Many leaders are willing to step up and mentor others, especially if they are afforded the opportunity to choose someone with whom they have a lot in common. But as Dr. Rebekah Cardenas, VP of Business Development and Assessment Solutions at EASI•Consult® examines, that inclination may limit opportunities for some employees and inadvertently stifle diversity.
Behind every good athlete is a good coach, and the same could be said for company leadership. While improved performance is the goal, both on the field and in the workplace, the approach is quite different, says David Hoff, COO and executive vice president for leadership development for EASI•Consult®.
The 360০ Burke Learning Agility Survey is now available, and certification in test administration will soon begin. David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of EASI•Consult®, explains the benefits of this latest Burke Learning Agility Inventory tool in detail.
Initial results of recent research on healthcare leadership suggests that the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ is a valuable instrument for predicting business outcome and leadership success. Rebekah Cardenas, Ph.D., vice president of business development and assessment solutions at EASIConsult®, explains the research and some of its findings.
Collaboration has long been a focus for EASI•Consult®, as evidenced by previous writings on the subject by David Hoff, COO and executive vice president for leadership development. In this update to previous columns, Hoff illustrates how the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ (Burke LAI) and 360◦ tools can help organizations achieve the collaboration they value.
In this era of continuous change, agility – the ability not only to adapt but to grow stronger and more effective in the process – is key. As Joseph Gier, Ph.D., Vice President of Consulting Services for EASI•Consult®, outlines in his article, companies must continuously build – and enhance – their agile capability to succeed in the long-term.
Drug screenings have long been part of workplace policies, but the advent of legalized medical marijuana has gone head-to-head with the common practice of screening job candidates and employees, as David Smith, Ph.D., president and CEO of EASI•Consult® explains.
Across-the-board agreement in the office isn’t necessarily a good thing, and it is often a sign that employees are afraid to voice opposition. As David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of leadership development at EASI•Consult® notes, a confident leader can encourage and guide dissent in a way that yields positive results for both a company and its employee morale.
France’s recent “right to disconnect” law, mandating designated times during which employees can refrain from email communications, brings to light the issue of work-life balance in the U.S. As Dr. Rebekah Cardenas, vice president of business development and assessment solutions for EASI•Consult®, points out, that issue is not such a simple one to resolve.
In just a year, the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ has received an overwhelming response from customers worldwide, resulting in the continued addition of new certification programs and other related offerings. David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of leadership development at EASI•Consult® reviews the developments of the last year and gives a preview of what is to come.