Fraud Awareness Programs: Employee Training to Combat Fraud

July 10, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The financial scandals at the turn of the 21st century eroded investor confidence and public trust. In response, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) in 2002. Nevertheless fraud and corruption continue to exist and the extent of white-collar crime is startling. The 2012 Report to the (read on...)

Delegation or Empowerment: Is There Really a Difference?

March 18, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

There are many management topics that will teach you about coping in a world of rapid change, managing productivity, tips on goal setting, and the need for dividing the existing work among employees via delegation. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that a shared workload gets (read on...)

Turning Around Your Business Employee Development

December 23, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

For business owners and managers there is a key question that should never be left unanswered. Focus is placed in different areas attempting to cultivate business relationships, improve products and services, hire and recruit talented employees, in addition to other tasks. For all types of (read on...)

Employee Development for the Business Owner

October 20, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Additional training or education can sometimes mean the difference between staying in an entry-level position for a long time and progressing forward into a management role. Many employees would look forward to getting a promotion and moving up in the company if they had the chance to further (read on...)

Business Key Performance Indicators

October 15, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The performance management has multifunctional importance. It recognizes individual contribution and gives opportunity individual development of employees. It contributes to whole organization by achievement of targets and continuous growth. The performance management is opportunity for (read on...)

A Compassionate Approach to Turning Around Performance Problems

July 15, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

His résumé looked great and his references checked out, and the first few months of his work were exemplary. But lately, you’ve noticed that his work is not up to par. It’s been sloppy, he’s missed a few deadlines, and you’ve had complaints about his attitude. You (read on...)

The Vital Element of Delegation

February 17, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

In a recent interview, Ron Dennis of the McLaren Formula 1 team said, “I’m the executive chairman, but if I delegate a role, I’ll step away & let that person get on with it”. Delegation is all about clearing our own desks of the ‘stuff’ that comes at us (read on...)

Participative Leadership!

February 10, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Currently there is a lot of controversy over the benefits that are received when using participative leadership. Both managers and leaders are skeptical about making that step forward and creating new strategies for approaching employees and changing traditional methods for decision making, (read on...)

Grow A Spine and Get Rid of Your Dead Weight Employees

January 12, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The call came in at 5:00 PM just as I was ready to leave the office. I recognized the caller I.D. as one of my clients who had been having major problems with a key employee. “Kevin, I can’t take this anymore, she threw another major fit, screamed that she was quitting, and stormed (read on...)

The Importance of Employee Development

October 20, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Employee development is critical for any well-functioning organization. Look at any high-speed team and you will find a robust development program. Whether it is a commercial enterprise, a non-profit corporation, or a government agency, employee development has both direct and indirect impact on (read on...)