Texas Lawmakers Attack Citigroup Over Bank’s Abortion Policy

HR Digest

Jane Fraser, Citi’s CEO, has made a determined effort to make the company’s culture more employee-friendly. Fraser implemented “Zoom-free Fridays” and advised employees to avoid scheduling calls outside of normal business hours. .

Rotman on Design: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Rotman on Design: The Best on Design Thinking from Rotman Magazine Roger Martin and Karen Christensen, Co-Editors University of Toronto Press (2013) The best on design thinking from Rotman Magazine: An abundance of valuable insights. Brilliantly co-edited by Roger Martin and Karen Christensen, the several dozen brief essays comprise the best single source for information, […].

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Olympian Leadership Lessons in Peak Performance

The Practical Leader

Dawn Fraser, gold medal Australian swimmer at three Olympics declares, “ The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself.” management 2012 Summer Olympic Games Dawn Fraser Emil Zatopek England Helsinki Herb Elliott inspirational leadership John Williams leadership London Nik Wallenda Pierre de Coubertin Zenger FolkmanLater this month, the 2012 Summer Olympic Games get underway in London, England.

018: How to Have More Great Days at Work | with Chris Rice

Engaging Leader

Book: The Engagement Equation: Leadership Strategies for an Inspired Workforce , by Christopher Rice, Fraser Marlow, and Mary Ann Masarech. Resources Mentioned in This Episode Book: The Engagement Equation: Leadership Strategies for an Inspired Workforce, by Christopher Rice, Fraser Marlow, and Mary Ann Masarech Video: The X Model of Employee Engagement by BlessingWhite Subscription Links RSS iTunes Stitcher Your Feedback If you like our show, please rate us on iTunes.

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Companies considering “Zoomless” day a week to combat video fatigue

HR Digest

The CEO Jane Fraser sent a memo to all employees regarding this new policy. Jane Fraser’s memo came just one day later, and she addressed the issue of overwork and inhuman schedules.

Applying Improvement Concepts and Tools to Your Daily Life

Curious Cat

Bishop trail, Fraser’s Hill, Malaysia. My mother visited me when I was in Malaysia and as we were hiking in Fraser’s Hill, Malaysia the trail was fairly challenging. This month the ASQ Influential Voices is taking a bit different approach. This month we are looking at applying quality tools in our personal life based on the post from other influential voice, Sunil Kaushik: How Lean Helped Me Travel To Egypt With Just $500.

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Building Emotional Competencies In Our Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

The impact these two neurological factors have on our employees can be best appreciated in the findings made by researchers from Simon Fraser University. Over the past decade or so, there have been numerous studies and books that have helped us to better appreciate the emotional nature of successful leadership, a fact that has helped to bring about a transformation in leadership attitudes from the old command-and-control approach to one that’s more outward-focused and collaborative.

Who are your Thought Leaders?

Rapid BI

Fraser hay. Steve because he challenges our thinking on everyday issues and keeps things real, Carolyn because she sheds a light of positivity and engagement, Fraser due to his obsession with sharing and giving information freely, Robert because of his incisive views ans insight, Alan because he bridges academia and pragmatism (a little too academic at time for me – but a great inspiration none the less). Who are your “Thought Leaders”?

Decoding The Truth Of Leading Multi-Generational Workforces

Tanveer Naseer

Fraser R.L, When it comes to discussions on the various challenges leaders need to address in today’s fast-changing global economy, there’s one topic that merits a proper assessment as to whether or not it’s really an issue for today’s organizations. And that is the issue of how to effectively manage a multi-generational workforce.

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There's Still Time

Women on Business

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Debra Fraser. Debra Fraser said: There’s Still Time: If you are like me, you know how precious time is.

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Win 2 Tickets to PLAY DEAD in NYC

Women on Business

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Gretchen Glasscock, Stilettos At Work, Stephani, Debra Fraser, Women On Business and others.

The Hybrid Model for Work Is the New Norm Post-Pandemic

HR Digest

Citigroup chief executive Jane Fraser announced that that the majority of its workers would be designated as hybrid, with an expectation that they would work at least three days in the office. Work-from-home was considered one of the better consequences of the Pandemic. It provided relief from the daily commute, gave flexibility and productivity in some places was noticeably higher.

Better Value in Health Care Requires Focusing on Outcomes

Harvard Business Review

At Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH), in the early days of its pediatric cardiac surgery program, newly recruited director Charles Fraser investigated the hospital’s performance relative to national referral centers as reported in the literature. Implementing a value-based strategy is on the mind of nearly every health care organization in the U.S.

Fortune Favors the Prepared, and Hiring Managers Favor the Fortunate

Harvard Business Review

Now Ackman is out too , and Fraser P. Do You Feel Lucky, Punk? When they’re hiring, companies are looking to find out what candidates have really done — not what they’ve participated in or watched, but what they’ve done. At least, that’s what Neil Roseman was looking for when he was Technology VP for Amazon and Zynga.

Do Commodities Speculators Make Things Cost More?

Harvard Business Review

Jacks of Simon Fraser University reviewed this evidence a few years ago along with before-and-after data from when futures trading in various commodities started , he still concluded that "futures markets are systematically associated with lower levels of commodity price volatility." Commodities trading, Adam Smith wrote in 1776 , was a boon to efficiency and a foe to famine.

How Beacons Are Changing the Shopping Experience

Harvard Business Review

in the House of Fraser, Hawes & Curtis, Bentalls, and Jaeger, and will soon come to stores in the U.S. Beacons are taking the world of mobile by storm. They are low-powered radio transmitters that can send signals to smartphones that enter their immediate vicinity, via Bluetooth Low Energy technology. In the months and years to come, we’ll see beaconing applied in all kinds of valuable ways.