Companies change all the time. Technology changes and economies shift, so it is tough for everyone: employees, managers, and executives. Today, there are more turbulent changes than ever-and they happen faster, so everyone has to quickly adjust. In More Turbulent Change, you learn early warning signs to detect change, common reactions, and new ways to face workplace change. Find out how you react, and create change within yourself to meet your new surroundings. Develop the skills needed to create a positive workforce with more engaged and productive employees.
Each fully reproducible activity offers practice in a key skill related to handling difficult conversations including how to broach a touchy subject, stay on topic, handle one-sided and circular discussions, and much more.
Does your organization have an immediate need to reduce the number of employees? Do you plan to downsize in the future? Downsizing will force you to think about the human side of workforce reductions and make downsizing with dignity your ultimate goal.Author Peter Garber will not only help you implement a reduction of force in your organization. He also will present important factors you must consider as you go through the process.How do you ensure each person is treated with respect and dignity? Garber gives his insight into this sensitive area as well as advice such as: Don't blame yourself, focus on what you can control, develop a plan and don't make things worse for employees.
Experts predict a serious shortage of employees in the United States over the next decade as Baby Boomers begin to retire. If retaining people isn't one of your top priorities, Retention will convince you to make it one immediately.Peter Garber delivers hundreds of low-cost ways to reduce employee turnover and provide a more motivating work environment - one that will make employees look forward to coming to work each day.
Learn how to design and implement a performance feedback program that will help employees take performance to a higher level. The advice, tips, models and tools described in Performance Feedback will help you give more complete feedback to your employees. They will better understand what is expected of them and how they can improve in specific areas to meet the organization's expectations.The book consists of four chapters that cover the importance of feedback, developing a formal feedback system, using formal performance feedback and other types of feedback.
Ensure ethical behavior is part of your culture - starting at the executive level and cascading down through every area of your organization - with The Ethical Dilemma .Is ethics really good business? Absolutely, says author Peter Garber. He makes a strong business case for how ethics will ultimately help you avoid fines and penalties and improve profits and customer and public relations. He shows you how to establish ethical behaviors and practices. Just as important, he demonstrates how to observe and enforce them, make people accountable and ensure there are penalties and consequences for non-compliance.
The traditional workforce model of full-time and part-time employees no longer works for many organizations. In today's global economy, you need a variety of different strategies. Alternative Workforce Strategies not only presents alternatives to the traditional model of hiring permanent workers, but also real-life situations in which they have worked.See how real-life businesses are covering peak periods, using seasonal workers, contracting out warehouses, outsourcing data processing and off-shoring call centers. There is no better guide available to helping you meet the challenge of identifying the best employment strategy for your organization.
Whether you are CEO of a large organization or president of the PTA, you're a leader and require the same qualities to be successful, according to Peter Garber. The information he presents in Legendary Leadership will help you become a good leader to those you lead and maybe even a legendary one.You'll learn: how your goal should be to earn the confidence of others, how to become a better leader by learning from the mistakes of others, how to handle your responsibilities and prioritize them correctly, why legendary leaders are remembered, what truly great leaders do that others do not, the importance of expanding your abilities as well as your perspective, and, much more.