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Management

New managers need to make the transition to management quickly. For busy managers who need information fast, check out AMA’s collection of sample forms, templates, worksheets, and advice including how to define your new role, create a productive environment, and uncover how best to communicate within your organization.

Government agency

Creating a Lean Government Agency with the “5S” Organization Principles

By | Posted Dec 11, 2017

Federal agencies are working to create lean government operations under M-17-22, issued by the Office of Management and Budget in […]

Project management

Project Management Tips: The Persuasive Project Manager

By | Posted Dec 7, 2017

Project management on any level can be a challenge. That’s why entry-level project managers who need to craft thoughtful and […]

Inclusive cultures

Observations on Inclusive Cultures: Inclusion Starts with “I”

By | Posted Dec 6, 2017

When shown research that identifies the importance of the role leaders play in advancing diversity and inclusion (D&I), senior executives […]

Conflict management

6 Principles to Guide Your Approach to Conflict Management

By | Posted Dec 5, 2017

Conflict in the workplace occurs when people have different perspectives, needs, demands, and goals. To deal with these differences, managers […]

Rethinking HR

Rethinking HR: From Chief Compliance Officer to Chief Culture Coach

By | Posted Dec 1, 2017 | 2 Comments

Several years ago, I interviewed a senior executive for a magazine article on how executives perceive the human resources function, […]

Employee retention

Improving Employee Retention Through Cultural Competency

By | Posted Nov 30, 2017

As companies focus their attention on employee retention, their strategies often include the creation of a “retention environment.” This environment […]

Do You Want Team Members to Trust You?

By | Posted Nov 29, 2017

Trust is what brings people together on successful teams, allowing them to work in a productive manner to address business […]

Delegation skills

4 Steps to Using Delegation Skills to Get Results

By | Posted Nov 28, 2017

Delegation is, and always has been, a key to effectively leading and managing people. It is an essential management skill, […]

Employee strengths

Identifying and Leveraging Employees’ Work Styles and Strengths

By | Posted Nov 27, 2017

In today’s workplace, most of us find ourselves doing things we love and at which we excel. We also do […]

Persuasion skills

Building Your Persuasion Skills and Sphere of Influence

By | Posted Nov 20, 2017

We all know that persuasion in business is a vital career skill. It can get colleagues to hand over the […]

Employee motivation

Increasing Employee Motivation Through Intrinsic Rewards

By | Posted Nov 17, 2017

On any work team, there are times when people need a pick-me-up or seem to have lost their steam. Employee […]

Higher education

Big Changes in Higher Education: Is Your Company Benefiting?

By | Posted Nov 16, 2017

Increasingly, education innovators are targeting the market for “professional learners,” working professionals who have no intention of going back to […]

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