Mary and Joe were arguing…AGAIN? Annie couldn’t believe it. Was the smell of Mary’s perfumed lotion really worth fighting over?! Last week the battle topic was the tone of Joe’s voice when he talked to Mary in a staff meeting! Sometimes Annie felt like a referee more than a supervisor. Last time she checked, they were in a professional work environment, not a high school classroom!
Posts Tagged ‘ineffective leadership’
Micromanaging can hurt your workforce in more ways than you think. If control issues are hampering productivity and employee satisfaction, it may be time to rethink your management style.
According to a new blog post over at the official American Society for Training and Development (ASTD ) blog, less than 36 percent of executives hired from outside an organization will succeed and perform well in their new jobs. About 30 percent of new managers and executives fail at their new jobs and leave within [...]
You’re sure about that? Met Life recently posted its 9th Annual Study of Employee Benefit Trends, and smart employers will take heed of its constructive message: Despite the bad economy and unemployment rates, your employees are not as satisfied and don’t feel as much loyalty as you think. This could cause your company major setbacks [...]
If you ignore, misuse, or demean talent within your companyâ€”even during this recessionâ€”they’ll move on to greener pastures. That’s the overall take home message from BusinessWeek‘s recent article “Five Ways to Ensure Mediocrity in Your Organization.” The magazine details “five of the most insulting leadership practices, the ones that virtually guarantee a business will end [...]
We found these jaw-dropping poll results over at DailyHRtips.com. The survey, by Right Management Consultants and originally published in HR Magazine, asked 1,308 people why they left their jobs in the last year. (Totals add up to more than 100% because people we able to give more than one reason.) Here’s what they found: 1) [...]