Summer 2012 Managing Smart

Jun 29, 2012

When Whistle-Blowers Get Personal
Character assassinations wrapped in ‘whistle-blower’ disguises are dangerous to the company. Leaders need to deal openly with mean-spirited, unfounded complaints.

Playing Favorites
In a recent survey, executives recognized and even admitted to favoritism when giving promotions. The survey’s author explains in this interview how this rampant practice can undermine employee morale.

Reduce Fear of Rejection to Increase Contributions
Fear of rejection may impede workers’ ability to contribute. Help employees conquer their fear of rejection by fulfilling their need to make a difference.

Mind Your Reputation
Don’t let others define your reputation for you. Actively build and maintain it—authentically—to boost your performance as a manager and your career.

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


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