Social Issues

What motivates difficult people

When a person acts disruptively in the workplace, coworkers are often quick to label that person as difficult. But in most cases, it's not people that are difficult, but rather their behavior.

Joint Application Development (JAD) Technique

The Joint Application Development (JAD) technique is an extended, facilitated workshop.  It involves collaboration between stakeholders and systems analysts to identify needs or requirements in a concentrated and focused effort.

4 Career Transitions tips for Graduate Students in USA

Welcome graduate students  in career transition. Career development for graduate students generally as well as emotional factors in the transition from academia to other career fields.

Adding the Power of Social Media in to CRM

Social Media and Siebel

Social media had a big year in 2011. It was—and still is—the topic of nearly every marketing conversation, and continues to see astounding growth. At year's end, Facebook surpassed 850 million users and was well on its way to 1 billion.

Matrix Techniques to achieve Effective Time Management

So much to do, and so little time in which to do it. Is that how you feel? You will probably find yourself agreeing with management guru, Peter Drucker.

Seven team decision-making methods

The way a team decides to decide is one of the most important decisions it makes.

Benefits of Managing a Diverse Team

If you were to ask a room full of people to each define the term "diversity," how many different answers do you think you'd get? You'd probably get as many definitions of the term as there are people in the room.

Techniques for Managing a Diverse Team

Think about a great manager who's really motivated you in the past. What comes to mind? Many people describe such managers as fair, respectful, encouraging, objective, clear, and good listeners.

Dealing with Difficult Bosses

The emphasis on teamwork and cooperation in the workplace today is either not known to certain leaders or simply scorned and ignored. Some leaders prefer the term “boss” and they act in the ways stereotypical to the title.

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