Managing Employees

The Leading Cause of Corporate Calamity Is Leaders Who Don't Listen
Managing Employees

The Leading Cause of Corporate Calamity Is Leaders Who Don't Listen

Organizations that encourage open communication thrive, while those that discourage employees from speaking up are surprised by avoidable problems.
Rob Bogosian and Christine Casper
5 Situations When Your Only Alternative Is to Fire the Employee
Discipline

5 Situations When Your Only Alternative Is to Fire the Employee

Rarely does a single mistake or missed goal merit firing but an employee who refuses to change harmful patterns has to go.
Anna Johansson
Lessons a Leader Learned Working the Late Shift
Leadership Accountability

Lessons a Leader Learned Working the Late Shift

Every employee is part of the team, including the ones leaders seldom see.
Marty Fukuda
4 Tips for Managing Multiple Locations of Your Business
Managing Employees

4 Tips for Managing Multiple Locations of Your Business

Know what your employees are up to, but also let them know that you care.
David Allerby
The Bruce Jenner Story and the Crisis of Identity at Work
Faith

The Bruce Jenner Story and the Crisis of Identity at Work

Business leaders need to understand individual crises within their workforce and work to limit judgment and shame.
Sandi Krakowski
Why Tesla Employees Fear Elon Musk, According to One of the Company's Co-Founders
Elon Musk

Why Tesla Employees Fear Elon Musk, According to One of the Company's Co-Founders

Working under a leader that's as eccentric, brilliant and intense as Musk is sure to come with its fair share of challenges and benefits.
Lisa Eadicicco
Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Make Reducing Workplace Stress a Priority
Emotional Intelligence

Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Make Reducing Workplace Stress a Priority

Leaders are wise to pay attention to how their team bears up to the demands of the job. Different people respond and cope differently to stress.
Daphne Mallory
How to Manage Employee Trial Periods for a Virtual Team
Virtual Teams

How to Manage Employee Trial Periods for a Virtual Team

Introducing new team members into a virtual organization has its challenges so by creating a well-designed probationary period, you can ensure the fit is right -- for both the employee and the company.
David and Carrie McKeegan
The Fine Line Between What You Do and Don't Owe Employees
Managing Employees

The Fine Line Between What You Do and Don't Owe Employees

As their employer, here are four things you are expected to give to your workers, and four you aren't.
Andre Lavoie
Employees Are Happier at Work, But Plan to Quit Anyway
Employee Retention

Employees Are Happier at Work, But Plan to Quit Anyway

Record numbers of people like their jobs, but think they'd like a different one even better.
Anne Fisher
Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone
Managing Employees

Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone

Nearly 14 percent of the company's workforce accepted buyouts following its move to 'Holacracy' in 2013.
Richard Feloni
Never Lose Your Overachiever Culture
Motivation

Never Lose Your Overachiever Culture

It might seem counterintuitive, but self-imposed limitations can unlock magic when applied properly to a team, a product or the business as a whole.
Nick Francis
Unhappy Workers Cost the U.S. Up to $550 Billion a Year (Infographic)
Infographics

Unhappy Workers Cost the U.S. Up to $550 Billion a Year (Infographic)

Investing money in improving company culture is often seen as frivolous. But it shouldn't be.
Catherine Clifford