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Posted on October 10, 2016 by FMI CorporationIn today’s team-based, fast-paced work environments, the ability to communicate effectively over several channels and provide ongoing feedback is key to success. Feedback makes you aware of how you are doing and what you can do to develop and improve. It builds trust in your relationships. The topic of feedback is hot in today’s marketplace. Employees are eager to know what is expected of them, how they are doing, and what they need to do to receive greater responsibilities and rewards. Employers are also eager to implement feedback tools and systems so that they can determine how they are doing in the eyes of their customers and employees. Best-of-class organizations also use feedback to help identify areas of success and developmental opportunities for their upcoming leaders. Here are five reasons why:
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Posted on September 15, 2014 by FMI CorporationMillennials have once again been trending in the news, and for once, it is not about our selfie-taking abilities. Lately, I have read several articles calling millennials entitled, unmotivated, impossible to manage – I feel like half of these articles are describing two-year-olds (or what I would imagine raising a two-year-old would be like). I never realized we were so difficult to work with or understand.
Posted on July 27, 2012 by FMI CorporationMoney Builder: Developing a World Championship Team (Statistically Speaking) By Gregg Schoppman In 2002 the Oakland Athletics were confronted with a conundrum. Player salaries had ballooned to astronomical levels and large market franchises with a seemingly endless fan base, lucrative television rights and merchandise outlets such as the New York Yankees, New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox possessed the ability to gobble up signature players. Smaller-market teams were forced to be more frugal with their expenses and balance their payroll against lower income. In many cases, talented players that developed quickly and became media darlings in these small markets moved to the mega franchises for their payday. Oakland qualified as one of these small markets. Lacking the financial means of the New York Yankees, the Athletics were required to use a nontraditional means of evaluating talent. Enter Billy Beane.