Today’s consumers are subject to social pressure to support brands that are aligned with their personal values. When firms do not conform to their customer’s values, they often find themselves the target of boycotts. Managing in the age of boycotts is something firms need to pay attention to and understand how to manage.
2019 Volume 22 Issue 3
In this article, the author clarifies the differences between those problems that can be solved—Tame Problems—and those that cannot—Wicked ones—and spells out the both the implications of these, and what can be done to deal with them.
Growing interest in mentoring programs is largely due to the benefits mentoring provides to participants and their organizations. Mentoring can offer significant benefits in corporate settings. In this paper, we outline a process for how your organization—large or small—can create a mentoring program that meets your unique needs.
Drawing upon recent research, this article offers practical advice on two key elements of working in virtual settings: how to create and reinforce a trustworthy identity with people who do not know you well, and how you can overcome barriers to effective collaboration with physically distant others.
In the 21st century, with changing demographics, technology, and socio-cultural dimensions—adaptation of established norms is paramount for the optimal success of organizations and their human capital. This article offers perspectives on the 40-hour workweek for both organizations and employees.
One of the critical components of financial statements is the audit report. While audited financial statements are not perfect they should be “good enough” that the informed investor, having read the financial statements, has enough data to make knowledgeable decisions based on the firm’s history and its management’s handling of finances.
In today’s economy, employee retention is the number-one issue on many HR managers’ plate. Employee turnover is costing organizations billions of dollars each year in direct replacement costs. These staggering sums represent only some 30 percent of the total costs associated with turnover.
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This article discusses the role of finance in strategic planning, decision making, formulation, implementation, and monitoring.
Great leaders understand how to balance emotion with reason and make decisions that positively impact themselves, their employees, their customers and stakeholders, and their organizations.
This article explores why headcount reporting problems exist and will likely worsen, especially for multinational companies, unless improved workforce planning frameworks are implemented.
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Online misinformation is spreading fast and health officials are mounting a concerted effort to combat it. As a business leader, you now need to connect with an increasing number of highly reliable sources of information.
In this environment of uncertainty, one way we can help our companies, our employees, and ourselves is to use this time to invest in learning new skills—upskilling.
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