Changes in the economy and the business environment have forced some organizations to change the way they do business. Whether we like it or not, managers and supervisors are the ones who have to implement the changes. In addition to the more traditional skills we possess as supervisors, it is critical that we understand our role as leaders, or change agents, in these rapidly changing times.
Boulder, CO, August 23 – FlexJobs releases the results of its recently conducted survey, which was done to learn more about its audience, their job searches, and why telecommuting and flexible work options are important to them. With over 800 responses, the survey gives insight into job seekers who want flexibility in their careers.
I recently posted a blog entry entitled "open letter to the CEO" and one of the readers took me to task for posting something with a misspelling because I used the term Stakeholder instead of Shareholder.
While we might be talking semantics here, I thin for every organization there is tremendous potential to change the focus from shareholder to stakeholder.
I don't know if you've read about or been paying attention to the case out of Sanford, FL about the shooting death of Trayvon Martin ... But I have. A lot. So I need to get my thoughts out about it, even if it doesn't fit into this month's theme.
Trayvon Martin was a 17-year-old young black man who was killed walking home from a convenience store on February 26 by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain who said the teenager attacked him and that he killed the teen in self-defense.
The Hidden Culprit of Conflict?
Workplace conflict costs companies billions of dollars by turnover, absenteeism, loss of productivity, and even legal costs. The hidden cause of workplace conflict may not be what you may think. This simple error can compound itself and your team into costly and embarrassing trouble.