Micro-manager. It's the dirty word in every workplace. No employee wants to work for a micro-manger, and no boss wants to be labeled one. So why does micromanagement occur so much? Plain and simple, it's due to a lack of... Continue reading
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In an ideal world we as managers believe we know quite clearly what our employees do and think, what their plans, progress and problems are. Often that assumption is given without much real communication or feedback, be it online or... Continue reading
Often the simplest things in life work the best. Sometimes companies overdo their HR and management policies. Take example of Nordstrom, the 200+ location department store chain. For years, their Employee Handbook was a single 5-by-8-inch grey card with just 75... Continue reading
Effectiveness is one habit we all need to learn. Already back in 1967 management guru Peter Drucker published his book "The Effective Executive", which is still as applicable today. According to Drucker, effectiveness is a set of practices, meaning we... Continue reading