TODAY'S NEWS - 20 AUGUST

Posted on 20 August 2014

Frontline managers important but undertrained

From HRMOnline.co.nz

In a recent study involving more than 600 global executives, 90% of respondents felt that inadequate leadership among frontline managers was detrimental to employee engagement levels.

The analysis, conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, also found that 77% of senior leaders perceive these managers as critical in guiding organisations toward their business goals. Indeed research routinely demonstrates that inadequate leadership on the frontline often correlates with increased staff turnover, lower productivity and reduced profits.

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Nosy employers not welcomed by all

From Stuff.co.nz

Employers are pushing to see staff social media data, saying it could lead to a better workplace experience, but employees are suspicious.

Multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) released research today showing data profiling could soon become commonplace in the workplace.

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