Posts by Glenn Bassett
Glenn Bassett holds a baccalaureate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a doctorate in Management from Yale University. His most recent book is The Manager’s Craft, distributed by New Shelves Distribution Service. For over a quarter century he was a member of the University of Bridgeport Business School faculty and for eight of those years he was Dean of the School. In an earlier career as a Personnel manager he developed personnel policy and carried out major labor relations research projects as a member of the General Electric corporate staff. Earlier yet he served as human resource manager and management development consultant for GE’s Apollo Systems Support Operation in Daytona Beach, Florida. He is author of twelve published books, three invited chapters in edited books, and numerous professional journal articles. He and his wife, Lolly, make their home on Rogers Lake in Lyme, CT.


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Does Employee Empowerment Endanger Managers?

By | Posted Oct 26, 2015

If you give your employees the keys to the “car” that is your organization, will they steer it to safety or drive it off a cliff? Employee empowerment is a buzzword in today’s business world, and Glenn Bassett answers the question of whether or not employee engagement puts the role of a manager in danger.

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Looking at Leadership as an Inkblot

By | Posted Aug 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

How can you differentiate a true leader from a run-of-the-mill manager or boss? Using psychology tools such as the inkblot test, Glenn Bassett helps explain what you should look for in your next potential leader. See what characteristics can help propel either you or someone in your team to the next level.

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How Does a Manager Avoid Employee Animosity?

By | Posted Jun 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

Learn how to be an effective manager by avoiding conflict and building confidence. Glenn Bassett describes the importance of fully committing to the team and its objectives.

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What Does It Take to Become a Competent Manager?

By | Posted Apr 17, 2015

Becoming an effective manager means taking the initiative to develop key skills to increase productivity and build trust with your employees. Glenn Bassett explains the importance of competency within every aspect of a manager’s responsibilites.