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Southwest Airlines 2011 Results Reflect Benefits of Servant Leadership

Modern Servant Leader

Yet, Southwest makes up for these costs by being more productive. Question: What other businesses exemplified servant leadership in 2011?

Cutting Costs/Curtailing Services Can Produce Crappy Customer Service

Chart Your Course

In uncertain economic times, it’s common for businesses to focus their time and energies on ways to cut costs. Equip your staff. Quality first.

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Small Business Resolutions for 2011

Coaching Tip

Here are some resolutions to help small or mid-sized businesses innovate in 2011. . Be proactive in 2011. . Things change, but do you?

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The cost and benefit of an apology | The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog

A recent article at Knowledge @ Wharton Today explains that offering an apology has both costs and benefits. Absolutely. A casual “Sorry!”

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A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond New year brings with it new predictions, agendas, resolutions and trends. From Seth Godin’s post “ What is Excellence ” at Tom Peters website So, seeking/delivering excellence in everything you do is a goal worth chasing in 2011 (and beyond). Don’t Kill It!

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Managing the Unmanageable

Leading Blog

Anne Loehr and Jezra Kaye, authors of Managing the Unmanageable , say that these “unmanageable” people are costing companies a fortune. Perceiving the difference is the task of leaders, managers, and coaches. Managing the Unmanageable is written to help you do just that. Why do they do that? Why are they that way?

Externalized Cost and Time Management

CEO Blog

All the time wasted costs me and the other citizens. It is externalized cost. The airlines/governments cost does not increase by having me wait. I have been traveling a lot lately and have been highly frustrated with the process (so you know I was not flying private). It starts with driving to the airport. Then line after line.

Poor Leadership Costs Average Organization Over $1 Million Dollars Year

Six Disciplines

A new white paper from The Ken Blanchard Companies shows that poor leadership is costing the average company an amount equal to 7% of their annual revenue. Research from Blanchard shows that direct report productivity can be improved 5-12% through better management practices. The three big culprits? Employee turnover.

Management and Leadership – Leadership Lessons from the United.

Strategy Driven

Ever thought about the aggregated cost that wasted time represents? StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P. How much time does your organization waste?

Six No-Cost Ways To Be An Effective Leader

Eric Jacobson

Author and consultant Leigh Branham says the good news is that the most effective things a leader can do don’t cost money; they just cost time and effort. Branham says a leader should: 1. Make the commitment to create a great place to work. Inspire employee confidence in decisions and clear business direction.

Human Resource (HR) Manager Challenges

Coaching Tip

An Human Resource (HR) manager’s work does not end once a candidate is hired. By guest author Jay Weiss of JGI Consultants.

Know the 6 Steps in Cost/Benefit Analysis

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. We all know we should make an investment when the benefits outweigh the costs, but few people understand what really goes into the analysis. Bob's blog entries "Guide to Finance Basics for Managers" Harvard Business Review. Here are the six [.].

Barriers to Reducing and Controlling Healthcare Costs | StrategyDriven

Strategy Driven

In 2011, health premiums will continue to surge upward with most major surveys projecting increases in the 9 percent to 12 percent range – or over eight-times the rate of inflation. What areas are showing the highest potential for costly future medical risks? Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. population. trillion annual U.S.

Can managers teach management skills?

Chartered Management Institute

New research by the Forum of Private Business has found that most of their members are not investing in management skills, preferring to “teach themselves” or take informal advice or training. This is largely down to cutting costs in difficult times but could end up costing businesses more in the long run.

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Peter Drucker And The Five Deadly Business Sins

Terry Starbucker

3) Cost-Driven pricing. There is thus no excuse for managements to indulge in the five deadly sins. Yes sir, copy that. Leadership

Leadership Follies – Avoiding the Customer at All Costs

Linked 2 Leadership

Based on the recent economic downturn, people should see the costs of not paying attention to the customer. “What does it matter? But why?

Instinctively Reactive Leaders – Another Cost

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Instinctively Reactive Leadership – Another Cost A few weeks back, I wrote about “ toxic leadership ” and how it is a huge cost to organizations. This week, I was led to think about another cost – “reactive leadership”. with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Nicholas Bate NOOP.NL

Using Healthcare Performance Management as a Business Strategy

Strategy Driven

An HPM strategy has profound implications for senior management in the three critical areas of governance, risk and compliance.

