Leadership

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Conceptual Framework For Corporate Governance In Nigeria - Challenges And Panaceas

    This research paper reviews the conceptual framework of corporate governance in Nigeria and seeks to understand current best practice, the challenges, the failure and offered policy recommendations as panaceas for efficient implementation of empirically validated international corporate governance best practice in Nigeria. This paper identified the underdeveloped nature of the...

    Provided By PM World Today

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Change Management For IT Project Managers - A Practical Approach

    Traditionally project managers have been trained to view project success as an open- and shut case defined by meeting all agreed-upon scope requirements within an allocated timeframe and within a pre-determined budget. However, newer trends in project management tend to define project success on a broader basis adding such concepts...

    Provided By PM World Today

  • White Papers // May 2009

    State Equation Of Projects And Project Change Analysis

    Contemporary project management needs high-level quantitative representations of projects for their successful planning and execution. Such representation is possible on the basis of balance equations for the total effort of the project. On the basis of this balance equations can be obtained so-called state equation of projects. This paper presents...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    CIOs: Here are 10 ways you can support your CEO

    To build a strong future with the company and gain an ally at the top, CIOs need to understand the challenges facing their CEO and find ways to offer value and support. Here are some strategies for helping your CEO -- and ultimately, yourself.This download is also available as

    Provided By Polly Schneider Traylor

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Camouflage Your Resume Weakness

    If you're job hunting, the last thing you need is weakness in your r?sum?. Any bit of negative information can keep you from landing your ideal job. Issues such as lack of a college degree or minimal job experience don't have to hinder your efforts. All you need to do...

    Provided By CareerBuilder.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Law & HRM: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

    The nature of Human Resources Management ("HRM") has become more challenging because of today's complex legal environment. Increasingly, HR professionals have had to assume more front line responsibility for many legal compliance issues. As a result, the role of HRM is held to a higher standard, and a "Knowledge base"...

    Provided By MMC Technology

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Wall Street, Main Street & HR Outsourcing 2009

    In today's uncertain economic environment most organizations are less willing to take risks, and are exercising more insight by cutting expenses. As Congress attempts to revive a weak U.S. economy to help savers and investors, the approaching new year presents challenges for organizations seeking new ways to reduce expenses. Many...

    Provided By MMC Technology

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Journey to Unified Communications

    Unified Communications (UC) proposes a way to control and synthesise the diverse ways your employees need and want to communicate. It helps employees to stay in touch from different locations by identifying what they are doing and how it is most appropriate and effective to contact them.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Implementing an Issue Management Solution

    Issue management means a lot of things to a lot of people. A quick search on Google will invoke definitions, descriptions, tips, software tools, and organizations all devoted to the term. Whether it's implementing formal issue management solutions for the first time, upgrading, or changing vendors, it's often a daunting...

    Provided By Elsinore Technologies

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    How To Prepare For Interview Questions & Answers

    For some people an interview can feel so daunting that they'd rather not think about it beforehand but hope that they can wing it on the day. But if you just rely on leaving it to luck you are more likely to be affected by nerves and a lack of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: Ethics In The Workplace

    In any job interview where you're asked about ethical practices and you don't know what ethics are, you can forget about the job. Ethics are basically moral principles. An ethical person is a person who lives by a personal code of moral behavior. A person who refuses to steal or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: Supervisory Skills

    Some people can handle having authority in a job, others can't. These questions are really checking out your management style. Leaving out the blue sky version of employment psychology, your management style is very much part of your organizational role as a supervisor. It's not about being politically Correct; it's...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: How Do You Handle Situations When You've Been Asked To Do The Impossible?

