Leadership

The IT leader's role is changing as more and more of a company's success depends on its technology. See what you need to know to be a premier tech leader.

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Others

    If you are struggling with a decision to delegate a key task, ask yourself one question. What is the point of having a team to assist you, if you cannot count on them to share in the workload? At some point you have to trust them. Will they always do...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks At Work

    Delegating work to a subordinate is one of the most effective ways to increase the productivity of your team. If you are the boss, make certain that you coordinate the activities of your team rather than producing most of the team's output personally. In the ideal setting, each member of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities

    Do you think your office couldn't get by without you? Sorry - wrong answer. Delegation isn't dumping work on others - it's sharing power and responsibility by assigning others significant tasks along with the authority to achieve them. Don't whip yourself into exhaustion: Polish your delegating skills and make your...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Authority

    For managers and masterminds of large offices, the question often comes up, how do you effectively delegate roles, responsibilities and authorities to individuals within your organization? Measuring out the specific roles of various players is a blank slate that you as a manager will have to fill. This paper shows...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Be A Better Leader

    In the home or on the job, leading will involve delegation or letting some else help with the shared goals. It's important to build your ability to delegate so you are more effective in what you do. Take a look at your work load. Whether it is at home or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate And Trust

    The first step to delegating is an understanding why many do not delegate. Many do not delegate because it takes a whole lot of work up front. In many cases it may seem like it is easier to do something yourself than to delegate. This is true in the short...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate In The Workplace

    Delegation means entrusting another person with a task for which you remain ultimately responsible. Some benefits of delegating are: increase your time for other tasks; empower others; reduce stress; gain time for your own development. To keep processes flowing, and to keep workloads balanced, remember to look at delegation from...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Duties To Others

    Great leaders know how to delegate. It is impossible and insane to attempt to do everything yourself. Mundane daily tasks can keep you from accomplishing more important things in a leadership position. By delegating tasks to employees, you will be able to free yourself. Also, people look to leaders for...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibility

    Many people delegate less than they should. Divvy up your assignments and hand out tasks for others to do - this will increase your overall productivity and efficiency. Decide whether you want to delegate. Decide to whom you want to delegate responsibility. Does this person have the requisite skills and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities Effectively

    In order to be a success in the business world, you must learn to delegate responsibilities to your subordinates. This will improve your productivity and allow you to complete more tasks in an efficient manner. The problem most people have is getting over your own perfectionism and allowing your subordinates...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate At Work

    Time is one of the only things in life that you can't create. When you are a leader or a manager, it is necessary to learn to delegate. If you do everything yourself you cease to be a leader. Delegating tasks to those who support you can be difficult, but...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Use Business SWOT Analysis

    Business SWOT analysis is a key element of strategic planning that business leaders use to evaluate important decisions that they make for their company. If your company is not using business SWOT analysis to evaluate decisions, you are putting the future of your business at risk. SWOT is an acronym...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Reasons To Terminate An Employee

    When terminating an employee, the employer needs to make sure that the reason is a sound one and that everything is properly documented. Failure to take these precautions can open you and your company up to a lawsuit. There are three main legal reasons to terminate an employee and two...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Issues In Employee Termination

    Terminating an employee is never pleasant. Managers and business owners routinely postpone the conversation to avoid an uncomfortable situation or potential confrontation or simply because they feel sorry for the person. Delay and avoidance do not help anyone if the employee is not meeting expectations and the organization is hurt.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Employee Rights In Wrongful Termination

    An employee who feels he/she has been wrongfully terminated or laid off from her job has the right to file a wrongful-termination claim against her employer. Employees who win the wrongful-termination suit are eligible to receive money damages, severance packages or other benefits. The employee has the right to request...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Protect Employees From Unfair Termination

    In most U.S. states, employment is considered "At will." This means that a person can quit his job at any time, but he can also be let go at any time. However, there are some rules and regulations designed to protect employees from unfair termination, and companies can also go...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Labor Laws On Termination

    Companies inevitably terminate employees, within parameters set by federal and state regulation. Both employer and employee should be educate themselves so they are aware of each other's rights. Federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit an employer from terminating an employee based on his age, color, religion, national origin, sex or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Termination Of Employment Process

    A manager's first step is to identify the employee who needs to be terminated. Usually, a pattern of tardiness, mistakes or inappropriate behavior on the part of the worker leads to this decision. Sometimes, an employee may be well liked but simply unable to adequately perform the job for which...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    After Terminating An Employee, When Do You Have To Issue The Last Check?

