Spring 2011 Managing Smart


Are You a Numbers Person or a People Person?
Determine whether you are persuaded more by cold, hard facts or the fiery passion of an articulate leader. Good strategy depends on both data and people. Recognize your bias and then find ways to connect the two.

A Balancing Act
Providing the right amount of resources, performance support and job challenge can be the difference between a highly engaged employee or an overwhelmed, stressed-out employee. Know how to balance these three critical elements of a fulfilling job.

Purposeful Work
Research shows that meaningful work beats out leadership, management, pay and many other factors to drive engagement. Learn how to unlock employees’ commitment and potential with meaningful work.

Portable Scheduling
The mobile platform is changing the way employees schedule their shifts. Management applications designed for cell phones, smart phones and computer tablets are sprouting up everywhere. These apps help coordination, and save managers time and headaches.

Resources for Managers
Books to help managers do their jobs better.


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