    How do you handle situations when you've been asked to do the impossible? This type of question is a comparatively recent development in job interviews, where people are asked about real situations which aren't manageable. The interviewers want to know how you deal with jobs that can't be done, which...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Situational Questions

    Situation based questions at interviews are qualitative questions. Each interview is a comparative event. In some cases applicants will give very different answers to situations. It's a very effective interview technique. Depending on the job or the employer's needs, situation-based questions can contain a variety of elements, and be looking...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Manage Change And Ensure Project Success

    Managing change, within the Scope of Work, is critical to the successful completion of a project, for change management controls both internally generated changes and customer-driven changes. Most companies establish processes and procedures to control all project changes. For instance, they require customer-driven changes to be submitted to the project...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Negotiating The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Change Management

    Change is usually always good. It brings fresh ideas to the table and opens up new doors for employees. But, change can also be bad if a strategy is either not put in place or effective. Change is necessary in all organizations. But, the way change is initiated can vary....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Change Management - What Exactly Is It? How Is It Done?

    Managing change is all about managing the changes involved in an already planned out project. Any changes that need to be made to the planned project must go through change management to ensure effectiveness. All of the changes are controlled to make sure the project remains on schedule, within budget,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Change Management Strategies

    Change isn't easy. But, with a good strategy you can make it less painful on yourself and your team. The next step in change management methodology is building a strategy to ensure successful change. When creating a change management strategy, you need to realize that one strategy is not going...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Dealing With The Issues Of Change Management Methodology

    Change can be good, but there are certain issues that arise when instituting change management methodology. If these issues are not addressed, they will often lead to the failure of any proposed new plan. Learn how to be successfully deal with these issues. Change can be good, but there are...

    Provided By Bright Hub

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Hospital Revenue Cycle Management: Coordinating Data for Clean Claims and Better Service

    Together, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) remove the burden of tracking and organizing, inform workers when tasks require special attention, and let employees focus their skills and energies where they're needed. Smart technology frees workers from the paper chase, letting them focus their time and resources...

    Provided By Optical Image Technology

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Change Management: Ensuring ECM Success by Preparing End-Users for Automation

    Preparations for a successful ECM implementation do not happen overnight. They involve in-depth analyses of business processes; software that is both flexible and extensible in its integration capabilities; vision; and commitment. They also do not occur in a vacuum. When the enterprise makes the conversion from paper to electronic processes,...

    Provided By Optical Image Technology

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Resume

    Spelling and grammar errors can be the kiss of death for r?sum?s: They show employers that you don't pay attention to detail. Computer spell-check programs don't always pick up these errors, so make sure you proofread it yourself before handing it in. For insurance and a fresh perspective, have a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Nasty Interviews: Staying Cool When Interviews Go Wrong, And You Want Out!

    Some interviewers make mistakes. Some, according to a lot of feedback over the years, don't know what they're doing. Some are just plain strange. Some are potentially risky. Badly managed interviews are usually conducted by badly trained people. The interview is a formal legal process, covered by employment law. It's...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: What Really Motivates You?

    What really motivates you? This isn't a blue sky question. The interviewers need to know what you think about your motivations. If answered honestly, it can get you your dream job. Motivation is the driving force that produces achievements. It's really personal. Motivational instructors try to unlock motivation, not tell...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: Reentering The Workforce Questions And Personal Issues

    There's one thing people reentering the workforce should know: People in the workforce don't really understand the issues. They haven't been there, don't get it, and are often surprisingly ignorant of the reasons for reentering. You may find yourself explaining some very basic things at job interviews. The employment industry...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Motivation At Work

    It can truly be said that enthusiasm is contagious; in fact, without the contagious nature of enthusiasm, the world would be a truly dull place. Nowhere else is enthusiasm more important than in the workplace. Motivation is the fuel that keeps the fires of progress bringing bright. This paper shares...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Questions And Answers: Team Leadership

    The team leadership interview question is based on advanced team building skills. These are major components of some job criteria. Interview questions are often related to relationships. Candidates for team leader positions will have the basic skills, but to give good interview answers, you need to research the positions. Be...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Motivate And Retain Employees Through Training And Development

