The News of the World's demise revealed a corporate culture run amok. Who in the corporate hierarchy should be held accountable? A business ethicist says it's the job of HR to make sure bad behavior is caught - and stopped - before it boils into a scandal.
The British tabloid News of the World generated headlines recently after its reporters were found to have routinely hacked into the cell phones of celebrities and murder victims. News Corporation, which owned the…Continue
Added by Leslie Allan on September 29, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments
Training that doesn't have real-world impact doesn't get the job done. Here's a tip for developing programs that have an impact outside the classroom.
Days, weeks, or even months, go into building a training program. Employees attend and seem to listen attentively. Then they return to their desks and a few try to incorporate what they've learned to the real world.
After that, very little, if anything, changes.
What went wrong? It's possible the…
Added by Leslie Allan on September 26, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Fashion and style can do a lot to amplify image by creating visual impact and allowing women and men to distinguish themselves with the added touch of personality. Fashion and style fade with time, but image is eternal. A business appropriate wardrobe is a key part of building your business image and personal brand, both in person and online. Image goes beyond appearance to include behavior and communication. Personal branding complements business image and wardrobe management. It…Continue
Added by Yasmin Anderson-Smith on September 25, 2011 at 3:03pm — No Comments
It can be difficult at the best of times to gauge the impact that your recent training program had on business results. For some programs, it may seem well nigh impossible. Here is an example of just such a program and my suggestions for your options in isolating the impact of your program from other influences on results.
Just as there's more than one way to skin a cat, there's more than one way to evaluate a training program. My previous post on…Continue
Added by Leslie Allan on September 23, 2011 at 12:52am — No Comments