Corporate Culture

How to Identify Bad Apples (and What to Do With Them)

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Management shouldn’t be based on performance and productivity metrics alone. Why culture fit is the key to building a strong team

Lessons in Scaling Startup Culture from Shopify’s Harley Finkelstein

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The Canadian tech star's COO on digitizing retail and his “weird, dirty secret” for managing better

Why This Giant Corporation Wants to Act More Like a Startup

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To keep pace in a changing market, Samsung Electronics is trying to reform its internal workings

The 5 Stages of Building an Employment Brand

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Your company's reputation as a great place to work depends on your ability to keep the promises—implicit and explicit—you make to your employees

3 Keys to Increasing Employee Engagement


Retention is a perennial problem for small businesses. What your staff want to see from you

Why You Should Treat Your Staff Like Family

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A highly personal approach to management helps this entrepreneur engage and retain her employees

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Employees Fit

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There’s more to fit than workplace harmony. What it really means and why it’s the key to managing performance

9 Ways to Make Your Company More Creative

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Without innovation, you'll soon get left behind. How to generate great ideas within your business

Why You Shouldn’t Force Employees to Take Time Off


Mandated vacations don't do workers any good. Instead, make your policies more flexible

What Employers Are Still Getting Wrong About Maternity Leave

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Women who take time off to have kids continue to face all kinds of subtle—and not-so-subtle—discrimination in the workplace