Not every on-the-job conversation will be pleasant, especially if you’re in a leadership role. Sometimes keeping your business, team or project on track means keeping your employees or coworkers in check. Here are a few tips for making those tough talks a little easier.
As we noted in February, Xerox began quietly shuttering about half of Xerox Business Systems (formerly Global Imaging Systems) offices. CRN quoted one of the affected office workers saying, “We were told that sales would remain, but the office staff would be let go. The sales team is going to work remotely and report to the regional office.” About a month later came the March 19th announcement that Xerox would be outsourcing many of its support roles to India. Xerox signed a seven-year agreement for an incremental $1.3 billion with HCL Technologies in which the Indian company will manage global administrative and support functions including IT and finance functions (excluding accounting).
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Poll-of-the-Month: What’s your primary decision-making style?
Last month we discussed tips for improving your productivity so we were curious to hear what you thought of your own time-management skills. We had a solid turnout of 7,586 votes this month along with some very thoughtful comments!
All of us make hundreds of small decisions—and usually a few significant ones—each day. Improve the quality and efficiency of your decisions by following these five simple steps.