There is a lot of buzz around the term “Executive Coach” so what does an executive coach do and what do you need to know before you hire one?
Creative work is best accomplished when team members are able to add their own zest and refine each other’s ideas.
Many organizations may not realize that their recruitment websites provide diversity cues about their company culture. Research looks at how Black and White viewers process the information they see. The findings might surprise you.
No one wants to have to enforce restrictive work policies, but managers often have to do just that. How can they get employee buy-in, when a policy is something their employees will naturally feel inhibited by? An analysis of four studies reveals an interesting technique for getting buy-in on restrictive work policies without altering the policies themselves.
As the global economy rallies, we see an increase in cultural business start-ups. These creative industries, which include the arts, music, theatre, and so on, are in some ways quite different from conventional businesses. A cultural entrepreneur should take care to understand when their business can rely on social networking, and when it cannot.
Life after college can be intimidating. Finding work is often hard, and finding work that lives up to your hopes and dreams is even harder. It’s easy to become overwhelmed by all the choices you have to make when transitioning from college to working life. But a new study sheds light on which career values are most important to identify and use as guides when entering the working world.
Maintaining high levels of employee motivation is of utmost value to every organization. New research points out that breaking down rewards and incentives into different categories increases an employee’s motivation to work better and harder to achieve these rewards.
Your boss has more influence than you. The CEO has even more. Until you get to the upper ranks, your personal influence at work is likely to be small and unimportant. So goes popular thinking. However, new research indicates that not only might your boss’s boss have less influence than everyone believes, your own personal influence in the workplace may have a larger effect than you think.