How to Work Out What Your Employees Really Want

In this INSEAD Knowledge podcast, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour Mark Mortensen proposes a more holistic approach to understanding employees’ needs, while offering practical solutions to ensure that they remain fully invested in their organisation and its goals.

Make Numbers Count: How to Translate Data for Your Audience

In this interview with podcast host Matt Abrahams, Chip Heath talks about ways that data and statistics can be used to illuminate — or obscure — our message.

Class Takeaways — Managing Successful Groups and Teams

How do you build successful, diverse teams? How do you offer structure and control while also inviting participation?

In this video based on her class Managing Groups and Teams, Stanford Graduate School of Business professor of organizational behavior Deborah Gruenfeld shares five key lessons for team leaders.

Content: Multimedia Content | Author: Deborah H Gruenfeld | Source: “Stanford University” | Subjects: Organizational Behavior, Teamwork

If You Want to Change the World, You Need Power: Part 2

Cultivate your network and think strategically to rise in your career.

What You Need to Know About Women at Work

Around the world, women are paid at lower rates and wages than men and are less likely to be promoted. They also tend to work in different sectors. The implications are everyone’s business.

Creating High-Performance Innovation Teams at Scale

For innovation initiatives to succeed, they must be staffed with the right combination of talent.

How To Be Objective About Budgets

Addressing anchoring bias can lead to more accurate budget forecasts, better budget conversations, and more dynamic resource reallocation.

How To Take the ‘Outside View’

It may be easier than you think to debias your decisions and make better forecasts by building the “outside view.”

What the Pros Know About Public Speaking

Can anxiety be good for you? How do I start and end my talk? Graduate School of Business Lecturer Matt Abrahams shares what he knows about crafting meaningful presentations that make lasting impressions.

What’s Stalling Progress for Women at Work?

Corporate America’s gender-diversity programs are falling short. Companies need to think differently to ignite change.

Focusing on What Works for Workplace Diversity

For faster progress, companies need to draw on the power of design, rethink their assumptions, and use data to inform decision making.

Going From Fragile to Agile

Why do companies need to be more nimble? McKinsey’s Aaron De Smet and Chris Gagnon explain what’s driving organizational agility, why it matters, and what to do.

How Performance Affects Status in Task Groups

UCLA Anderson Professor Corinne Bendersky discusses perceptions of status in task groups and how that evolves over time.

Top Execs Eschew Performance-Based Pay

Professor David Lewin says incentives make sense for all employees.

Bosses Are Accountable Too

Professor Samuel Culbert says a good working relationship is a two-way street.

Your Scarcest Resource

Organizations waste too much time – see how Bain helps them manage it like money in this 10-minute video slide deck.

Why You Should Know How Much Your Coworkers Get Paid

How much do you get paid? How does it compare to the people you work with? You should know, and so should they, says management researcher David Burkus. In this talk, Burkus questions our cultural assumptions around keeping salaries secret and makes a compelling case for why sharing them could benefit employees, organizations and society.

Why Women Have Stalled and What Can Be Done About It

According to Professor of Organizational Behavior Shelley Correll, women are not seeing career advancement and opportunities they way they did in past decades. Despite good intentions by corporations and individuals, unconscious biases are holding women back. But it doesn’t have to stay that way.

Three Things All Good Bosses Do

A good boss can make a big difference. But what makes a supervisor effective? Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor of Economics Kathryn Shaw found that strong managers use similar strategies and have a lasting positive impact on the careers of their employees. Here’s how they do it.