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Transformational change

Managing Transformational Change: A Core Competency For Organizations

By | Posted May 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

John Kotter’s book Leading Change (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012) reported that 70% of change initiatives in organizations fail. As […]

Employee engagement gap

Organizations Must Close The Engagement Gap In The Face Of Change

By | Posted May 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

From the C-suite to frontline managers, the only constant in today’s organizations is the exponential rate of change. Innovation is […]

Corporate culture

Every Great Corporate Culture Embraces A Great Contradiction

By | Posted May 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

Most firms operate with either a hard or soft edge.1 Those with a hard edge emphasize clear performance targets, disciplined […]

Strong change orientation

Develop A Strong Change Orientation — And Avoid The Corporate “Tar Pits”

By | Posted May 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

For tens of thousands of years, oil seepage from the earth created craters of pitch in urban Los Angeles known […]

Business presentation

5 Ways To Open Your Next Business Presentation — With Flair

By | Posted May 17, 2017 | 2 Comments

No one in the audience spoke Japanese. But that didn’t stop the speaker. His non-English opening lasted several minutes and […]

Avoiding technological growing pains

5 Strategies To Help Legacy Industries Avoid Technological Growing Pains

By | Posted May 15, 2017

In industries such as real estate, insurance, and banking, technological growing pains are very real. Companies in legacy industries often […]

Learning from Mark Zuckerberg

What Can We Learn From Zuck?

By | Posted May 12, 2017

Watching Mark Zuckerberg, you’re left wondering—as you would be with all Time magazine Persons of the Year—how you could possibly […]

Resilience and agility

Resilience And Agility: Two Skills That Equip People To Respond To Change

By | Posted May 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Everybody knows about change, but no one knows what to do about it. Two attributes that can help managers and […]

Engage employees in change

How Best-Practice Organizations Engage Employees In Change

By | Posted May 5, 2017 | 3 Comments

Evergreen change management challenges, including the need to engage employees in change, continue to be top priorities for businesses in […]

Purpose-driven CEO

Leadership Trend: The Purpose-Driven CEO’s Impact On The Organization

By | Posted May 3, 2017

The impact of CEOs on the performance of American companies has increased over the past 20 years, according to researchers […]

Team skill assessment quiz

Evaluate Your Team’s Effectiveness With AMA’s Free Assessment Quiz

By | Posted May 1, 2017

As a manager, you must ensure that your team has the competencies needed to achieve business goals. But how can […]

Adaptive learning

Best Practices To Use Adaptive Learning Programs In Corporate Training

By | Posted Apr 28, 2017

Adaptive learning is a learning approach that applies a broad range of technologies and teaching and learning techniques. It involves […]

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