The March/April Watercooler issue focused on all things sustainment. Sustaining the knowledge delivered in manager development trainings, sustaining strategic changes, sustaining corporate culture. Below are links to the sustainment articles that were read the most. If you missed out, here’s your chance to keep up with the Joneses. Enjoy!
Why You Must Constantly Change to Sustain is an article adapted from Everything Connects: How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability (McGraw Hill, 2014) by Faisal Hoque with Drake Baer. This piece discussed how organizations must constantly evolve and sustain in order to succeed.
From Victims to Heroes: Four Ways to Make Your Managers Your Best Assets, by Root’s Tracey Nawrocki, revealed that regardless of industry or location, U.S. organizations are not properly training managers. Most senior leaders don’t even believe there’s a strong link between effective manager training and business performance. This article gives you several tips to create manager development programs that actually work – for the long term. If you want to read more about the topic, read the recent report America’s Workforce: A Revealing Study of Corporate America’s Most Neglected Employee.