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Leading a Sea Change in Naval Education

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Pat Galagan

Before retiring in 2009, Rear Admiral Gary Jones directed Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), the Navy's largest shore command that affects the mission of every naval command. During Rear Adm. Jones' tenure he was responsible for every naval schoolhouse except ... More »

When to Lead? When to Manage?

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Leadership - so desired, yet so misunderstood. The confusion is due to its juxtaposition, commingling, and blurring with managership. Managers simply don't know where one stops and the other begins. Thus, managers continue to misjudge the distinction between the needs o... More »

Navigating the Transition to Supervisor

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Marjorie Derven

The initial experiences of first-level supervisors can have a major effect on career progression. Many leaders consider such early job challenges to be pivotal in terms of learning how to be more sensitive to others and leading by persuasion. The need for a positive tra... More »

The Kept-On Workforce of 2009: Building Options or Bummed Out?

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Beverly Kaye

"Waiting for the other shoe to drop" is often the refrain after the dust of downsizing settles. Those employees who have managed to retain their jobs often find that they feel worse about their work lives than those who were forced out. Just as laid-off workers are stru... More »

Help Wanted: “T-Shaped” Skills to Meet 21st Century Needs

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A handful of students within the business and engineering schools at San Jose State University in California are headed for careers in service-related industries with an expanded set of marketable skills. A specially devised curriculum shared by the two schools includes... More »