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The Consequences of Having No Succession Plan

More than half of companies today cannot name a successor to their CEO should the need arise.  A study conducted by the Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation (CFERF) found that, “only 40% of Canadian private companies have a clear business …

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Standard Operating Procedures Could Become Your Competitive Edge

Without a doubt, you must have top-notch employees in order to deliver great products and services to your customers, but does the success of your company rest on the shoulders of these employees?  What happens when highly-skilled employees leave your …

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Why are performance reviews so frustrating?

Consider the following scenario:  Taryn is a manager at a mid-sized production company.  She’s sitting in her office with a co-worker when her telephone rings.  She answers; her smile fades; she nods, then hangs up the receiver.  Worried, the co-worker …

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Job Redesign: A Fundamental Element of the Organizational Change

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What is the purpose of job redesign? Job redesign tailors employee positions to an organization’s current functions and needs.  During times of change, job redesign ensures that organizational needs are filled by proficient employees.  Job redesign can involve something as …

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