November 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, customer service, development, engagement, and more. Steve Digioia of Steve Digioia provided Leadership Series: Ron Kaufman. Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership provided 3 Reasons Why Great Bosses aren’t Bossy. Consider adding these seven ideas to your daily leadership fitness routine.

Recovering Your Company Culture


Company culture is one of the most widely discussed parts of the recruiting process, and takes strong leadership from the top to course-correct when things have gone astray. Next, I asked Greg about his employee attrition and absenteeism. Books Guest Blogger Leadership

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Conflict Without Casualties

Lead Change Blog

Drama costs the US workforce over $350 billion per year in lost productivity, absenteeism, passive-aggressive behavior, and wasted energy. Drama-based organizations and relationships operate at a fraction of their capacity.

Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

We continue the servant leadership interview series with a real treat. I was honored to have Jim Hunter sit down for an interview on Servant Leadership. Jim has over 30 years of experience teaching and consulting on servant leadership principles. So leadership is first.

Are You Living in Conflict Debt?

Leading Blog

In part 3, Davey focuses on “what you can do to systematize conflict so it’s a part of the standard operating procedure of your team.” She covers issues that the U Tool can help to neutralize like the absentee boss and micromanaging.

Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

We continue the servant leadership interview series with a real treat. I was honored to have Jim Hunter sit down for an interview on Servant Leadership. Jim has over 30 years of experience teaching and consulting on servant leadership principles. So leadership is first.

Team Engagement Brings Competitive Advantage

Lead Change Blog

Yet it affects so much of a how a business operates, from the individual in the team to the company as a collection of teams to the entire market place. There is a lack of employee engagement and productivity as accuracy levels decrease, absenteeism increases, motivation is lacking and an unhealthy degree of competitiveness exists. And yet as the Gallup statistics reveal many organisations are under-performing and simply not operating at their optimal potential.

How to Reduce Employee Turnover Rate

Strategy Driven

Flexibility defines things like working hours, collaborations, workload, deadlines, and rules about absenteeism and reporting to work. And although employees can be replaced, it’s a costly process, and a high turnover rate can hurt your operational costs and productivity significantly.

Why Burnout Should Alarm Executive Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

My leadership capabilities would be pushed to the brink. Work stress cost businesses $300 billion per year in absenteeism, loss of talented employees, health costs, and programs to reduce stress. This leads to a huge amount of leadership frustration.

Possibility Maximizer: Maxim Health Systems' Flu and Wellness Podcast

Sales Wolf Blog

 I can think of few, if any, employee wellness issues that have such a direct and measurable impact on an organization's performance as the absenteeism (and presenteeism) resulting from influenza.

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50 Shades of Decay

In the CEO Afterlife

Absentee leadership. Strategic and operational paralysis has become the norm. Too many operational changes. Human Resources Leadership Strategy Uncategorized Business CEO Crisis Management Culture In the CEO Afterlife Innovation John Richard Bell Life Vision

This Coalition of 20 Companies Thinks It Can Change U.S. Health Care

Harvard Business Review

And we know that on the ground, organizations have different leadership models, levels of technical expertise, and culture — all of which impact their readiness to engage in change. And while employers operate across state lines, very few providers do.

Why Dr. Deming’s Work is So Important to Me

Deming Institute

During my junior year in college, I was running for leadership positions in my fraternity. Occasionally, a brother would get voted out of the chapter after a period of excessive absenteeism. Guest post by Mark Graban.

Being an Ethical Business in a Corrupt Environment

Harvard Business Review

An organization showing ethical leadership can galvanize ethically sensitive stakeholders into supporting it in its endeavor to fight corruption, which can lead to reputational benefits for the organization. We also had access to vast amounts of archival data on these organizations and the contexts in which they operated. Organizations need to prioritize the pragmatic, absentee and ethical stakeholders. Others who had stayed away from the market (absentee) emerge.

Workplace Democracy – A Genie in A Bottle | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

According to many experts who wax poetic about employee engagement, democratic workplaces also experience less absenteeism and turnover, two things that are mightily expensive in more traditional workplaces. link] LeadershipNews: A Leadership Crisis or a Branding Issue?

Where are you on the management scale of newbie to expert hacker?

Ask Atma

If the person(s) responsible for managing are able to look at the eighteen points above and determine they are more or less in place, they are operating at the most fundamental or beginner’s level of management. If the company management feels it is operating below this standard most of these practices can be self taught by studying them on the internet or visiting a bookstore. employee interaction and co-operation. reducing absenteeism (and presenteeism).

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Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Harvard Business Review

In a large-scale study of over 3,000 employees conducted by Anna Nyberg at the Karolinska Institute , results showed a strong link between leadership behavior and heart disease in employees.

How to Design a Corporate Wellness Plan That Actually Works

Harvard Business Review

Leadership commitment and support. Boosting engagement in wellness can only be achieved when workers own the program, understand how they and the company benefit, and are given a meaningful voice in its ongoing operation.

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To Reform Capitalism, CEOs Should Champion Structural Reforms

Harvard Business Review

Its weaknesses, like short-termism, speculative trading, absentee ownership, profit- and shareholder-centric orientation, inability to account for non-monetary value, exploitation of labor, and extractive use of natural resources are creating too many disruptions across the globe for the model to survive. The time for incrementalism has passed, and bold, visionary leadership is needed. This blog post is part of the HBR Online Forum The CEO's Role in Fixing the System.