The Results Are In: Bad Leadership Is Contagious Forbes In past Zenger Folkman research we've demonstrated that a great leader can have powerfully positive effects on an organization: decreasing turnover of team members and greatly increasing...
According to a survey published this month by Right Management, 83% of employees said they are actively seeking a new position for 2014. Gallup’s State of the American Workplace study earlier this year found that 70% of workers are not engaged or actively disengaged and emotionally disconnected from their workplaces, and thus less likely to be productive. Gallup’s research also finds that engagement is strongly connected to business outcomes essential to an organization’s financial success.
Here are three workplace trends that are likely to keep employees engaged and retained in 2014:
The Guardian How to beat the female leadership stereotypes The Guardian The explanation is usually psychological: both women and men unconsciously view men as leaders and women as followers, so that when a woman is promoted to senior leadership,...
A common answer is that the system is to blame — dealing with corporate bureaucracy pulls us away from our role as a manager of others, and it doesn’t reward us for being good at that job either. The few that succeed do so despite, not because of, the rules and procedures within which they work.
A second view is that there is a form of knowing-doing gap — managers know they should be delegating more and giving credit to others, but they struggle to do so because their default behavioural setting is one of control and self-promotion.
Julian Birkinshaw from London Business School examines innovative approaches to seeing the world through the eyes of your employees.
A growing number of 'intrapreneurs' are trying to transform businesses from the inside. Maggie De Pree and Alexa Clay share tips for shifting the system (How does Gandhi's quote "Be the change you want to see in others" relate to #intrapreneurship?
Do you ever find yourself buried deep in a project, overwhelmed by the details, and not knowing where to go next? Or other times, when you are working with a team, do you walk away feeling like it was 3 parts drama and 1 part progress?