The government makes decisions that impact the entire country. As important as their tasks are, it would seem prudent to keep their employees satisfied and happy with the way the organizations are managed. Recent Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey scores, however, indicate that employees are not content. Stewart Liff has been documenting the trends in recent years, and believes the government cannot operate properly if employees continue to feel unsatisfied. Read as Liff portrays problems that federal employees are facing, and how to buck the trend to improve the office environment in federal agencies.
Looking for new ways to improve your management skills? Being a great manager requires constant practice, and an open mind towards learning new techniques to motivate and inspire a team. Alan Fox is a New York Times bestselling author, and has his own tricks and tips to offer. Here he offers advice that has helped him become a great manager in his 45 years of running a law firm and real estate company, and how these tips will improve your team’s performance.
Have you adequately prepared for your company’s future? Many organizations fail to properly plan for the time ahead. A company that lives day-to-day undergoes tremendous stress and unnecessary difficulty going about its business. Considerable planning should be a part of your company’s growth and survival strategy. Chia-Li Chien explains what considerable planning entails and why it is so important for sustaining value to help you realize your desired business outcomes both now and in the future.
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