Tag: Servant Leadership

conflict

4 Ways to Train Your Leaders in Conflict Resolution and Management

Workplace conflict costs industries $359 billion annually. To address this costly problem, most organizations simply look to their employees and demand that they get along and act civilly or threaten to reprimand. However,  most conflicts should be circumvented or resolved by leaders and managers, not by employees themselves.

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4 Ways Your Leaders Can Be Better in 2019

Leaders and managers of an organization are often ill-prepared for their roles. In fact, according to a Career Builder survey cited in a Forbes article, 58% of managers said they didn’t receive any management training at all.

Criticism

The Disadvantages of Micromanagers and How to Retrain Them

Micromanagers feel they must constantly control their employees and the output of those employees. And they are constantly monitoring everything at work and consistently operate at high levels of stress, which, in turn, stresses out their subordinate employees and fractures workplace relationships.

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Authentic Leaders and Workplace Bullying Prevention

According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, in 2017, 60.4 million Americans were affected by workplace bullying, 61% of workplace bullies were bosses, and 71% of employer reactions were considered harmful to those who were targeted by workplace bullies.

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4 Tips for Coaching New Managers

According to statistics compiled in a post published on LinkedIn® Learning, three out of four employees report that their bosses are the worst and most stressful part of their jobs, with 65% of employees saying they’d take a new boss over a pay raise. And a whopping 85% of executives aren’t confident in their leadership […]

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3 Benefits of Combining Workplace Training with Civic Engagement

One study conducted by J. Ryan Lamare, a professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois, revealed that an employee’s workplace environment has a direct correlation to how he or she interacts with the greater society and whether he or she becomes civically engaged.

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Developing Servant Leaders: Is it Even Possible?

The concept of a servant leader may seem like an oxymoron. How can one be both a leader and a servant to the same people? It’s actually quite possible—even advisable!

Servant Leader—Right for Your Leadership Training?

The founder of Servant Leadership, Robert K. Greenleaf, posited that servant leaders are different from traditional leaders because they don’t exercise power from the “top of the pyramid,” but share their power with those they manage and “serve.” They put others’ needs first and help their employees develop and perform at as high a level […]