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Survey: Focus on External Threat Helps to Execute Strategy

New York

5/11/2015

Focusing on a common external threat is often an effective way for a company to execute its business strategy, according to a study of organizations in 20 industry sectors and 20 countries conducted by American Management Association (AMA) and Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). The challenge is to not create a culture of fear in the process, which could stifle innovation and risk-taking.

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AMA: Communication Drives Most Popular Courses

NEW YORK

4/7/2015

For the third year in a row, 8 out of 10 of the most popular training courses offered by American Management Association (AMA) have a communications focus, according to an annual review by the organization, a world leader in talent development.

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Companies Concede They Break Promises to Employees

New York

3/4/2015

Alienated Workers Found to Harm Customer Satisfaction

Fifty-seven percent of companies concede they have not always kept commitments to employees, according to findings of a global survey of more than 1,300 organizations by American Management Association (AMA). By comparison, only 33% admit failing to keep promises made to customers.

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American Management Association Cites 30 Most Influential Leaders

NEW YORK

2/20/2015

Thirty individuals have been identified as the top leaders who influenced business in 2014, according to a poll conducted by American Management Association (AMA). Heading the list of management thought leaders are authors John Maxwell, Malcolm Gladwell, and Daniel Pink. American Management Association (AMA) is a world leader in talent development.

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Companies Ambivalent on Hiring from Within

NEW YORK

2/3/2015

Only one-third of companies focus on developing and retaining current employees rather than recruiting from outside, according to a survey of more than 1,200 executives and managers by American Management Association (AMA), a world leader in talent development.

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AMA Makes Top 20 Leadership Training List for Sixth Year in a Row

2/2/2015

For the sixth consecutive year, American Management Association and its global partners were selected among the “Top 20 Leadership Training Companies” by TrainingIndustry.com.

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Survey Finds Employees Less Loyal Than Five Years Ago

NEW YORK

1/6/2015

More than half of all managers (52%) consider their employees less loyal than five years ago, according to a survey of more than 1,200 executives and managers by American Management Association (AMA), a world leader in talent development. Thirty-seven percent perceive employees to be about the same as five years ago. Only 11% view employees as more loyal.

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