Managing Your Career

Showing 21-39 of 39

edit-500
Free Article

Are You A Master of Brevity Yet?

  • Blog
  • Read Time: 1 min 

Author Christopher Johnson’s new book Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little highlights the best ways to get messages noticed, remembered, and passed along. “Brevity is just a minimal requirement,” he says.

Markus-Reitzig-500
Free Article

The Best Length for an Idea Proposal

  • Blog
  • Read Time: 1 min 

Managers who screen suggestions are busy and have short attention spans, so the ability to be succinct can make or break an idea. They want proposals that are neither skimpy nor turgid. And 250 words is often just right.

advertisement

advertisement

013-Leading-your-team-500

The Education of Practicing Managers

The authors contend that contemporary management education does a disservice by standardizing content, focusing on business functions (rather than on managing practices) and training specialists (rather than general managers). Working with several major international universities, the authors have developed seven tenets to improve MBA programs by grounding them in practical experience, shared insight and thoughtful reflection.

010-Leading-your-team-500

The CEO's New Agenda

For the past two decades, business leaders have focused exclusively on shareholder value. In a time of terrorism and corporate scandal, a much broader vision is imperative, as Yale School of Management Dean Jeffrey E. Garten explains.

advertisement

013-Social-Business-500

The Behavior Behind the Buzzwords

When an activity turns into a buzzword, the odds are high that managers will stop thinking consciously about the behavior they‘re trying to elicit and the best way to set expectations clearly. When it comes to the messy, human realities of management, a dose of straight talk — and clear thinking — can go a long way.

Showing 21-39 of 39