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If the C-suite increases its social media use internally and externally, it could be used as a tool to impact organizational competence.

To be engaged means employees feel like a part of the organization. They will want to go the extra mile, are willing to stay and will recommend their place of employment and its products and services to others.

Among the 47,361 employees surveyed in 120 countries, Gallup, a research-based performance-management consulting company, estimates the percentage of employees who are engaged at 11 percent. In Canada employee engagement creeps up to 20 percent, and in the United States it’s slightly better at 28 percent. BlessingWhite, a Gallup competitor, reports 33 percent of North Americans and 30 percent of European employees are engaged in their work.


 

Organizations need to be intentional about cultivating leaders with integrity. Here’s how.

Bernie Madoff, Allen Stanford, Martha Stewart, Ken Lay, Bernie Ebbers, Dennis Kozlowski, John and Timothy Rigas, Mark Hurd.

That’s just a short list of leaders who have exhibited behaviors that resulted in ethical failures in recent years. Other cases have also shaken the public’s faith in the integrity and character of leaders at the top of organizations.

To provide insight into why such ethical failures happen, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) recently completed research examining the role that character strengths play in the performance of top-level executives and mid-level managers — many of whom are being groomed for senior positions.


 

Organizations need to be intentional about cultivating leaders with integrity. Here’s how.

Bernie Madoff, Allen Stanford, Martha Stewart, Ken Lay, Bernie Ebbers, Dennis Kozlowski, John and Timothy Rigas, Mark Hurd.

That’s just a short list of leaders who have exhibited behaviors that resulted in ethical failures in recent years. Other cases have also shaken the public’s faith in the integrity and character of leaders at the top of organizations.

To provide insight into why such ethical failures happen, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) recently completed research examining the role that character strengths play in the performance of top-level executives and mid-level managers — many of whom are being groomed for senior positions.


 

If the C-suite increases its social media use internally and externally, it could be used as a tool to impact organizational competence.

To be engaged means employees feel like a part of the organization. They will want to go the extra mile, are willing to stay and will recommend their place of employment and its products and services to others.

Among the 47,361 employees surveyed in 120 countries, Gallup, a research-based performance-management consulting company, estimates the percentage of employees who are engaged at 11 percent. In Canada employee engagement creeps up to 20 percent, and in the United States it’s slightly better at 28 percent. BlessingWhite, a Gallup competitor, reports 33 percent of North Americans and 30 percent of European employees are engaged in their work.


 

If you're playing your cards right, employees won’t only feel special today because it's 'Employee Appreciation Day.' Here are tips to extend it to the rest of the year as well.

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, but the most successful organizations create and sustain a culture where employees are appreciated in tangible ways throughout the year.


 

If you're playing your cards right, employees won’t only feel special today because it's 'Employee Appreciation Day.' Here are tips to extend it to the rest of the year as well.

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, but the most successful organizations create and sustain a culture where employees are appreciated in tangible ways throughout the year.