Tag Archives: Employee motivation

Committed teams: three steps to inspiring passion and performance by Mario Moussa, Madeline Boyer, and Derek Newberry

Build high-performing teams with an evidence-based framework that delivers results Committed is a practical handbook for building great teams. Based on research from Wharton’s Executive Development Program (EDP), this concise guide identifies the common challenges that arise when people work together as a group and provides key guidance on breaking through the barriers to peak …
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The open organization: igniting passion and performance by Jim Whitehurst

Overview: TODAY’S LEADERS KNOW THAT SPEED and agility are the keys to any company’s success, and yet many are frustrated that their organizations can’t move fast enough to stay competitive. The typical chain of command is too slow; internal resources are too limited; people are already executing beyond normal expectations. As the pace accelerates, how …
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International Day of Happiness 2015

Today is the International Day of Happiness. The United Nations declared March 20 the International Day of Happiness to underline the commitment of its 193 member states to “better capture the importance of the pursuit of happiness and well-being in development with a view to guiding their public policies.” To mark this day, the Library has prepared …
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A Team of leaders: empowering every member to take ownership, demonstrate initiative, and deliver results by Paul Gustavson and Stewart Liff.

Overview: Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees’ talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short… Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sharing knowledge and pushing the envelope–one that does long term planning and produces outstanding performance. …
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International Day of Happiness

Today is the International Day of Happiness. The United Nations declared March 20 the International Day of Happiness to underline the commitment of its 193 member states to “better capture the importance of the pursuit of happiness and well-being in development with a view to guiding their public policies.” You can find titles related to this topic in IESE’s …
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The happy manifesto: make your organization a great workplace by Henry Stewart. (London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2013)

Overview Imagine a workplace where people are energized and motivated by being in control of the work they do. Imagine they are trusted and given freedom, within clear guidelines, to decide how to achieve their results. Imagine they are able to get the life balance they want. Imagine they are valued according to the work …
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Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for

Google heads Fortune’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” in recognition of its success in creating a great workplace for employees.  SAS Institute and CHG Healthcare Services follow up in second and third place, respectively. A total of 259 companies participated in this year’s survey, representing more than 277,000 employees. To select the 100 Best Companies to Work …
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Top US Global Training Organizations for 2012

Telecommunications giant Verizon has grabbed the top spot in the Training Top 125 for 2012. Farmers Insurance claimed second place, with Miami Children’s Hospital, Mohawk Industries, and McDonald’s trailing in third, fourth and fifth, respectively. The ranking is based on benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee program; goals, evaluation, measurement, and workplace …
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Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for

Google heads Fortune’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” in recognition of its success in creating a great workplace for employees.  Boston Consulting Group and SAS Institute follow up in second and third place, respectively. A total of 280 companies participated in this year’s survey. To select the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune partners with theGreat Place …
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Best Companies to Work for in Spain

BBVA heads this year’s edition of the list of best companies to work for in Spain. The next two positions are occupied by Kimberly Clark, always among the best, and Orange, which has taken advantage of its strong position in the Spanish market to shoot up the ranking. The ranking seeks to evaluate and recognize …
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