The stop and go of urban traffic reminds me of business ethics. The yellow light is a metaphore indicating to slow down and prepare to stop, but how you handle each yellow light will depend on circumstances. Sometimes we do it without much thought much like our approach to business ethics.
Teaching employees to take responsibility shouldn't be approached as a one size fits all. We have narrowed down employee leadership development into 4 basic steps.
We’d like to take a few moments to look at the reasons behind the need to say no for maintaining a positive company culture. We review why you should say no as well as how.
We were recently involved in a team-building project stemming from long standing disagreement(s) between two managers. Issues that began small, bloomed into direct conflict. The conflict that had become a fact of workplace culture had now divided departments, threatened production and fostered a toxic work environment. Our approach to help was successful!
What a sick office culture looks like. The bad news: if your office displays 2 of the following 5 team maladies, you have a sick office culture: 1. Interoffice sabotage (usually driven by gossip) 2. Excessive non-medical absenteeism 3. Limited dialogue, lack of free expression 4. High turnover – all staff positions. 5. No passion. Lack of direction. It’s for the paycheck, not the team There is good news...