A Diverse Workforce is Prompting More Flexibility Jennifer from marketing is 27, single, and has just hired a personal trainer. Rajid from sales is 41. He just found out that his daughter needs orthodontics. Single mom Marie-Claire from HR is ready to enroll her son in daycare. Antoine has been helping his 72-year-old father adjust […]
Good Behaviour by Decree? How a simple contract can motivate employees to create a kinder, gentler (more prosperous) workplace Consider the things coworkers do that you wish they wouldn’t. Allison, for instance, chews gum—loudly—when she’s on the phone with customers. Calvin consistently forgets to turn off his cell phone at critical times. (Last week it […]
Two-thirds of workers in New England have a hard time resisting office snacks. This is primarily because vending machines offer mostly unhealthy treats, according to a survey on workplace eating habits by Peapod, an online grocery service based in Boston.
I enjoy the summer for lots of reasons, particularly because I make the effort to reconnect with girl friends and sports. It is always fun–full of stories, lies,
Dealing with time pressures, feeling isolated, and often experiencing the frustration of stagnancy, middle managers operate under enormous pressure. This management niche actually forms the glue of every organization because of the specialized knowledge and skill sets they possess. The Traditional Role of the Middle Manager Middle managers are sandwiched between the “upper executives” and […]