Leadership

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Discussing 360 Feedback Results: Meeting Guidelines

    360 feedback is a leadership development process in which survey data is collected from various sources (e.g., bosses, peers, subordinates, and self) regarding leaders' competencies. This feedback is compiled into a report which is shared with the focal leaders (the one in the center of the 360 feedback circle) to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Flex Time In The Workplace

    Flex time in the workplace allows an employee to decide on the hours he or she will work with limits set by the employer. Employees may be on a reduced work week of four ten hour days, rather than five eight hour days; with others choosing to work a five...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Indoor Team Building Games And Activities

    Indoor team activities are both seminal and entertaining, cultivating the imagination and engaging all participants, regardless of their physical ability or age. Each activity can be customized to meet the requirements of your team and whether you need business facilitation or a more understated approach, you'll certainly have fun! One...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Fed Up With Change In Your Organization?

    Whether you're a CEO or mail clerk, a factory worker or a vice president of HR, you-like everyone else in Corporate America-are undoubtedly familiar with Change Management. And, undoubtedly, the very term sends a shiver of apprehension down your spine. Because, quite simply, it doesn't work. Traditional change management-designed to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    If Change Is So Great, Why Is It So Hard?: Part 1

    Change is integral in turnarounds, re-engineering, re-organizations, growth strategies, systems implementations, new product development - basically every initiative required to improve performance. Within the context of organizational performance, change is important, if not 'Great'. And yet, every year organizations undertake changes approved in the business planning cycle, all appropriately business...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    If Change Is So Great, Why Is It So Hard? Part 2

    This paper looks at several other challenges in implementing change effectively and how to tackle them. Most often it is leaders that give the most credence and consideration to change. In fact, the leadership role demands it. Driven in the for-profit world by demand for quarter-over-quarter valuation increases and/or dividend...

    Provided By Symphini

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Team Dynamics - Conflict Resolution Strategies

    Successful team members can effectively manage conflict. This ability is considered a core competency and is required of employees who want to grow and advance. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most difficult skills an employee can develop. The objective of this white paper is to illustrate team conflict...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Team Conflict Management Strategies For The Workplace

    Team conflict can disrupt an entire organization's productivity. Effective team conflict resolution strategies help people communicate and work together more effectively. Such conflict management strategies provide the knowledge and skills, and build the interpersonal relationships, that enable success. Productivity can be restored and actually enhanced as team members learn to...

    Provided By MDB Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Is The Recession The Trigger To Starting A Business?

    Many workers are being laid off as employers cut costs by cutting the payroll. These workers are the victims of the recession as this upheaval has a tumultuous impact on their family. Despite the trauma of unexpected job loss, some workers have used this challenge to start a business. Layoffs...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Anxiety - How To Overcome Those Interview Nerves

    Interview Anxiety, Interview nerves, fear or indeed panic! - is a natural chemical reaction that takes place in your body. It's there to protect us, it's a Fight or Flight type of process, the brain instigates when it perceives danger of any kind. If you are going to face danger,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Collaboration as a Driving Force for Innovation

    The need for organisations to innovate and embrace disruptive technologies, products and services has never been more important than at present as one emerges from the current down turn. The recent financial crisis has been "Game changing" and organisations that simply expect to pick up from where they where a...

    Provided By Edward Townsend Consulting

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Enterprise Resource Planning: Transforming The Enterprise

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an integrated suite of information technology applications that support the operations of an enterprise. It provides an organization with transaction processing models that are integrated with other activities of the organization and coordinate complicated, multifaceted operations. The main value ERP systems provide is the opportunity...

    Provided By ERP.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Three Steps To Project Success

    Increased competition, changing consumer demands, and overall economic uncertainty are causing business leaders to rethink the way they conduct business. To maintain profitability, many organizations are focused on four main business objectives: Reduce Cost, Increase Revenue, Maintain Operations and Increase Speed and Efficiency. To achieve these business objectives, many companies...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    H.R Managers Suggest Faster ERP Implementations

    As recent cases illustrate, a poorly managed Enterprise Resource Planning solution can lead to human resources nightmares. Fortunately, a new generation of integrated solutions offers human resources managers the opportunity to forget past failures and to build on existing successes. Modern ERP implementations can be installed much more quickly and...

    Provided By ERP.com

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    How Your Research Archetype Influences Methodology Decisions

    Every marketer, brand manager and researcher wants the same thing: to contribute to the success of their brand. The objective of the study should drive methodology choice (and there are plenty to choose from), but, reality is that other factors influence the decision. One that is frequently overlooked is the...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Loan Servicer Resume

    This is a resume template for the post of loan servicer. In this template, education focuses on related course work and volunteer positions highlight candidate's leadership qualities.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Nursing Administrator Resume

    This is a resume template for the post of nursing administrator. This template format is organized and visually appealing. Specifically citing number of employees supervised draws attention to candidate's leadership abilities.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Having To Terminate An Employee

    Unfortunately, it is sometimes necessary to discharge an employee. The best advice is to have a formal termination process in place and be professional while executing it. Terminating an employee is usually a difficult process for everyone involved. Stay calm and composed because the actions you take in the heat...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    What You Need To Know About Employee Motivation

    We have come to know a lot about employee motivation. We know that the ultimate responsibility for motivating employees lies within the individual employee. We know that both the meaningfulness of the work and the work environment itself can have a sizable impact on employee motivation. We know that intrinsic...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Become A Strategic Partner By Using The "Next Gen" Of HR Information Systems

    This "Next Gen" of HRIS not only expedites the information gathering process, but more importantly, it frees up your HR department to focus on more strategic activities that affect your entire workforce. HR can use this up-to-date, centralized information to retain and develop your high-performing employees by linking compensation to...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Developing Your Succession Plan

