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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.

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 | 1 Comment

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 […]

Lean government operations

7 Types of Waste That Can Hinder a Lean-Operating Government Agency

By | Posted Nov 13, 2017 | 2 Comments

In today’s government environment, where the trend is to operate as lean and efficiently as possible, it’s important to evaluate potential […]

Employee retention strategies

How to Use Coaching as an Employee Retention Strategy

By | Posted Nov 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

In today’s competitive environment, organizations must make employee retention strategies one of their most critical business objectives. One common strategy […]

How to delegate to employees

Increase Productivity by Knowing Which Tasks to Delegate

By | Posted Nov 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

As a manager, one of the basic management skills you’ll need to master is delegation. Delegation is the process of […]

Managing organizational change

How to Successfully Manage Organizational Change

By | Posted Nov 3, 2017 | 2 Comments

In today’s organizations, leaders must be prepared to manage organizational change. Change in the workplace is inevitable, and the effective […]

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