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Managing people demands a deep appreciation of different individual working styles and the flexibility to deal with those differences and optimize the outcome.
Are performance appraisals a necessary evil? Could they actually be beneficial or are they only another item on your “to do” list? Make the appraisal process easy and effective with the POWER writing process!
Smart managers appreciate how happy employees, company loyalty and increased profits are related. Yet, whose responsibility is it to motivate your employees and can it really be done? This unique webinar will engage you in exploring all these issues.
Research shows a direct link between effective management skills, engaging leadership and an employee’s motivation and productivity. Leading by example is just that – a great example!
Do you cringe when you have to give or get feedback? Do you ever wish there was an easier way, less fraught with the potential for misunderstandings or hurt feelings? This webinar takes an innovative perspective: it suggests that you can use feedback not only to improve productivity on your team, but to create your future.
This foundational webinar provides insights into the management components and relationship skills needed to be successful – both as a manager and a leader. We begin with a leadership quiz based on work done at Harvard University to identify the top ten leadership traits. You will then be able to identify your existing strengths, as well as your opportunities for development.
Then we’ll explore the world of authentic leadership. You will have the opportunity to create your own personal vision of the manager and leader you wish to be. We’ll explore communication and behavioral styles and how they relate to the five main components of management, ending with a unit on communication including characteristics of the charismatic leader.
Leadership can be challenging even when you're dealing with people in the same country. Dealing with others in different countries – with different customs and communication styles – adds an exciting and challenging dimension to being a leader. The webinar starts with a leadership quiz to identify the Top Ten Leadership Traits (as defined by Harvard Business School). Then we move to an overview of how cultures view the tasks of leadership, with ways to soften dissonance and create alignment in the diverse workplace.
Significant technological, political, economic, and competitive shifts often lead to strategic and operational decisions that affect people. All organizational changes are personal, and leaders must be able to communicate change messages openly, directly, and completely. Participants in this Webinar learn about the human transition cycle that accompanies organizational change. Participants learn a process for delivering challenging messages about current organizational changes such as mergers, reorganizations, new business processes, and global sourcing decisions. Participants also learn to identify possible reactions by the recipients of change messages and to respond in ways that encourage the recipients to keep moving forward with change.