Leadership Accountability Needs Transformation

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While most leaders are measured on the basis of business results, organizations must begin holding leaders accountable for building a strong and enduring culture, listening to feedback, and engaging and retaining their teams, according to a new study just released Global Human Capital Trends 2015 by Deloitte University Press.

They went on to state, “Our research indicates that the transformation of the aging performance management process is long overdue.” It has been known for quite some time that what worked in ...

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Use Silence as a Leadership Strategy

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Silence, yes, silence, is a powerful leadership tool. There are many adages about silence such as “he who speaks first loses,” or “silence is golden” which comes from a longer phrase “speech is silver, silence is golden,” placing a much greater value on silence, not just the spoken word.

Recent research by New York University’s Stern School of Business Department of Management and Organizational Behavior shows that the workforce is remaining silent. This type of silence is not a good thing, ...

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Employee Recognition Creates Positive Workplace Communities

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Engaging employees requires more than directing them in what to do; they also need to receive credit for their accomplishments. Such recognition helps to improve the employee experience according to Ventana Research: Five Reasons to Use Social Recognition in Business, 2014. The research states that recognition of employees has many more benefits than simply motivation. The recognition contributed to creating a positive employee culture where they feel:

  • Encouraged to perform better
  • Motivated to achieve more
  • Respected and appreciated

Ventana research shows that employees who ...

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Leadership’s Secret Strategy Fuels Change

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Change: it can be good or bad, exciting or frightening, welcomed with open arms or objected to and rejected. The dictionary definition is to “make the form, nature, content, future course etc. of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone.”
But what if change is transformative, innovative – never done before, could revolutionize operations or require everyone in the organization to eliminate everything they’ve learned about a specific subject?
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Leadership to Fuel Sustainable Engagement

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Towers Watson’s 2014 Global Workforce Study states, “In today’s global workplace, leadership is a driver of not only sustainable engagement overall, as revealed in their 2012 research, but also all the components of sustainable engagement.”
The report exposed that 24 percent of employees were regularly disengaged, 17 percent detached and 19 percent unsupported – they would normally be engaged but lack either enablement and/or energy from leadership. That leaves only 40 percent of the workforce sustainably engaged.
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