    By law, any employee who provides services to an employer is entitled to receive payment for those services rendered. When an employee is fired, as long as she is due payment for hours worked, the employer must pay the final wages as his state law dictates. The time frame for...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Wrongful Termination Guidelines

    Many states have adopted an "At will" law that allows employers to terminate the employment relationship without notice. But this term has caused confusion with the employees believing that they have no rights or protection in the event of wrongful termination. This is not the case. Employees have protection under...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Compare A Business Model With A Competitive Strategy

    A business model is the method a business uses to generate revenue through the sale of its products or services. A competitive strategy focuses on how a business will systematically compete and (hopefully) gain an advantage in the market. At times, the two terms can overlap as selecting the right...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Create A Daycare Center Employee Handbook

    When operating any kind of business, it is in your best interest to have some sort of employee handbook. This protects you and your employees by leaving no question as to appropriate conduct and how your policies fit in with federal and state laws. Daycares are also required by state...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Test Automation: Delivering Business Value

    As organizations look to reduce costs across a wide range of operational disciplines, IT will become under the radar more and more. The impact of project slippage, poor quality delivery and inadequate solutions will not be tolerated. This may prove a pain-point for many organizations who have traditionally failed in...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    AppLabs and the Test Maturity Model Integration (TMMi)

    The Test Maturity Model Integration (TMMi) Foundation is an organization dedicated to improving testing for everyone. The TMMi Foundation has been founded as a non-profit making body, by a number of leading test and quality practitioners from across Europe to promote a standard TMMi model and to promote its uptake...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Keep Developing Your Best Workers

    If the employees aren't feeling challenged anymore, they might begin to grow restless. Learn to create a work environment that continues to engage, educate and offer opportunity to the workers. Good employees are the backbone of your business and the key to future success. But even the most committed worker...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Workforce Visibility

    Do you know as much about your employees as you know about your customers, products, or systems? Imagine the organizational transformation that could be possible if HR could provide real-time, actionable insight into the talent of your organization.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Corporate Team Building

    Team building forms an important constituent of the corporate world. The coordinated efforts of a team of employees leads to company growth. This paper gives an overview of the concept of corporate team building along with some interesting team building activities. The feeling of unity, the urge to strive towards...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Human Resources Manager Sample Resume

    This is a sample Human Resources Manager resume. Through this resume sample you can easily create a resume if you are applying for the post of Human Resources Manager.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Chief Executive Officer Sample Resume

    This is a sample Chief Executive Officer resume. Through this resume sample you can easily create a resume if you are applying for the post of Chief Executive Officer.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Analyzing Relationship Success

    The basic aim of this paper is to identify and analyze the definition and role of success in business relationships. The paper introduces theoretical differentiation between firm success and relationships success, and after it the major characteristics of relationship success will be interpreted. The main outcome of the theoretical and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Consequences Of Trust Between Marketing Managers And Market Research Professionals On The Use Of Information

    The theme of trust in market research relationships has appeared with increasing frequency as the topic has grown in importance. Most of the work in this area has mainly studied antecedents of interpersonal trust, but devoted less attention to the performance outcomes. In the paper the authors propose and test...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Research Methods For Decision Criteria Analysis

    An interesting part of the decision analysis is the elicitation of the criteria used by the decision maker. This task is present in various studies - the author's example is the individual supplier selection decision. Interesting questions about values and objectives, and about the thinking processes of the decision maker...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Management Decision Support By Using Early Warning Environments

    Successful activities in a dynamic environment of today's economy largely depend on the skills to have an adequate view of activity environment and its changes. The information activities of business decision makers relate their subjective potential of environment assessment and problem solving to the systems of environment monitoring and early...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Factors Of Organizational Culture Change

    Organizational culture has a significant impact on the organization members' life and in general it helps a company to achieve positive financial results. Organizational culture is very important in achieving internal integration and implementation of the strategy of adaptation in the external environment. Therefore a lot of companies explore their...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Creative Leadership In Knowledge-Based Organizations

    The major challenge for leaders in the twenty-first century will be how to release the brainpower of their organization. Creativity is high on the agenda of most managers - what is creativity? What can creativity do for business? How can one be more creative? Intuitively we all know, what creativity...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    The Levels Of Marketing Ethics

    The issue of ethics in marketing continues to be a concern for marketing practitioners and researchers. Every business manager would probably agree that ethical implications are often inherent in marketing decisions. This fact has encouraged to turn to the topic of marketing ethics and to analyze the levels of marketing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Four Ways To Increase Online Sales

    Albert Einstein was once asked what he felt was the most powerful force in the universe. His response was "Compound interest". Einstein was referring to how small incremental changes over time can produce amazing results. Improving the conversion rate of your website is exactly the same. Small changes - like...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Nuclear Plant Technical Advisor Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of nuclear plant technical advisor. A nuclear plant technical advisor cover letter displays the applicant's experience in monitoring plant safety status, advising operations staff, and preparing technical reports for the operation of a thermal-nuclear reactor at an electric-power...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Roles Of Leadership

    Leading a change initiative is one of the most difficult tasks a leader can face. It is a double-edged sword with many risks and opportunities. For most leaders, managing a change initiative is crucial role, but the responsibilities can widely vary depending on what type of change will be pursued....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Five Critical Skills For Team Leadership: How Is Managing A Department Different From Leading A Team?

    Team leaders are responsible for leading teams of people who may not report to them. Without organizational authority, team leaders must influence others and inspire them to meet the goals of the initiative or project. To effectively influence team members, team leaders must create a positive climate in which people...

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