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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.

how to use systems thinking to figure out how a change might affect your organization

Systems Thinking: Uncover How Your Organization Really Works

By | Posted May 14, 2014

Systems thinking involves seeing the individual event or the individual worker in the larger network of relations that influence what […]

How innovative companies think outside the box and encourage a culture of innovation

How Innovative Companies Think Outside the Box

By | Posted May 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

How does an organization achieve innovation while maintaining peak operating efficiency? That’s the conundrum at the core of an imperative […]

managing international hr

7 New Competencies for a Competent HR Department

By | Posted May 7, 2014

I will never forget the time I complained to a colleague at a US company that all of our domestic […]

how many direct reports should a new manager have

How Many Direct Reports Can You Handle?

By | Posted May 6, 2014

Less experienced managers sometimes make the mistake of taking on an excessive span of control. It is easy to do. […]

developing a big data strategy

5 Key Challenges to Develop a Big Data Strategy

By | Posted May 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Developing a big data strategy for your organization is not a simple task. It will take perseverance, trial and error […]

training and consulting expertise

Getting More Revenue From Your Training and Consulting Expertise

By | Posted Apr 30, 2014

In 1992, Peter Drucker popularized the term “knowledge economy” in his book, “The Age of Discontinuity: Guidelines to Our Changing […]

big data analytics

How Big Data Analytics Will Affect Your Company Culture

By | Posted Apr 28, 2014

Whether your company builds software, provides marketing services or sells life-sized posters of Fred Flintstone, big data analytics will affect […]

setting performance goals with employees

3 Questions to Help in Setting Effective Performance Goals for Your Team

By | Posted Apr 17, 2014

The idea of setting performance goals for your employees is always a bit daunting, and many managers aren’t quite sure […]

how to go green at work using big data to reduce your carbon footprint

How to Go Green at Work: Big Data Can Reduce Our Carbon Footprint

By | Posted Apr 17, 2014

Since the invention of the steam-machine in the 17th century we have come a long way in our energy supply […]

toxic employee

Dealing Effectively with a Problem Employee

By | Posted Apr 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Not every employee you manage is going to be successful on the job. Someone who is performing poorly may require […]

customer profiles created with big data

Why 360-Degrees Customer Profiles Created With Big Data Are Nothing New

By | Posted Apr 14, 2014

In the past, marketing departments had an easy task, which simply was to send messages of all sorts of kind […]

capitalizing on intellectual property

How to Capitalize Intellectual Assets: Increasing the Value of Your Business

By | Posted Apr 8, 2014

One of the least utilized assets in small- and mid-sized organizations is the expertise of the owners and long-time employees. […]

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