Smart Managers Don't Punish Failure -- They Reward People Who Flag Problems and Punish Those Who Don't Help Solve Them
July 16, 2014 08:45 ET | The Boston Consulting Group
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2014) - Most organizations are risk-averse and good at assigning blame. They reward success and punish failure. But this approach can backfire. People who fear...
Managers Want a Harmonious Organization But That Can Be a Mistake -- Where There's Conflict, There Can Also Be Better Performance and a Happier Workforce
May 20, 2014 09:00 ET | The Boston Consulting Group
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - Managers want organizations to run smoothly. They like to create harmony and stamp out conflict. Sometimes that's a mistake. Conflict can be a sign that...
Transform Small Spaces Into Charming Places
May 05, 2014 17:21 ET | ClosetMaid
MISSION, KS--(Marketwired - May 5, 2014) - (Family Features) In home listings across the country, the word small is often replaced with a far more marketable and appealing word: "charming." But...
To Make Companies More Competitive, Managers Must Focus on Empowering Their Key Workers -- the Ones Who Stir the Strongest Feelings: Both Negative and Positive
April 30, 2014 09:00 ET | The Boston Consulting Group
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2014) - Managers who want to make their organizations more agile, competitive, and responsive need to identify and empower the key players who get others to...
To Cope With Complexity, Leaders Must Learn What Employees Actually Do; Usual Management Toolkits Are Likely Counter-Productive, Says New Book by The Boston Consulting Group
April 07, 2014 08:45 ET | The Boston Consulting Group
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2014) - When trying to cope with the challenge of complexity, leaders often make a fundamental mistake: they neglect to find out what their people actually do....
Organize Entryways With Decorative Storage
March 20, 2014 13:40 ET | ClosetMaid
MISSION, KS--(Marketwired - Mar 20, 2014) - (Family Features) An entryway is the first impression guests have of your home, yet it can quickly become a chaotic mess. Most entryways serve multiple...
When Attempting to Cope With Business Complexity, Managers Make a Fundamental Mistake: They Fail to Find Out What Their People Actually Do
March 18, 2014 09:01 ET | The Boston Consulting Group
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) - Managers make a fundamental mistake when trying to conquer complex business challenges: They don't find out what their people actually do. Instead,...
Master Lock Eases Tax Season Stress With Sweepstakes and Tips for an Organized Filing
March 17, 2014 08:00 ET | Master Lock
MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2014) - On average, Americans spend 13 hours filing their taxes -- nearly half of that time devoted to record keeping to complete the tax filing process*....
Master Lock Eases Tax Season Stress With Sweepstakes and Tips for an Organized Filing
March 17, 2014 08:00 ET | Master Lock
MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2014) - For many Canadians, organizing and making sense of tax forms is sometimes an even bigger battle than the actual process of filing taxes. Today Master...
Luxurious Laundry Room Transformations
February 06, 2014 17:44 ET | Electrolux
MISSION, KS--(Marketwired - Feb 6, 2014) - (Family Features) When decorating a home, there are endless possibilities to make each room a chic oasis. The laundry room can be upgraded to exude...