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6 Causes of Turf Wars
  By: Russell J. White
As the landscape in this industry gets more and more competitive, turf wars crop up, oftentimes within organizations, and the disruption adds to the downward spiral of sales and profits. If you are experiencing turf wars in your company, identify which combination of the following six causes are the ones you need to immediately address.

8 Reasons Why Employee Feedback Backfires
  By: Timothy I. Thomas

Many times, leaders, managers, and executives give up on providing employee feedback because it has backfired on them. Why is that the case? Why does feedback so often backfire?


A "Cyber" Staffing Solution for Small Businesses
  By: Christina Morfeld
Advancements in technology have spawned a new industry, called "Virtual Assistance," that provides SOHOs with the relief that they need from the burden of tasks related to marketing, customer service, and day-to-day operations.

A Secret No One Tells New Managers
  By: Wally Bock
The Merriam-Webster dictionary lists two meanings for "confrontation." There are "a face-to-face meeting" and "the clashing of forces or ideas." Both are part of being a boss, but hardly anyone tells that to a new manager in advance.

Assessment & Development Centers in Employee Selection & Development
  By: Dr. Graham Tyler
An assessment center is a methodology (rather than a place) for thoroughly assessing a candidate for a job. A development center follows similar principles, but rather than selection, its primary purpose is to aid in the development of a current job-holder.

Attitude Is Everything
  By: Tom Northup

Would you want to have an employee who is extremely good at his or her job but has a bad attitude or an average employee who has a positive attitude? Experienced CEOs understand that bad attitudes can reduce the effectiveness of their organization. Skills can be taught. Attitude is difficult to change.


Banking on Experienced Talent
  By: Jeff Turner
The upside of a sagging economy is that you can more easily recruit talented, experienced people that will grow the business and increase profitability in the short term, and in the long run -- if you take the steps necessary to retain the stars and encourage them to do their best work.

Behavioral Extensions and Its Implications at Workplaces
  By: Ray Titus

The study of Behavioral extension involves investigating the source of an actual demonstrated behavioral action. According to Behavioral Extension belief, no action can be seen as a disconnected expression. Every action is a result of deep set embedded Behavioral sets that are almost unalterable. The unalterable Behavioral set is a result of rooted beliefs and/or prejudices built and integrated into the psyche as a part of growing up. This Psyche ends up dictating the very personality of a person. Most people on their part are not aware of their own personality construct. This awareness if existent is what is known as  Self Awareness'.


Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Reference Question
  By: Melissa Vokoun

When someone leaves your employ your relationship with them is far from over. Former employee 's future job opportunities depend on the references from their past employers and the stakes can be very high. A good reference can mean unlimited opportunities but a poor reference can be the equivalent of being "blacklisted." Just where do you, as a former employer, fit into this equation? Giving references can be a tricky business and finding your policy on this question is essential to your security and health as a company.


Building a Happy, Productive and Talented Workforce
  By: Gregory P. Smith
Everyone has had a bad hair day, but how about a bad tie, bad hat or bad shoe day?  More and more companies are putting together contests on the ugliest dressed.  Another company sponsors an annual turkey bowl.  Employees go out on the loading dock, take a frozen turkey, and try to knock down as many empty wine bottles as possible.  This is not evidence of companies gone nuts, but tactics used to ward off a serious business problem.

Building A Stellar Business One Employee At A Time
  By: John Beaton
All businesses are run and operated by people. Each person makes decisions every day based on what that person believes and values. When a person makes better value decisions, it generates better results for the company. A quantum shift begins, one that most other businesses dream about. Now, there's a way for every company to turn that dream into a reality.

Bullying Hurts Everyone and It Also Hurts the Bottom Line
  By: Susan Dunn
It’s hard to function at your best in an unpleasant environment, and more and more employees are complaining of “bullying” in the workplace. While it sounds like a truism to say “happy workers produce more,” it’s plaing common sense that people who aremiserable, afraid and preoccupied do not.

Burnout: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure
  By: Susan Dunn
Studies show that people with high EQ (emotional intelligence) are less likely to burn out. Managing our emotions and those of others, and how we react and respond, are crucial to our stress levels, resilience and ability to cope.

Catherine II on How to Attract the People You Need
  By: Susan Dunn
Catherine’s Manifesto is as fine a piece of hortatory rhetoric as exists. It combines inviting and suggestive language with rational attention to detail. It is (1) the offer and (2) the reason to take the offer, deicions being ultimately emotional.

Caught In The Act
   How to acknowledge people without turning them off
  By: Jody Urquhart
The best form of acknowledgment is grounded in the idea that people work because they are committed and want to work. This assumes people work for reasons other than a paycheque at the end of the week or an award at the end of a project.


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