5 Conversations Every Manager Needs to Have
By Kris Duggan
As companies shift toward a mindset of more frequent dialogue with -- and feedback from -- employees, here are five conversation models for managing ongoing performance development.
Bringing Out the Best in Teams
Specialized military units offer lessons on the importance of choosing and coaching team members, given the "complex and chaotic problem sets" found on both the battlefield and in the boardroom.
5 Performance-Management Trendsetters
By Kris Duggan
Organizations that have found a way to create dialogue that inspires change and progress between managers and their employees deserve to be emulated. Here are five companies that stand out for their progressive performance-management processes.
Changing the Channel
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
Former HR leader Fred Knowles left behind a career that included stops at Under Armour and Capital One and ended up making a sitcom starring Ed Asner.
Who Drives Change In Your Organization?
By Deborah Brecher
Business unit leaders, who often sit unnoticed between the C-suite and team leadership, play the most significant role in implementing change, delivering business benefits and ensuring high levels of sustained business performance, according to Accenture data.
Condensing the Workday
By Maura C. Ciccarelli
An entrepreneur and author talks about how he enabled his employees to "hack" their workday to find better, faster, smarter and easier ways to get things done.