Management & Leadership


Business in the UAE is Booming, So Why is National Unemployment So High?

Article | Author: Jan Marsli, Head of Employee Research Division, Hay Group Middle East | Source: Hay Group | Published: 1 day ago
As the business center of the Middle East, and thanks to a strong economy, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to attract hordes of expatriates looking to earn a tax-free salary and fast track their careers. However what comes as a surprise ... Read more

7 goals or 1 team? What Brazil Learned from the World Cup

Article | Author: Joana Viana, Business Analyst, Hay Group Brazil | Source: Hay Group | Published: 3 days ago
Two months ago, I wrote a blog about the passion us Brazilians have for football and what the World Cup means to us. I mentioned our internal logistics for hosting the tournament and how schools and businesses would close so that everyone could ... Read more

Be a Fierce Leader: 3 Conversations to Share Wins

Blog | Author: Stacey Engle, Vice President of Marketing, Fierce, Inc | Source: HCI | Published: September 11, 2014

It takes a courageous leader to truly develop others – to look outward and want to share something bigger. True leadership involves drawing out the greatness in others - even when people do not believe in their own greatness. This is why it's crucial to share victories with everyone. So what conversations can you have that will effectively share organizational wins?

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Non-cash Rewards Allow Employees to Treat Themselves

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: September 11, 2014

Wondering what to get for the employee that does everything? Would you like to know how to provide meaningful year-end rewards resulting in employee motivation and renewed discretionary effort? When customized to appeal to each and every employee, non-cash rewards can the best recognition strategy to achieve maximum impact. 

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Finding Your Aha Moments in Talent Management

This webcast addresses the biggest issues in talent management. We will discuss some best practices to emulate and some worst practices to avoid. Anyone who manages people is a talent manager, so what are the essentials that everyone should ... Read more

Leadership’s Simple Secret: Consistency in Word, Deed, and Direction

Blog | Author: Amanda Young Hickman | Source: HCI | Published: September 4, 2014

Leadership comes in all kinds of styles, in all kinds of settings. Despite the endless variations and examples of leaders in the world, there is a simple truth about the leadership choices that resonate and make a difference in driving results. It’s about consistency. Word, Deed, and Direction.

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Toxic Employees: To Confront or Not Confront?

Article | Author: Halley Bock, President and CEO, Fierce, Inc. | Source: | Published: September 4, 2014
Toxic employees (a.k.a., “actively disengaged” employees) remain a significant concern for organizations across the globe. According to Gallup’s 2013 State of the Workplace study, a mere 13 percent of the global workforce is ... Read more
White Paper

It’s Not About Me - It’s Me and You: How Being Dumped Can Help First-Time Managers

White Paper | Author: William A. (Bill) Gentry, Senior Research Scientist, Research, Innovation & Product Development at CCL | Source: Center for Creative Leadership | Published: September 3, 2014
One of the biggest and most difficult changes for any leader is the one from an individual contributor or professional who does the work, to a manager who must continue to do the work and more importantly, leads others doing ... Read more
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