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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.

Listening as a leader

Improve Your Listening to Gain Better Insights as a Leader

By | Posted Jul 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

There’s a bevy of resources to help leaders speak better. It’s rare to find leaders who haven’t gone through some […]

Business insights

Need Insights into a Changing Business World? Listen to AMA’s Edgewise Podcasts

By | Posted Jun 30, 2017

Today’s business leaders need insights and information that will help them to drive results, adapt to change, and thrive in […]

Prioritizing change projects

Factors Used To Prioritize Change Projects In Best-Practice Organizations

By | Posted Jun 28, 2017

Best-practice organizations prioritize change projects for implementation based on set criteria around value, risks, and change fatigue. By using set […]

Retention of top performers

4 Strategies To Improve Engagement And Retention Of Top Performers

By | Posted Jun 26, 2017 | 3 Comments

Managers who make a difference engage and develop talent to achieve maximum performance. Engagement and development drive retention, and retention […]

Millennials and the modern workplace

The Modern Workplace: Looking Beyond Misconceptions About Millennials

By | Posted Jun 23, 2017

There are a lot of misconceptions about Millennials in the workplace, but one thing is certain: This generation grew up […]

Personality type and burnout

Prevent Burnout At Work By Recognizing Your Personality Type

By | Posted Jun 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Is long-term burnout making you want to quit your job or change careers? If you’re finding it difficult to recharge […]

Responding to change

8 Ways Managers Can Help Employees Respond More Positively To Change

By | Posted Jun 12, 2017

Given the rapid pace of change and the level of uncertainty and disruption in today’s world, one of the most […]

Building a team and your career

Advice From A CEO On Building A Great Team — And Your Career

By | Posted Jun 9, 2017

Bring together a team of people with diverse skills and give them a sharp goal, and the outcome can be […]

The role of a manager

What Does It Mean To Be A Manager In Today’s Workplace?

By | Posted Jun 5, 2017

What words come to mind when we think about what managers do? Crack open a thesaurus and we find a […]

What Facebook teaches us

What Facebook Teaches Us About Change

By | Posted May 31, 2017

AMA Quarterly had the opportunity to speak with Michael Hoefflinger, an executive-in-residence at XSeed Capital and former head of global business […]

Impromptu feedback

Guide Your Team With Impromptu Feedback — And “Radical Candor”

By | Posted May 30, 2017

If you have a few minutes of slack time between meetings, you have time to deliver meaningful feedback to employees. Through […]

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 […]

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