What to Do About the Performance Review? How Management Styles Impact Important Employee Conversations

Many organizations are making significant changes to performance review practices, such as asking managers to have more frequent conversations with their direct reports. In a survey of over 11,000 direct reports we asked employees how effective their managers were at providing honest feedback on a regular basis. Only 7% gave their managers high marks. In [...]

By | 2018-08-24T06:58:23+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

When it comes to leadership, is good really good enough?

Organizations keep saying they want good leaders, but they don’t. They want great leaders. Best-selling author Joe Folkman, Ph.D., says the difference between good and great leaders is huge: Research has shown that 33 percent of direct reports of good leaders are thinking about quitting. Great leaders only have 6 percent. In a mortgage bank [...]

By | 2018-08-14T08:12:55+00:00 August 14th, 2018|