Tag: personality

Managerial Competencies and Organizational Levels

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I was talking recently with a very smart psychologist about IBM; I noted that IBM’s stock has gone down steadily for the past six years, and he said: “IBM is well managed but poorly led.” This perceptive observation assumes that managers’ jobs change as they move from supervisor to manager to executive. I have always… Read more »

Managing Stress with Strategic Self-Awareness

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*This post was authored by Jessie McClure, Delivery Consultant at Hogan, and Erin Laxson, Senior Delivery Consultant and Manager at Hogan. Feeling the Sunday scaries? At the start of each workweek, we prepare ourselves for the stressful situations we are likely to face throughout the week. With the recent pandemic, the stress we are feeling… Read more »

Crisis Mode: Assembling the Ideal Team for a Task Force

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From 2008 to 2011, I worked as the leader of the human resources team at a Fortune 50 company. During that time, I had a challenging experience at one of the company’s manufacturing plants, which employed 1,200 people. Immersed in a list of negative key performance indicators, my challenge was to recover governance while facing… Read more »

Flattening and Shortening the Curve: Personality Matters

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*This article is brought to you by Optimal Consulting Group Pte. Ltd. In the past few weeks, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak has escalated exponentially, with cases now reported in more than 150 countries. Rightly so, governments around the world have been implementing response strategies to tackle the pandemic. With measures ranging from partial… Read more »

Using General Employability to Hire During COVID-19

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*This post was authored by Hogan’s director of product innovation, Brandon Ferrell, and research scientist, Michael Boudreaux. Although most headlines concerning the economic effects of COVID-19 focus on unemployment, many companies are hiring en masse to provide essential services during the pandemic. Food and beverage manufacturers need production workers to maintain supply. Delivery companies need… Read more »

VIDEO: Ryne Sherman Discusses the 8 Most Common Personality Types

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Over the past several weeks, Hogan Chief Science Officer Ryne Sherman took us on an in-depth tour of the eight most common personality types found via the Hogan suite of assessments. Using the data of 332,935 individuals who completed the Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, and the Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory, Hogan consultants identified… Read more »