Team Players: Collaborating in Business

KnowledgeCity

Being a team player is one of the most coveted traits that employers look for in new candidates. According to Robert Golembiewski in his “ Handbook of Organizational Consultation ,” 79 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use self-managing teams and 94 percent use employee work groups.

Millennials vs. Generation Z in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Just when the workplace was getting accustomed to millennial employees, along comes a new generation of workers: Generation Z. Let’s start out by looking at the characteristics that define each generation. Dislike of authority figures and authoritarian work environments.

Rise of the Gig Economy

KnowledgeCity

Getting a full-time job with great benefits and job security is a thing of the past for many workers. Working in Blended Workforces. The formal definition is: “A labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs.”

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

All of your best plans for the creation of a global leadership development program may be meaningless if you do not obtain the buy in of key individuals or groups. Let’s look at the best process to use when looking for buy in from those key groups.

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Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

The outlook may not be quite so doom and gloom, but research shows us that only a small percentage of people have the inherent skillset needed to be a leader. But, is it really the leaders who are failing — or, are organizations failing leaders?

Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Day two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer magazine Symposium continued with more innovative learning strategies in Amelia Island, Fla. Bill Whitmore, CEO of AlliedBarton Security Services began the morning with a keynote on how to drive business performance through leadership branding. Whitmore asked the audience if their company can distinguish value and explained why a company’s leadership brand matters in the context of creating business results.