Management Training

Without proper management training, any organization will soon grind to a halt. Great managers enable organizations to meet their objectives. However many managers are having difficulty finding the right training to support their their missions.

7 Ways Micromanagement Negatively Affects Employees

Micromanagement typically has a negative connotation. Like bullies, micromanagers exert inappropriate influence over others through constant criticism and control by their excessive attention to small details.  In time, negative effects of micromanaging on employee engagement and morale become apparent as productivity drops and turnover rises. The work environment created by micromanagement is inefficient and filled with unease. Employees who are made to feel that their work will never be good enough lose motivation and confidence in their ability to perform the tasks required for their position. Here are 7 ways micromanagement negatively affects employees.

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How to Host an Effective Meeting

You’re extremely busy but have just been asked to drop everything to attend a required meeting. When you arrive in a timely manner, only half the participants are present. Worse yet, the first 15 minutes of the meeting are taken up with small talk about someone’s recent win on the golf course When the meeting does start, there is no agenda, but there is a long-winded monologue, essentially summarizing a document you’ve already read. Two hours later you leave and realize that you have not only learned nothing new and were never asked for your opinion but also wasted two hours when you could have been doing something else. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Most American workers find most meetings to be a waste of time. Fortunately, managing meetings is something nearly all managers and leaders could do if they simply adopted just a few guidelines.

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