Shaking-up Leadership

N2Growth Blog

If you take one thing away from today’s message it should be this: the most costly legacy system a company can maintain is poor leadership. .

Managing Change

Chartered Management Institute

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Management Improvement Carnival – 2013 Edition

QAspire

I have been hosting the annual management improvement carnival (organized by John Hunter ) for last 3 years and I am glad to be continuing that streak.

Managing Board Relations | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In today’s post I’ll deal with a skill set that all successful CEOs excel at…managing board relations. I Think Not.

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Three Tips for Managing an Olbermann - Next Level Blog

Next Level Blog

So, how do you manage the superstar that has a penchant for stirring things up? What have you learned about managing difficult superstars?

Looking For Leadership

N2Growth Blog

link] ATIG Dear Mike, "I've found that 90% of problems companies have on-line are created by management, not technology" David Segal Why not E-leader ( participative) for better decision making to do the right thing ? Can manager be leaders? mikemyatt: RT @thinkBIG_blog: Cheap always costs you mo. Keep writing!

The Cost of Business

Women on Business

On the surface this savings looks good to many companies, but as soon as the economy turns around these services are going to go back to the increased costs they deserve and then what? I know that there are a million things that we can do ourselves and as small businesses we often look to cut costs that way. Create Realistic Budgets.

Poor Leadership Costs Average Organization Over $1 Million Dollars Year

Six Disciplines

A new white paper from The Ken Blanchard Companies shows that poor leadership is costing the average company an amount equal to 7% of their annual revenue. Research from Blanchard shows that direct report productivity can be improved 5-12% through better management practices. The three big culprits? Employee turnover.

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Not only do raw ideas have little intrinsic value, but they are often very costly. Failed initiatives are costly at several levels.

Goal Setting & Time Management; Action, Execution & Getting It Done!

Create Learning

The essence of management is goal-directed behavior. Understand the relationship between goals and time management. Here is What You Get.

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People Quit Their Boss… Not the Company!

Strategy Driven

What poor retention is costing you. Certain managers tend to churn thru people… even the ones the managers hire themselves.

Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

practical-support/management-community/blogs/why-are-ceos-rarely-fired Kerri Nowak I greatly appreciated this post! Any manager or supervisor that showed any leadership or aggressiveness was immediately dismissed. A poor manager or supervisor is more than just an organizational problem. If not, why not? Thanks! Great post.

StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 54 – An Interview with Gail.

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag articles on the StrategyDriven website. Click here to cancel reply.

Integrating Technical and Human Management Systems

Curious Cat

ASQ has asked the Influential Voices on quality management to look at the question of integrating technical quality and human management systems.

Leaders Cannot Be Blamers: 3 Things

QAspire

The blame senior management, the organization culture, their own team members and sometimes even the customers. Also read: Invisible Cost of “Toxic” Leadership. Leadership Managing Communication Self Growth Culture Building Team BuildingThe true test of a leader is when things don’t go as planned. Worst yet, when things fail.

How to Hire & Manage Consultants

N2Growth Blog

If you don’t know what you’re trying to accomplish, how are you going to direct and manage an outside advisor. Experience counts.

Turnarounds and the Big Play | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

by John • December 11, 2011 • Branding , Leadership , Marketing , Strategy • 1 Comment. December 13, 2011 at 3:50 am.

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6 Concepts for Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It

Leading Blog

The de-average by finding efficient, cost-effective ways to create product variations that more perfectly match the varying needs of very different types of customers, getting rid of overages (things we don’t want) and underages (gaps we want filled). Slywotzky has identified six insights and behaviors of demand creators: Make it Magnetic.

Overcoming The Leadership Stupid Gene

The Leadership Advisor

It could cost you a little short-term, but the medium to long term benefits are innovation, creativity and an amazing atmosphere in your organization.

What Really is The Big Picture of Business

Strategy Driven

Management is concerned that resources are not concentrated on important things. Management of the organization seems tired or complacent.

What Every CEO Should Know About Talent Alignment

C-Level Strategies

They had chosen to implement a low cost/high volume strategy that needed more people in “manufacturing&# than they’d allocated.

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SIMPLE. CONFLICT. MANAGEMENT.

Linked 2 Leadership

THE HIGH COST OF WORKPLACE CONFLICT Conflict has become so much a part of western culture that when it is absent, many look for it in their entertainment and others simply generate it to fill a void. Conflict ManagementConflict is defined as “competitive or opposing action of incompatibles.”