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Collaboration Overload Is a Symptom of a Deeper Organizational Problem

Many leaders are now aware of the dangers of collaboration overload and collaboration-tool overload in the workplace. The evidence continues to mount that, for many organizations, the costs associated with meetings, emails, IMs and other forms of workforce collaboration now exceed the benefits. But what can get lost in the eye-popping statistics around excess email and […]

How cognitive computing will change project management

Cognitive computing is rapidly making inroads into the professional services workspace. The emerging technology will have a lasting impact on all jobs across all industries, with health care, finance and legal as early adopters. As much as it changes current jobs, it will also create new jobs. Source: How cognitive computing will change project management […]

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn’t Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss’s listening skills? Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess. While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing firsthand the leadership styles of each executive. One […]

8 Simple Things Top CEOs Do That Inspire Their Teams

What do good CEOs do to inspire their teams? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Source: 8 Simple Things Top CEOs Do That Inspire Their Teams | Inc.com

New study delves into what makes a great leader

Management professor’s top-tier research stresses the power of positive thinking in workplace Source: New study delves into what makes a great leader: Management professor’s top-tier research stresses the power of positive thinking in workplace — ScienceDaily

LinkedIn’s CEO gives $14 million stock bonus back

The move is sure to boost morale among employees after the company’s stock value took a drubbing following its earnings report in February. Source: LinkedIn’s CEO gives $14 million stock bonus back – Business Insider

Top workplace distraction revealed

Facebook has been revealed as one of the top five workplace distractions in a new survey. Interact has released a new flash survey. The respondents to the flash survey consisted of a mix of C-suite executives, HR professionals and other workers. The results reveal that Facebook was seen as one of the most prominent workplace […]

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Our traditional obsessions—success, taking action, fitting in, and relying on experts—undermine continuous improvement. Source: Why Organizations Don’t Learn

The Key to Successful Management? Understanding People

Peter Drucker owes his position as one of the fathers of modern management theory to his understanding of the importance of the individual, something that came to him when attending a class given by John Maynard Keynes at Cambridge University in 1934. “I suddenly realized that Keynes and all the brilliant economics students in the […]

Bad news for active managers as government targets pension charges

UK: The government’s war on fund charges could price out active managers from large chunks of the pension market, writes Natalie Kenway.Last year the UK government introduced a 0.75% cap on investment charges paid within auto-enrolment pension schemes, in a bid to divert up to £200m from the profits of pension providers into savers’ pension […]

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