Team Productivity

  • Detaching from Work Can Actually Make You More Productive

    Today, 80% of Americans continue to work after-hours with fear of underperforming. How do workers detach from ever-present communications always on their person?

  • Productivity Pointers: Does Task Order Exist for a Reason?

    Does giving employees the freedom to do tasks in their own way actually decrease their productivity? Harvard Business School investigates.

  • How to Boost a Team’s Creativity

    Any team can be more creative, experts say. The key is allowing them time to think – and even get bored.

  • Combat the Effects of a Divisive Team Member with These Three…

    Research suggests that managers should consider these 3 tips to optimize team synergy and business outcomes.

  • 5 Secrets to Keeping Your Long-Term Employees Engaged

    Gallup survey finds that only 5% of employees with 10 or more years with a company say they are engaged at work in roles that are the right fit for them.

  • Does Your Organization Drag? Three Secret Ingredients for Higher…

    Want to be more productive tomorrow? Zero in on your organization’s time, its talent, and its energy.

  • How to Rebuild Trust in a Damaged Team

    Layoffs, downsizings and even change management initiatives can erode trust among team members. But new research shows how the brain can be engaged to create greater trust and lead to better performance.

  • Data Management Begins With Asking the Right Questions

    As more companies rely on data to make key strategic decisions, experts warn that failing to question the data can lead to erroneous assumptions and critical missteps.

  • Want to Work Harder? Choose Your Seatmate Carefully

    Cornerstone OnDemand researchers have discovered a surprisingly simple way to increase productivity: better office seating arrangements.

  • France Is Forcing Its Employees to Power Down: Will It Work?

    The Fast Track explores the pros and cons of France’s new law requiring companies with more than 50 employees to establish protocols liberating workers from off-hours and work-related emails.