- Herman Melville’s short story Bartleby, the Scrivener provides lessons on how to deal with troubled colleagues.
- Three key pay and performance metrics can help define and influence an organization’s values.
- July 25, 2019 by Theodore KinniMore and more leaders recognize the need to manage contingent workers, but their companies and cultures often undercut their efforts.
- July 11, 2019 by Mark GimeinIn his new book, Neil Irwin finds that people who succeed in management careers do so by trying new things, learning from failures, and embracing changes in direction.
- July 1, 2019A selection of books perfect for your commute — or the beach.
- June 27, 2019 by Michele WuckerBelieving the popular perceptions about millennials could be risky business.
- May 30, 2019 by Samantha MarshallPinnacle Group CEO Nina Vaca’s top priorities are to keep growing fast and expand the talent pipeline.
- May 20, 2019 by Laura W. GellerProfessor Jochen Menges on the ways companies can develop well-being initiatives that genuinely make people feel better.
- May 14, 2019 by Daniel AkstIn his new book, Range, David Epstein argues that although specialization has its virtues, businesses need people with wide horizons and ranges of interests in order to succeed.
- May 2, 2019 by Matt PalmquistIn the gig economy, more companies are employing temporary workers for greater flexibility. But that strategy comes at a cost.
- April 23, 2019 by Mark GimeinIn his new book, Globotics Upheaval, economist Richard Baldwin wrestles with the opportunities and perils brought about by globalization and robotics.
- April 16, 2019 by Josh LevsEven as the concept of integrating our professional and personal lives gains currency, it is important to demarcate borders between the two.
- March 11, 2019 by Josh LevsTo level the playing field at the office, it is essential that companies promote work–life balance and family-friendly policies for all employees.
- February 18, 2019Workers today want careers that fit their values, are enjoyable, and contribute to society. Here’s what business leaders can do to deliver on this idea of “good work.” For further insights, read “Good Work.”
- February 18, 2019 by Lynda GrattonHow HR leaders can play a vital part in providing a compelling environment for tomorrow’s workforce.
- Today’s employees want jobs that are intrinsically rewarding and that fit their values. And though the meaning of work is different for each person, companies that act now to address these demands will gain a lasting competitive advantage. See also “Five Ways Companies Can Give People a Good Work Experience.”
- January 31, 2019 by Matt PalmquistTo deter turnover, managers can watch for the behaviors that employees exhibit when they are considering leaving.
- January 30, 2019 by Eric J. McNultyA framework borrowed from nature illuminates why these workers are valuable and why they should be nurtured.
- Major companies are transforming their core and rethinking their functions.
- November 15, 2018 by Matt PalmquistTraditional HR practices won’t suffice when firms seek to attract the sometimes quirky, and always necessary, idea people.
- November 5, 2018Writers at strategy+business pick the year’s best books in seven categories.
- October 25, 2018 by Matt PalmquistEmployees who know what their bosses earn work harder, but the opposite is true if their colleague’s paycheck is bigger.
- September 21, 2018 by David ClarkeWhat are the four hallmarks of a company that truly stands apart from the rest?
- July 19, 2018 by Theodore KinniSowing seeds of confusion and discord is no way to run an organization.
- July 3, 2018A selection of books perfect for your commute — or the beach.
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