Each year, companies large and small vie to be named as a Best Place to Work by various media outlets including Inc., Forbes, local Business Journals, industry trade papers and regional publications. What do these companies share?
Peter Drucker is considered to be one of the greatest thought leaders on business management. Decades before the term “soft-skills” was in vogue, Drucker espoused the critical human qualities of management and leadership.
Having a corporate reward and recognition program can benefit your company. Successful companies and corporate leaders have long known that praise and recognition are essential to an outstanding workplace. From a corporate leadership standpoint, the benefits of a comprehensive and well-executed reward and recognition program are irrefutable.
Esprit de corps: a feeling of pride, fellowship, and common loyalty shared by the members of a particular group. Did you ever stop to think about who coined that term?
In most families, the heads of the household provide sustenance and a roof-over-their-heads while the children are tasked with their chores and education. There are family parallels to business vis-à-vis corporate leadership and followers who have tasks to perform.
This week’s PricewaterhouseCoopers blog by Augusto Giacoman was titled Caring Leadership. In the article, Mr. Giacoman told the personal story of a caring leadership lesson presented to a command staff in Iraq by a sergeant major of the 75th Ranger Regiment.