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Are You Ready for Leadership? - Part 3

How Effective a Manager Are You?

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of this case study for background information.

Prior to the Meeting between Allan and the VP of Product Development

Prior to his meeting with Allan, the VP of Product Development asked Allan to come prepared to discuss the team he was leading and in particular, what was going well […]

Are You Ready for Leadership? - Part 2

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Read Part 1 of this case study for background information.

The Team’s Next Steps

When we left off with the case study, the team felt they had to take action. The team members agreed that they would talk with Allan’s boss. They felt this project was too important to the company to allow it to […]

Are You Ready for Leadership? - Part 1

Leadership Challenges

A Mini Case Study

This mini case study follows Allan, a new manager of a global new product development team for a financial services firm. This global team was tasked with an 18 month innovation project. The team included 25 individuals from across the organization representing all geographic locations and all divisions. Allan took on […]

Engaging the Younger Generation

Support Employee Networking

Through Corporate Support for Involvement in Non-Profit and Community Initiatives

The younger generation employees want to do social good work; they want to be involved in the community. Companies can engage the younger generation workforce by enabling for time and support to work with local community groups – whether non-profits or NGOs.

Consider this short […]

Collaborate with Remote Employees to Develop Ground Rules

Ground rules enable for consistency among remote employees and are particularly important when employees are in different time zones and must collaborate or exchange information regularly. As a best practice, managers should collaborate with remote employees to develop ground rules. Remote employees who participate in developing ground rules are more likely to adopt those ground […]