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Making the workplace friendly for older workers is a strategic driver for organizations looking to sustain value and build for the future.

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Major demographic changes are on the horizon. According to the European Commission’s 2012 Ageing Report, the population of people aged 65 and above will almost double between 2010 and 2060, increasing from 87.5 million to 152.6 million in the EU. The dependency ratio — people aged 65 or above relative to those aged 15-64 — is projected to increase from 26 percent to 52.5 percent in the EU as a whole during the same period, so basically there will be two working-age people for every person over 65.


 

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.


 

Despite on-boarding efforts, many new employees are unhappy at work. A happy check program can salvage relationships before employees become permanently disengaged.

When it comes to a new employee’s journey with an organization, recruiting and on-boarding are top priorities in laying the foundation for human resources in making a new team member happy. But sometimes companies focus too much on making a great first impression, overlooking the opportunity to validate how new employees are feeling in their job in that initial period.

According to Right Management, a subsidiary of the staffing firm ManpowerGroup, 44 percent of employees say they are “unsatisfied” and not happy at 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.


 

With the rise of remote workers and increased focus on work-life balance in corporate spheres, is Yahoo’s ban on teleworking regressive?


 

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.