Weekly Reports March 2017

March 30, 2017

Weekly Report 17-14

  • COMPANY EXECS SPEND AN INORDINATE AMOUNT OF TIME RESOLVING STAFF PERSONALITY CONFLICTS. One recent Accountemps survey of 2,200 finance execs found nearly 50% spending up to a quarter of their office hours, and another 17% “dedicating up to half their... Continue
  • March 22, 2017

    Weekly Report 17-13

  • CYBERSECURITY IS NOW #1 ON THE U.S. DIRECTOR OF INTELLIGENCE’S LIST OF THREATS, according to the head of the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command. The Pentagon alone now reports more than ten million attempts at intrusion every day! “Accustomed to... Continue
  • March 16, 2017

    Weekly Report 17-12

  • INFLEXIBLE COLLEAGUES CAN POLARIZE TEAMWORK AND INNOVATION. “Co-workers exactitude can make others anxious, slow down work processes and discourage initiative. “While they often do an excellent job of establishing systems and compliance, bringing considerable efficiency to an organization, there is... Continue
  • March 9, 2017

    Weekly Report 17-11

  • SUCCESSION PLANNING IS “ONE OF THE MORE COMPLEX AND NUANCED ASPECTS of human capital management, requiring a focused program of keeping talent in the pipeline for the evolving roles that matter most to companies in the future.” Failing to plan... Continue
  • March 1, 2017

    Weekly Report 17-10

  • EFFECTIVE WORKTEAMS ARE CRITICAL TO IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY & PROFITABILITY. The first challenge is to ensure that project goals (short & long-term) are in alignment with company goals and among team members. The tougher challenge is to best ensure harmony and... Continue