Reward Systems: Does Yours Measure Up?

Book Review » Title: Reward Systems: Does Yours Measure Up? Author: Steve Kerr Publisher: Harvard Business Press ISBN:978-1-4221-1911-2 I’ve long been a fan of Steve Kerr, the former chief learning officer at General Electric and Goldman Sachs. His 1995 article, On the Folly of Rewarding A, while Hoping for B, (Academy of Management Executive, 1995 Vol.  9 …

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“Trade Deadlines” Aren’t Just for Baseball Teams

Baseball fans know that an important trade deadline is coming. And with those extra wildcard spots being added to this year’s post-season, MLB general manager’s everywhere are busy-busy-busy — even if only as ‘sellers’ as the Cubs are [sigh]. The trade deadline is important because in order for a player to be eligible to play …

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Getting a Better Grip | July 2012

The July 2012 edition of Getting a Better Grip, the LeadershipTraction newsletter is now on-line at http://leadershiptraction.com/newsletter/getting-a-better-grip-2012-07.pdf: To receive future newsletters via email, subscribe here: http://leadershiptraction.com/connect/#contact. To view the on-line newsletter archives: http://leadershiptraction.com/newsletter#archives. Enjoy!