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4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders. When middle managers fall short, senior leadership may be to blame.

4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders

In fact, a January study by Vanderbilt University discovered poor senior-level managers can influence middle managers to become poor managers, as well. When senior managers treat middle managers poorly, there’s a chain reaction. Middle managers then treat their employees poorly, leading unhappy employees to leave the company. What's the news in March? Uk.businessinsider. What's the news in March?

Why Automakers Are Building New Factories in Mexico, not the U.S. What's the news in March? What's the news in March? What's the news in March? What's the news in March? Porter's 5 Forces Exercise/Quiz. Manager v. Leader. The Future of Sports Is Being Decided in Boston Right Now - Sports. Are you a self-described sports nerd who knows what WAR is good for?

The Future of Sports Is Being Decided in Boston Right Now - Sports

The kind of fan who understands that probability applies to offensive strategy as much as it did to your 10th grade math homework? Then you probably know a thing or two about the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. If, however, you’re a fan who goes to your team’s duck boat parade without taking into account the complex thinking that got them there, the letters SSAC mean very little. FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet' At the start of a meeting to decide the issue of net neutrality, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, center, holds hands with FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, left, and Jessica Rosenworcel at the FCC headquarters Thursday.

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Mark Wilson/Getty Images At the start of a meeting to decide the issue of net neutrality, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, center, holds hands with FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, left, and Jessica Rosenworcel at the FCC headquarters Thursday. Net neutrality explained, once & for all - CNN Video. FCC approves new net neutrality rules. The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to implement new net neutrality rules designed to make sure Internet service providers treat all legal content equally.

FCC approves new net neutrality rules

The historic vote on the proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler elicited hearty cheers from a wide array of technology companies and consumer groups while setting the table for further legal challenges from Internet service providers. How Net Neutrality Works - Video. What is net neutrality and what does it mean for me? Q: What is net neutrality?

What is net neutrality and what does it mean for me?

A: Net neutrality, or open Internet, is the principle that Internet service providers should give consumers access to all legal content and applications on an equal basis, without favoring or blocking some sources. It also prohibits Internet service providers (ISPs) from charging content providers for speedier delivery of their content on "fast lanes" or deliberately slowing the content from content providers that may compete with ISPs.

Q: How will new net neutrality rules affect me? A: The rules aim to ensure a high-quality Internet experience for all on home broadband Internet service. The proposed FCC regulations aim to ensure that Internet content — be it streaming video, audio or other content — will be treated equally by Internet service providers. Wal-Mart outlines strategies for growth. Amazon to make movies for theaters, then streaming. Here’s something to watch: Amazon says it is going into the business of producing feature films that will be shown at movie theaters, then the company’s Prime Instant Video streaming service a month or two afterward.

Amazon to make movies for theaters, then streaming

The news comes on the heels of the company’s “Transparent” original series winning a couple of Golden Globes, announcing that film director Woody Allen will create an original TV series for streaming, plus talk about the company making big bets. Learn The Growth Strategy That Helped Airbnb And Dropbox Build Billion-Dollar Businesses. 'Bright Spot' on Ceres Has Dimmer Companion. This image was taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft of dwarf planet Ceres on Feb. 19 from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers).

'Bright Spot' on Ceres Has Dimmer Companion

It shows that the brightest spot on Ceres has a dimmer companion, which apparently lies in the same basin. Image Credit: Obama seeks new rules for financial advisers. President Obama will order the Labor Department on Monday to begin developing new rules for financial managers who handle retirement accounts for working Americans.

Obama seeks new rules for financial advisers

The goal is to end "hidden fees that hurt consumers and back-door payments that help Wall Street brokers," said a statement from White House senior adviser Brian Deese. Obama will make the announcement Monday during an afternoon visit to the offices of AARP, according to the White House schedule. Among guests at the speech: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., an outspoken critic of some Wall Street practices. White House officials said they want new fiduciary standards that would require financial advisers to put clients' interests ahead of their own.

