Business in Action, 8th Ed.
Chapter 12: Labor Relations
Julie Winkle Giulioni reports at SmartBrief.
"If you’re like me and spend most of your day in an office, you probably think it’s impossible to practice healthy habits on the reg.
"New research finds that tales from the C-suite have a negative impact on employee values, but those from their peers are another story.
See the breakdown of a study by LeanIn.
"People are constantly asking me what they can do to make their leadership exceptional.
Brie Weiler Reynolds introduces and presents an infographic on the topic.
"Introverts and extraverts work differently and the environment they work in can ultimately affect their productivity.
"Emotion and data help align culture with business strategy, says Deloitte culture expert.
"Millennials are often miscategorized, leading to the impression that the whole generation is lazy.
"Even if you make the most careful hires based on cultural fit, skills and experience, workplace conflicts inevitably arise between co-workers.
"Time was, layoffs were seen as an emergency strategy, the last resort in a downturn or crisis.
Click below to visit the website for the Telework Coalition.
"There are times Dan Price feels as if he stumbled into the middle of the street with a flag and found himself at the head of a parade.
"New workplace technology is allowing white-collar jobs to be tracked, tweaked and managed using an increasingly wide range of tools to monitor workers’ efforts.
"Off-the-clock work is a big problem for employers.
According to Jodi Glickman (photo, left) and Alicia Bassuk, "The decision to terminate an employee is never easy.
"For the online retailer’s call center employees, more caller demand means more pay.
"The workforce, workplace, and business resources are all transforming at a rapid pace thanks to the technological revolution.
"Gen Y is entering management positions decades earlier than those before them.
"Not everyone is meant to be a leader, but for those of you who are already leaders or aspiring to be leaders, there are a lot of lessons you can learn.
One thing the Amazon chief and incoming owner of The Post has little patience for?
"William Swanson’s unwritten rules of management is full of pithy advice.
"In today’s workplace, you have to be accountable for your career and to take charge of your life .