.

Beware of Making Decisions

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

When companies must make decisions, there are many factors that contribute to the riskiness of the process. If the company is behaviorally young and f...

These Are 3 Reasons Not to Use Microsoft's New Outlook CRM Offering

Gene Marks | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

My ten-person company is a Microsoft Partner and a fan of Microsoft. We specialize in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). We sell their recently r...

Who needs performance reviews? (Hint: You do.)

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

If you work in HR or if you are a manager with direct reports, you have probably pondered these questions more than once: What is the purpose of perfo...

If You're A Hillary Supporter, This Is The Best Advice You'll Receive Today

Gene Marks | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Gene Marks

Your candidate lost, and you're really, really upset. You thought she was going to win. You believed in the polls, the pundits, the experts. You were...

Surviving the Cotswold Way: The Tough Mudder of Leadership Challenges

Susan Scott | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Susan Scott

I've championed long walks for leaders for years, have taken them myself and received glowing reports from those who did the same. This one, the one I...

Assume Positive Intent

Jae Ellard | Posted 11.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

It's easy to get hooked in our modern world. Meaning many times each day we feel resistance when conversations, outcomes, projects and meetings don't...

Keeping Corporate Innovation Alive

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.22.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The difference between market takers and market makers is not product innovation, it is business model innovation. To compete in the age of the custom...

How the Secretary of the US Air Force Builds Innovation through Diversity and Inclusion

Sanyin Siang | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Sanyin Siang

In this photo: Deborah James, Secretary of the US Air Force and Sanyin Siang at the 2016 Duke Women's Weekend. Deborah James, Secretary of the US A...

Employment: How to Deal with Employee Misconduct

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 11.09.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

The best way to deal with employee misconduct is to prevent it. However, that's not always possible, even if you have implemented extensive measures t...

How Having an MBA Shapes the Way I Do Business

Quora | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business

How has your MBA helped you in your career journey? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answer...

The Need For People Data

David B. Nast | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

People-related issues can tear apart a company, eroding even the most solid foundation built on the best products or services. On the talent acquisit...

Effectively Leading Teams After the Growth Subsides

Charles Edge | Posted 11.05.2016 | Business
Charles Edge

Building and growing an organization is fun! Doing so certainly comes with a unique set of challenges, but for the most part they're interesting and m...

The Long Tail of Leadership

Alex Budak | Posted 11.03.2016 | Impact
Alex Budak

One Billion Leaders For decades, centuries, and even millennia, our collective understanding of leadership has focused on the top 1% of individuals, ...

Can India's mega-conglomerate Tata Sons survive its leadership crisis?

The Conversation Global | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
The Conversation Global

Cyrus Mistry, in happier times. Reuters Ranjit Goswami, RK University It should have been a regular, business-as-usual board meeting at the iconic B...

Marching Your Firm to the Right Cadence

Janet Odgis | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Defining, maintaining, and refining a cadence is key to keeping a company "accountable and authentic to everyone it touches," according to the book "T...

Leadership Lessons from the Presidential Election

Daniel Horgan | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Daniel Horgan

As someone who studies leadership and looks for tangible examples of it in action, I have certainly had plenty to digest over the past several months ...

Why many companies are failing to unlock their future leaders' potential

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D. | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D.

Leadership is a major driver of organizational performance. The quality of a company's leaders determines employee engagement and productivity levels,...