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Want Engaged Workers? Get Their Managers to Pay Attention

<i>Gallup’s Jim Harter joins our experts discussing e-mail overload, open office plans, telecommuting, and eating lunch at their desks.</i><p><b>What needs fixing</b> …

Making sales go viral: How Sony married big data with old-school marketing to drive 300% more business

Selling laptops is a tough business these days. Not only has the PC industry been slumping, with a record seven quarters of consecutive decreases in sales, only one vendor has actually been growing — and not it’s not Apple.<p>But in a recent campaign, Sony mixed modern big data, social media …

How to design workspaces that support employee mental health - The Business Journals

By Jennifer Stukenberg <br>– Contributing Writer,<p>Dec 4, 2013, 10:35am EST<b><br>Updated</b> Dec 4, 2013, 11:18am EST<p>Is your office design hostile to your employees’ …

Who is the Best Person for the Job?

Barrick, M. R., & Mount, M. K. (1991). The Big Five personality dimensions and job performance: A meta analysis. <i>Personnel Psychology, Vol. 44,</i> pp. …

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks about team building, product insight, and good design

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made an appearance at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco today to have a fireside chat with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. During the hour-long conversation, Mayer spoke about her experience relating to teams, the impact of design on products, and how she helps empower …

5 Easy Ways To Motivate - And Demotivate - Employees

I’ll put it as simply as I can: There are an awful lot of unmotivated employees out there. With a recent national study showing that less than 1 in 4 non-management employees is fully engaged (aka, fully motivated and productive), there is, shall we say, ample room for improvement. And since an …

25 Revealing Questions That Build Better Work Relationships

You spend more waking hours with your colleagues than with anyone else. Here's an easy way to strengthen those relationships.<p>I recently attended the Wisdom 2.0 conference and one of my main takeaways was about the importance of being present--not distracted--when you're with people who are …

Steve Ballmer: Here's The Real Reason I'm Leaving Microsoft

In it, he gives his fullest explanation for why he's stepping down as CEO of Microsoft.<p>It sounds like Ballmer decided it was time to leave after getting a certain amount of nudging from his board members.<p>In January, Ballmer was laying out his plan to combat the rise of the iPhone and Android to his …

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How to Change and Transform Your Company Culture

You Can Transform Your Culture Using These Conscious Steps<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated September 30, 2017<p>Changing your organizational culture is the …

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Hey, Marissa Mayer, You've Got it Wrong: Telecommuting Isn't A Bad Thing. It's The Future

The Yahoo! chief argues that productive work requires everyone to be in the same place. She has it exactly backwards.<p>In February 2013, Marissa Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo!, ignited a not-insignificant controversy when she announced that employees no longer would be permitted to work from home.<p>We …

Cash bonuses are better than raises for getting people to work harder, say Harvard researchers

Offering workers higher salaries doesn’t increase their productivity, according to new research from Harvard University. It causes employees to assume their previous salary expectations were wrong, and that the higher offer is the market rate. Thus, a higher wage doesn’t correlate with harder …