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The celebration of International Women's Day and National Women's Month here in March is a good time to emphasize a few best practices for developing female talent. WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. (WUI) recently published a survey-based Impact Report which discovered some key ways managers can move the needle of inclusiveness.
Hogan, the global leader in personality assessments used to predict workplace performance, and Princeton HR Insight LLC, have partnered to create a development program called Hogan As a Leadership Framework. This program is designed to help leaders understand themselves and others along key dimensions tied to culture and motivation, everyday leadership, and tendencies under stress.
So how do you get the people part right especially during times of uncertainty? The term ‘employee engagement’ is a broad and often elusive concept. It is hard for companies to be all things to all people. However, there are tricks to creating an environment that meets the diverse needs of team members, helps people stay connected in meaningful ways, creates a sense of belonging so people can bring their whole selves to work, which can enables the discretionary effort needed to drive excellent performance.
Guest Rebecca Oettinger Feder, Dartmouth '96, knew enough about business after leaving college to know that she didn’t know enough. After a rotational program and an executive MBA, she realized she was drawn most to Human Resources, which she came to regard as more than just an enabling function to the businesses of which she was a part. Her roles supporting senior managers across the entirety of a business gave her an intimate look at all sides of the business and a courtside seat to how senior executives make decisions.
The NJ Conference for Women is the premiere networking and educational event for women in New Jersey, providing a forum promoting an environment for women to connect and build relationships. The Conference will share the success stories of the dynamic, prosperous, women in our community and educate attendees on the knowledge and resources they need to attain the next level of their careers success.
Popular wisdom will have you believe that a leader is someone who exudes confidence and charisma because they appear smart, interesting and engaging. However, more often than not, these types of leaders wreak havoc on the workplace. A study of leadership characteristics at Subaru suggests that humility is a far more important quality in a leader than charisma.
On February 1st, the Buccino Leadership Institute launched a bold new leadership coaching program, one of several initiatives launched by the institute since it was founded last semester. Every one of the program's 81 leadership students will be assigned a professional leadership coach for the next two semesters.