    Succession management used to refer to the process of replacing a CEO when the position became vacant due to foreseen or unforeseen circumstances. These days, leading organizations understand the importance of implementing a succession plan for more and more roles across the company - in some cases extending to the...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How Four Organizations Turned HR Into A Powerful Strategic Driver

    Growing global competition is placing extreme pressures on large and small organizations to optimize performance. These competitive forces in turn are raising expectations from customers, shareholders and employees. Rapid change and a relentless pace demands that the Human Resources division of every organization move well beyond traditional employee benefit support...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Getting The Most Out Of Performance Appraisal Systems

    Performance appraisal systems solve the review process problem - normally a formidable and cumbersome task - by making it both efficient and effective for managers and employees. HR often gets bogged down with the process, and managers are often untrained in delivering effective reviews that actually impact workforce performance and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How Online Performance Appraisals Can Make Your Life Easier

    Having an online performance appraisal system allows you access to the data from anywhere - all you need is an Internet connection. Simply log on to your web-based program and view all necessary forms, as well as employee profile information and self-assessments. You can also solicit 360-degree assessments and electronically...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Human Resources Software - So Much To Offer

    These days, human resources software is more than simply an online repository of employee reviews - it's much, much more. Human resources software has evolved into a centralized source of rich, up-to-date employee data that your business leaders can easily reference to make strategic talent decisions and improve overall business...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Making A Performance Evaluation Meaningful For Everyone

    A performance evaluation should be a team exercise, not something done to an employee in a vacuum, by a manager or small business owner who may not even be located on-site or be well-informed about the performance being evaluated. The manager should begin with having an employee submit a self-review...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Use Employee Surveys To Increase Business Execution

    It is important to use valid and reliable questions in the survey that you are prepared to address. A poorly designed survey can create more problems than solutions. Asking questions that the company is not willing to take action on is more likely to disengage employees than engage them. Often,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using Employee Assessments To Increase Retention

    Human resource solutions can provide invaluable tools for increasing consistency in managing employees. Good management is all about understanding fit - how employees fit in with their job, their manager, their team and the organization. Managers need to understand 'fit' in order to effectively interact with and coach the individual...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The New Horizon For Online Compensation Planning Tools

    By linking performance management and compensation systems, a company can get a clear picture of its work force - who is employed, what workers want out of their jobs, who's contributing, who's not - then pay employees accordingly. In doing this, companies essentially take their payroll, which is often a...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Secret To Effective, No-Hassle Performance Reviews: For Small & Midsized Businesses

    In today's competitive business environment, your employees represent one of your organization's most valuable assets. Which means your company's productivity - and ultimately, its profitability - depend on making sure every person in your organization is working up to his or her full potential. That's why a solid performance review...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Tips On Writing Effective Employee Performance Appraisals

    The employee performance appraisal needn't be done in a vacuum - it is important for a manager to solicit multiple viewpoints on the employee's performance, including a self-assessment from the employee. This type of appraisal is called a 360-degree review. Members of the company who may be involved in a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using Workforce Analytics To Drive Strategic Business Decisions

    Workforce analytics allow you to combine and compare raw workforce data, present it graphically to see historical trends and run "What-if" scenarios. Modeling capabilities will help everyone in the organization - across all departments and offices - visualize how the movement of talent impacts hiring decisions, cost models, career-path initiatives,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What Should Be Included In Employee Evaluation Programs?

    Without a formal employee evaluation program, employee perception of a pay-for-performance environment is that decisions are "Arbitrary and unsubstantiated". This can affect employee morale negatively. However, the opposite is also true - employees can be highly motivated if their compensation and rewards are shown to be carefully assessed on the...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What To Look For In A Recruiting Software Package

    Companies need recruiting software to allow recruiters and hiring managers to create and store an unlimited number of requisitions, both for internal and external audiences. All of these requisitions should be accessed with status and origin date of original submission with the ability to create duplicates with revisions for newer...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    4 Steps To Driven Employees

    The first few minutes of the workday can often be the most important minutes you'll have with your people. It sets the tone for the rest of the day, inspiring others to achieve greater results or leaving them without direction or energy - it's your choice. This paper provides five...

    Provided By VantagePoint Motivation Services

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Key To Workplace Success

    The first force driving employees ahead is success. Each day presents them with a new opportunity to grow, expand, and progress further than ever before. Success means something different to each person, but the underlying idea of achieving dreams and goals excites and inspires us all. The drive of success,...

    Provided By VantagePoint Motivation Services

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The #1 Motivation Mistake

    Managers around the world are committing a fatal error that is depriving their people and companies of improvement, progress, and success. While very few know of the dilemma, its solution is the most important and powerful principle that any coach or manager will ever learn. Remember, you may respond to...

    Provided By VantagePoint Motivation Services

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Employee Motivation QuickTips

    The first step in the process is to create or maintain a program that constantly educates your employees about the latest trends, techniques, and methods available in your industry. This will satisfy one of the strongest needs a human being has - growth. If we don't feel that we are...

    Provided By VantagePoint Motivation Services

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Constructing Effective Work Groups

    The value of work groups to accomplish complex projects achieve company goals is now widely accepted. Few would argue that teams are the best way to approach both short and long term projects. But who should make up these teams to maximize their effectiveness? Putting together a winning team is...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Team Building With A Corporate Focus

    Team building acts as the specific approach and methodology that best suits a company's aspirations comfortably and conveniently. It has to be unique and practical so as to match the demands with the outcome. Today's team building exercises demands diversity and greater flexibility in the development of tailor made programs...

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