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With fewer employees and more freelancers, the character of the workforce is rapidly changing. If communication is king in this increasingly remote environment, clarity is queen.
A bad boss can make a good job a misery. Here are five constructive ways to help your career by "managing your own management."
Employee recognition is a fundamental but often overlooked aspect of management. It's common for employees to feel their best efforts are routinely ignored.
Good work alone often isn't enough for advancement. An insightful business book, Decoding the Workplace, examines the dynamics underlying employee-manager interactions.
Here are four all too common types of management dysfunction. If your boss shows these behaviors, it's probably time to vote with your feet.
A new survey on summer perks and benefits finds significant mismatches between employee desires and company offerings.
New research shows that female-founded startup companies outperform their male-founded counterparts. What factors are driving these results?
This question gnaws at the heart of Donald Trump's presidency. How will persistent issues about his truthfulness impact his ability to govern?
It's an underrated business attribute—but the best coaches invariably have it.
Three key metrics involving recognition, transparency and peer relationships show a decline in employee engagement. All of these issues are fixable with effective management.
It's common for business people to "spin" the facts a bit, but spinning and lying are very different.
Managers often demoralize and scare away talented employees—without trying to, or even being aware they're doing it.
A recent survey offers a clear and entirely reasonable answer.
Stress can easily undermine effective management, but it doesn't have to. These five workplace tactics can make a positive difference.
When things weren’t going smoothly – projects behind schedule, budgets squeezed and she felt under pressure – her management style changed considerably.
Reorganizations have become almost a form of corporate sport. Beyond the obvious costs for consultants and retraining, they often entail unintended long-term human costs.
"Mind if I Skype in to my son's interview?" A recent survey shows that "helicopter parents" are now showing up at their kids' workplace.
I’m not saying I agree with Mr. Kaepernick or not. That’s irrelevant. What I am defending is his right to make this gesture... without being demonized.
Some HR executives like to hire teachers because they have outstanding communication and presentation skills – highly valued in the corporate world.
Studies show traditional diversity training is ineffective. It often comes across less as genuine education and more as legal obligation. Here's a suggestion to help change that.
A frustrated reader would like a faster career track. Following is practical counsel for anyone seeking a management role.
We hear a lot about the benefits of "authentic" leadership these days. But what are the reasonable choices? Should we advocate inauthentic leadership? Or dishonest leadership?
Millennials have “more permission to advocate for ourselves, rather than to silently comply with whatever directives are handed down.” What are the management implications?
Hint: They don’t respond well to traditional command-and-control tactics.
A common challenge in the corporate world is low "collaboration EQ." But very little gets accomplished in business without the support of other people - often many other people.
These are key findings from a new survey examining pros and cons in the remote workplace.
Data show large numbers of employees conceal their true identities at work. That's not good for the employees - or for productivity.
An old HR colleague of mine was bothered by how little our managers talked with their employees. What were the implications for engagement and productivity?
At first I was surprised by my readers in Botswana, Kenya and India. But then it occurred to me: The fundamentals of effective management are pretty much the same everywhere.
In a new study, 80% of respondents said they’d take one job over another based on emotional connections formed in interviews.
Victor Lipman is author of The Type B Manager: Leading Successfully in a Type A World. His online courses on Udemy are "The Manager's Mindset" and "How to Manage Difficult Employees."