Career Development & Talent Management
A comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to managing contemporary careers. Authors Brad Harrington and Douglas T. Hall offer a highly useful self-assessment guide for students and other individuals who want to deal with the challenge of succeeding in a meaningful career while living a happy, well-balanced life.
This case study, produced in partnership with IBM, provides an inside look at how IBM is addressing the mission critical challenge of attracting, engaging, developing, and advancing women in technology.
Describes changes within workplaces and the workforce; examines four relevant leadership models and summarizes the important elements from each; describes the leadership skills needed to be successful in this rapidly changing world; lists actions that leaders can take today to be more successful in the future.
Discusses the expanding role of Millennials, presents cautionary notes about the generational prism, provides information about Millennials as leaders in the workplace, and suggests tips and best practices for developing Millennials into leadership roles.
Describes challenges and best practices related to managing a multi-generational workforce.
Why focus on the aging workforce? More than fifty years ago, the employment of older workers was on the national agenda. Today, the discussion continues with more fervor as the groundswell of baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) approaches retirement, with the youngest now protected by federal age discrimination laws and the oldest turning 65 in 2011.
A Catalyst For Education Change: Promoting the Involvement of Working Parents in their Children's Education
Work-family managers interested in responding to the priorities of employees with school age children. This paper provides an in-depth examination of the benefits of parent involvement for businesses, schools and families.
Profound changes have confronted businesses during the past two decades. These changes have prompted corporate decision makers to reexamine some of thier most basic management strategies and reassess their relationship with different stakeholder groups that ultimately determine business success.
The CitiSales Study is a large multi-method research project that examines the individual and organizational effects of quality workplaces on hourly workers 18 and older, and a subsample of hourly and professional older workers, all of whom were employed at a national retail company referred to by a pseudonym, CitiSales.
Increasing the Visibility of the Invisible Workforce: Model Programs and Policies for Hourly and Lower Wage Employees
While they are sometimes referred to as “the invisible workforce,” hourly and lower wage employees are very often the cogs that turn the wheels of success for companies. The term “invisible workers” refers to those employees who perform their jobs everyday – with little or no recognition from customers, yet who are critical to the success of the business. In many organizations, these are the employees who have direct contact with the customers or products – and can greatly affect consumer loyalty that is related to success.