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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.

Strong change orientation

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

By | Posted May 19, 2017

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

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

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

Time management tips and techniques

Effective Time Management Tips And Techniques That Fit You For Work

By | Posted May 8, 2017

Time management skills top the list of soft skills in today’s job market. Why? Ask anyone how they are doing […]

Engage employees in change

How Best-Practice Organizations Engage Employees In Change

By | Posted May 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

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 […]

Curiosity quotient in the workplace

3 Steps To Expand The Curiosity Quotient In Your Team

By | Posted Apr 26, 2017

We all know them, and maybe you are one: the person with a high curiosity quotient. This person questions everything, […]

Smart machine age

The Skills Humans Need to Stay Relevant In The Smart Machine Age

By | Posted Apr 24, 2017

In the coming decades, the smart machine age will transform organizations through artificial intelligence and other technologies. As a variety […]

Candid conversations with employees

Communication Strategies: How To Engage Employees In Candid Conversations

By | Posted Apr 19, 2017

If you’re like most managers, you know the frustration of realizing something is preventing an employee from performing better or […]

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