Now, Jody Foster, chair of the psychiatry at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia talks to Knowledge at Wharton about the impact of disruptive behavior in the workplace. Knowledge at Wharton about the impact of disruptive behavior in the workplace and what can be done about it.
Regulars readers of this blog will recall late last year we ran a post entitled the best person for the job.
In it we discussed a recent finding that managers tend to hire people like themselves.
Since then, some anecdotal evidence points to the idea that managers aren’t just hiring employees with whom they would like to spend time. They are also hiring subordinates who dress like them and perhaps even resemble them. Thus we have birds of a feather management
Into the debate about women on corporate boards Boris Groysberg has introduced a new dimension. He has found wide differences in opinion about quotas for women on corporate boards of directors. Read the rest of this entry »
Towers Watson the global human resources consulting firm is out with a new survey today. Its findings won’t surprise any employee who is experiencing stress on the job. It’s a trend that is being noticed by many employers as well and it is continuing unabated. Read the rest of this entry »
David Novak says that leaders need to recognize that they cast what he calls a “shadow of leadership.” And he says, whether the know or acknowledge it, subordinates emulate the behavior of leaders because they want to move up the ranks of the organization. Read the rest of this entry »
David Novak is clear. Leadership is a privilege and he says leaders need to be passionate about their employees. “Companies go awry when they think about profit first,” he says. Instead they get focused on the end goal, rather than employees and customers.
If your New Year’s resolutions include better job performance, one essential ingredient may be your relationship with your boss. Recently researchers at the University of Haifa (Isreal) examined how employees cope with the stress of abusive treatment by a superior. Read the rest of this entry »
The news from Catalyst a New York based non-profit that focuses on women in management, delivered gloomy news today. There is still little room for women at the top. There were no significant gains made over the last year. Read the rest of this entry »