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Employee Questionnaires and Surveys: Best Practices and Samples

For years, doing business was a little like shooting an arrow while squinting in the dark. You had a general idea of what you wanted to hit, and how, but you didn’t have all the information you needed to get a clear shot. Not anymore. One of the beautiful things about today’s technology is how...

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Formal vs. Informal Communication (Examples, Challenges, Best Practices)

The two primary internal communication types are formal and informal communication: Formal communication is communication through pre-defined channels set by organizations. They are typically conveyed from top leadership to various departments that funnels down to lower level employees. It is backed by organizational procedure, and it is necessary to fulfill the goals of the organization. Informal...

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Ethical Decision Making Models and 6 Steps of Ethical Decision Making Process

In many ways, ethics may feel like a soft subject, a conversation that can wait when compared to other more seemingly pressing issues (a process for operations, hiring the right workers, and meeting company goals). However, putting ethics on the backburner can spell trouble for any organization. Much like the process of businesses creating the...

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10 Main Leadership Styles: 41 Traits and 28 Strengths

Innovation, influencer, servant, and results-driven can all be attributed to good leaders. However, the personalities of leaders determine how they choose to lead others, provide directions, and implement decisions – their leadership style. It is rarely though that an individual has traits of only one leadership style: depending on personality and experience, a successful leader...

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