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Collaborative Problem Solving

in Business Management
Problem Solving

The problem management process can easily end up in conflict, but the challenge for every team is how this problem is solved.

The difference between a high performance team and a dysfunctional is team is their approach towards collaborative problem solving. Keep Reading

Four Practices to Integrate Multinational Teams

in Business Management
Multinational Team

How to Promote Trust and Cooperation in a Cross-Cultural Company

More organizations have staff from different sociocultural backgrounds. This article discusses how to assimilate an international team for greater productivity.

In this age of globalization with the mass migration of human talent from one country to another, more organizations are employing multinational workers who were reared in vastly different cultural contexts. Keep Reading

Causes of Workplace Burnout

in Business Management
Workplace Burnout

Avoid Burnout to Increase Job Satisfaction and Business Productivity

Workplace burnout is a major factor impacting employee well-being and business productivity in a time of economic change and disappearing work-leisure boundaries.

Burnout occurs when the reality of work fails to met expectations, and it is a main reason employee job satisfaction can drop in the workplace.

Workplace burnout’s victims usually begin with the best of intentions. Sufferers come from the ranks of teachers, social workers and others looking to make a difference, but no one is immune.

United States workers get less time off (an average 15 days plus holidays) than most industrialized nations, so with so much time spent on the job, unhappiness at work carries over to all aspects of life. Keep Reading

How to Cope with Conflict in the Workplace

in Business Management
Business Conflict

Workplace conflict is a major source of stress and it is important for employers to take an active stance and help employees develop respect for each other.

Especially in today‘s difficult economic times, the workplace can often be an extremely stressful environment with many people fearing being made redundant.

This extra stress placed on both employees and employers to keep performing may lead to very high levels of conflict within the work environment. Keep Reading

Business Permanent Cost Reduction Strategies

in Business Financing
Business Cost Reduction

How to Cut Company Expenses over the Long Term

Companies that have had a major decline in business need to have solutions for reducing expenses that will continue to be effective over the long term.

When a business finds itself in financial difficulty, it has two options to turn around the situation, either grow revenues or reduce expenses.

Revenue growth is often outside the control of management, and the decision to spend money can be made internally.

Short term measures can work during a crisis, but if a company is losing market share permanently, if there is a prolonged recession, or if the industry is in decline, effective long term solutions are required. Keep Reading

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