What makes a great leader? Although the core ingredients of leadership are universal (good judgment, integrity, and people skills), the full recipe for successful leadership requires culture-specific condiments.
In the age of networked enterprise, strong cultures may turn from assets to liabilities. We are evolving toward the age of networked enterprise, in which the traditional hierarchies of the corporation will be supplanted by self-organizing systems collaborating on digital platforms.
Companies that build the optimum ratio of cognitive and emotional culture for their employees can succeed in generating the best worker performance with the lowest turnover. The New York Times published a front-page report on Amazon.com Inc.’s allegedly “bruising workplace” on Aug.
You might not know it from its excess of hair-braiding tutorials, but Pinterest has a dude problem. The San Francisco–based social network is staffed mostly by men, especially in engineering roles.
Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring. If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite effect.
The latest in our series of GreenBiz Reports, researched and written by Deborah Fleischer, the president of Green Impact, explores and outlines the 10 best practices for bringing all your employees on board with your company’s sustainability projects.