The Problems with Know-It-Alls
- The role of UK managers. // Printing World;4/14/2005, Vol. 290 Issue 2, p20
Reports on a survey which found that one-third of British employees perceive their boss as a role model. Employees' reasons for being critical of their bosses; Perception of employees on the overall value of managers to organizations.
- Know what's up before it goes down. Wiesner, Pat // Colorado Business Magazine;Mar1998, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p9
Opinion. Presents the author's views on the management of people. Importance of knowing employees' problems in relation with management; Benefits of knowing how employees feel about their jobs; Characteristics of a good leader; Benefits of letting employees give ideas as a way of solving problems.
- Dealing with a Difficult Boss. Domeyer, Diane // OfficePro;Oct99, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p5
Offers pieces of advice on how an employee can deal with a difficult boss. Consequences of tension between an employer and an employee; Significance of clarifying standards and expectations; How to tailor an employee's interpersonal style.
- Nightmare on mahogany row: The unmanageable workforce. James, David // BRW;03/01/99, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p58
Discusses how loyalties between employers and employees have changed and how to manage what might be an unmanageable workforce. Advice for Australian executives; How the attitudes of employees in Australia have changed; Comments from Mark Pearce of Clemenger; Their study `How Stakeholders are...
- Manufacturing Employees and Technological Change. BEMMELS, BRIAN; RESHEF, YONATAN // Journal of Labor Research;Summer91, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p231
Understanding why some workers resist technological change while others accept and facilitate it may be crucial for the survival of manufacturing firms. This study analyzes managers' perceptions of employees' reactions to technological changes at 206 Canadian manufacturing plants that made...
- You're Leading. Goldsmith, Marshall; Wheeler, Pat // Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2012, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p12
The authors discuss communication gaps between leaders and employees in organizations. According to the authors, many leaders assume that communicated messages will be understood and obeyed, while employees do not necessarily adopt or even understand the messages. Topics include memorandums,...
- what to do when employees resist change. Iskat, Gregory J.; Liebowitz, Jay // Supervision;Dec2013, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p15
The article presents tips for corporate leaders when employees resist changes. It mentions that managers could focus on loosening up the attitudes of employees such as allowing them to become more open-minded to other possibilities to help them accept the change. It is also necessary for people...
- ANALYSIS OF DIFFERENCES IN ATTITUDES BETWEEN MANAGERS AND NON-MANAGING EMPLOYEES. Dukić, Gordana // Interdisciplinary Management Research;2009, Vol. 5, p329
The basic task of managers is to establish and maintain the conditions required for joint activities of individuals aimed at efficient achievement of goals set by the organization they work for. An organization, be it non-profit or for-profit, will perform better and fulfil its mission more...
- NO BETTER TIME TO GET BOSSY. // Advertising Age;4/29/1991, Vol. 62 Issue 18, p26
Reports on the results of the FaxTrack poll of the 'Advertising Age' magazine about the attitudes of employees toward their bosses. Percentage of respondents who say they do not like their bosses; Respondents who consider their bosses as mentors; Suggestion for bosses to improve relationship...