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The People Manager

Blair McPherson is a former local authority director and author of a number of management books, including Equipping Managers for an Uncertain Future and An Elephant in the Room. Follow him on Twitter: @blairmcpherson1

All posts from: September 2010

How can managers keep staff happy amid pay freezes and layoffs?

Posted by Blair McPhersonMon, 13 Sep 2010

Happy staff work harder and achieve more. This is probably not a big surprise to most managers, nor I suspect is the view that if staff are unhappy it affects their work.

'Meeting big challenges means radically changing how people behave'

Posted by Blair McPhersonWed, 1 Sep 2010

We need to promote fairness in how we recruit people, fairness in how we select people for promotion, fairness in how we treat people at work, fairness in how we allocate scarce resources.