    Employees are motivated to work by several factors. Of course, the financial factor involved is one that you cannot erase from the picture for many if not majority work for the money. But one key factor though that motivates and encourages employees to work and to stay with their current...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: Delegation Questions For Supervisors

    Delegation is the way you distribute work, as well as delegating part of your own work when it's required. You delegate jobs to people, and how you do that is a good indication of your style as a supervisor. Just to make things quite a bit more interesting for interviewees,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: Psychological Questions

    There are reasons for the application of psychology in job interviews. This, incidentally, is real psychology, not quackery from snake oil salesmen. Psychology, as a science, isn't based on pure dogma or the public image of people madder than their clients prescribing pills that make things worse. It is a...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    How To Terminate An Employee Without Facing Lawsuit

    Employers should be careful in terminating a worker to avoid costly lawsuit. Generally, employers can fire anyone unless there is an agreement or contract that states that a worker can only be terminated for certain reasons. Unlike in other countries such as Japan, Canada, Italy and UK which require employers...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Five Tips For Information Security During Layoffs

    A laid off employee is a tremendous threat to the information of a business. Before any pink slips are handed out make sure your information, both paper and electronic, is secure. The news is getting more positive for the economy and it looks like the U.S. is coming out of...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Importance Of Retention

    Talented executives are often motivated and attracted by the prospect of personal development as opposed to high compensation. Top talent attracts other top talent - companies with talented executives are more likely to attract other such candidates. It often happens that a company full of top talent will grow faster,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    What Good Is Happiness?

    The heterogeneity of the available physical capital with respect to productivity and emission intensity is an important factor for policy design, especially in the presence of emission restrictions. In a vintage capital model, reducing pollution requires to change the capital structure through investment in cleaner machines and to scrap the...

    Provided By Universite Catholique de Louvain

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Principal's Dilemma

    A recurrent dilemma in team management is to select between a team-based and an individual based wage scheme. The authors explore such a dilemma in a simple model of production in teams, in which the team members may differ in their effort choices and qualification. They show that, in spite...

    Provided By Universite Catholique de Louvain

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Does Public Housing Occupancy Increase Unemployment?

    In order to test for the effect of public housing occupancy on unemployment, the authors estimate a simultaneous probit model of unemployment and public housing. On a first sample, they instrument public housing with the gender composition of children. On a second sample, the instrument is the share of public...

    Provided By Universite Catholique de Louvain

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Success: Talent, Intelligence Or Beauty ?

    The authors analyze the Celebrity 100 annual list of the world's most "Powerful celebrities" compiled and published by Forbes Magazine. The lists provide an interesting collection of people that includes their earnings and the perception of citizens concerning the attributes that made them become celebrities. They analyze the relationship between...

    Provided By Universite Catholique de Louvain

  • White Papers // May 2010

    On The Forecasting Accuracy Of Multivariate Garch Models

    This paper addresses the question of the selection of multivariate GARCH models in terms of variance matrix forecasting accuracy with a particular focus on relatively large scale problems. The authors consider 10 assets from NYSE and NASDAQ and compare 125 models based one-step-ahead conditional variance forecasts over a period of...

    Provided By Universite Catholique de Louvain

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Split-panel Jackknife Estimation Of Fixed-effect Models

    The authors propose a jackknife for reducing the order of the bias of maximum likelihood estimates of nonlinear dynamic fixed-effect panel models. The split-panel jackknife estimators are asymptotically normal, centered at the true value, with variance equal to that of the MLE under asymptotic where T is allowed to grow...

    Provided By Universite Catholique de Louvain

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Quick Conflict Resolution Tricks: What Not To Do During A Quarrel

    A creative rejoinder you can bring to conflict is an ability to delegate power, allowing others to take responsibility of their feelings and the event in question. Your authority amplifies when you empower others as a substitute of getting into power struggles. If you can find a way to minimize...

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