Organizational Misbehavior

Organizational Misbehavior

Organizational Misbehavior, August 2009

Are you grooming or stifling tomorrow’s leaders?

With the national economy stumbling along like a wounded animal, the only steady growth these days is in the number of workers being shown the door. But while layoffs can be demoralizing, those workers who remain on the job may find “the Great Recession” to be a huge career booster.

Greg Harris, president of Quantum Workplace, an Omaha-based company that measures employee engagement, loyalty and retention for about 4,000 U.S. companies each year, says drastic personnel cuts have given workers who survive the axe a historic opportunity to display “upward leadership,” or the ability to influence their boss’s decision making. [click title to continue reading]

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