What makes a Manager great? As is often the case, we can look to Google for some of the answers. A couple of years ago their People Analytics team studied what makes a great manager. But before they did that, they actually tried to prove that managers don't really matter. This exercise quickly revealed that managers did matter.
“Best Fit” workplaces consider virtual and co-located work environments as viable places to get the job done. “Best Fit” workplaces find and build talented teams that align with the organization’s desired culture and goals. They’re SMART about how they design the organizational structure so that it “fits” the way work gets done and the way knowledge is stored.
5 proactive ways to clear confusion in the virtual workplace.
Virtual work is growing exponentially in the workforce but employee engagement is at an all time low. Employee engagement impacts bottom line performance in 9 ways.
Trust is a crucial factor for team cohesiveness. Without trust, people won't voice their opinions, questions & ideas. Learn about your own trust behaviors, check out our new, free trust assessment at the SMART Workplace.
Five Commitments of a SMART Career Professional. Working SMART is on the leading edge of a bigger trend where we are responsible for managing ourselves, our careers and the transitions that come when moving from one role to the next throughout our careers.