The right strategies will only work if you have the right people. ONLY a fraction of properly formulated strategies are executed, which continues to bedevil companies both large and small, Robert S Kaplan and David P Norton — who developed the balanced scorecard in 2001 — have argued.

The right strategies will only work if you have the right people

The problem lies not with the strategy — most corporates are adept at formulating and communicating strategy — but with how it is executed. I’ve long believed that the proximate cause of this "failure to execute" is that companies have lost sight of the fact that managers are supposed to be responsible for productivity. In a recent article in McKinsey Quarterly John Dowdy, a director of McKinsey, and John van Reenen, an economics professor and director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, argue that there is a clear link between management and productivity, market value and growth. ‘Zero Effect, Zero Defect’ model to rate and handhold one million small and medium enterprises.

Dilasha Seth, ET Bureau Feb 24, 2015, 01.59AM IST (The aim is to help SMEs evolve…) NEW DELHI: The government is set to launch a 'Zero Effect, Zero Defect' model to rate and handhold one million small and medium enterprises over the next three to five years to deliver top quality products using clean technology. The move is in line with the Prime Minister's pitch for high quality local manufacturing and Make in India campaign. The 30-Minute Strategy For Creating A Successful Path To Your Goals. I’m on a flight to Florida after five hours of sleep, and I should be drafting a strategic vision statement for a client I worked with yesterday. But instead a GQ interview with the rapper Drake has my attention. When Drake was young, his goal was to have $25 million by age 25. Metrolink Crash: Driver Flees Scene After Train Collides With Truck. <br/><a href=" News Videos</a> | <a href=" News Videos</a> Copy The driver whose truck was involved in a crash with a Southern California Metrolink commuter train that left at least 28 people injured has been arrested on a felony hit and run charge, police said tonight.

The driver was identified as Jose Alejandro Sanchez Ramirez, who had a valid commercial drivers license from Arizona, Oxnard Police Department Assistant Police Chief Jason Benites said. Ramirez fled the scene but was found uninjured 1.6 miles away from the accident scene, and was not in the truck at time of collision, Benites said. The Strategic Importance of an Organization's Corporate Strategy. Welcome to Inc.com. Kobebryant2010. Ford hires John Casesa as head of global strategy. Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday said John Casesa, a former auto analyst and investment banker, will fill a newly-created position of vice president of global strategy. Casesa will report directly to CEO Mark Fields as the most senior leader and corporate officer overseeing global strategy and business development and will lead a team "focused on enhancing existing business strategies and identifying and evaluating new opportunities for profitable growth," Ford said.

How Spotify is ahead of the pack in using containers. In late December, CoreOS CEO and container guru Alex Polvi proclaimed in a tweet that he believes 2015 will be the year of the production-ready container, which would be a testament to how fast companies are adopting the technology that promises more portability and less overhead than virtual machines. For music streaming service Spotify, however, containers are already a way of life. The streaming-music provider has been using containers in production on a large scale, according to Mats Linander, Spotify’s infrastructure team lead.

This is a big deal given that it seems only a few companies beyond cloud providers like Google or Joyent have gone public with how they are using container technology in production. Why Investors Are Going Bananas Over Amazon’s Holiday Results. Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers - Recap - February 22, 2015. Apple is finally set to roll out racially diverse emoji. The Mission Statement Is Dead! Long Live the Mission Narrative! Mission statement could help L.A. County focus on child protection. Of the more than 40 recommendations submitted in the final report of the Los Angeles County Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection in April 2014 for reforming the county's systems and programs for safeguarding the lives and well-being of children, the very first — the top of the list — was to create a mission statement that makes child protection a top county priority.

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Professors issue warning over obsession with performance management and research excellence. Save the Wisconsin Idea. Meg Whitman talks corporate culture, tech future at Stanford event. The Changing and Terrifying Nature of the New Cyber-Warfare. 4 Things That Can Break a Leader. Corporate Culture Is Not Something You Pick Like Upholstery. Hong Kong chief toilet roll seized. Nancy Napier: Why Boise State's basketball players huddle tighter. President Obama calls ISIS an ‘organization’? GE’s Culture Challenge After Welch and Immelt.