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This convenient resource helps you figure out the best way to handle more than 160 common situations so they don’t turn into long-term managerial headaches.

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Keep on top of vital issues and improve your interactions with subordinates with a wide range of printable training guides.

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Learn the easy way with a trove of video and audio recordings exclusive to the issues you face.

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Featured Content

Featured Content

Don’t get carried away with ‘cultural fit’

Are you among the managers who still try to judge the “cultural fit” of a potential new hire? While building a staff that works well together is a positive goal, concentrating on this hard-to-define concept may yield undesirable results.

"Z" - Ask "Z"

Ask "Z"

How to get your team to huddle up again

Q. I’m starting to feel like a football coach who has “lost the locker room.” After a couple of projects went very bad, I sense the staff has lost faith in me. What can I do?

The Savvy Manager

Employees are ignoring the rules! How to deal with it

Generally there are two types of rule-breakers: those who unwittingly break them (a quick reminder will set them straight); and those who knowingly break them (a tougher job for you). Here are some guidelines to deal with the latter.