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Launch of the new Chronicle Great Colleges to Work For site

The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink would like to personally welcome you to the new and improved Chronicle Great Colleges website. We have created a site that is Read More »


Diversity in Senior Leadership

Overall results of the ModernThink survey question about the diversity of senior leadership match well with results of other research on the makeup of senior leadership at colleges and Read More »


Don’t Just Let Employee Feedback Happen, Pursue It

I came across an interesting article today about managerial openness to feedback. In it, author Jason Fried talks about the age‐old, and most often empty, statement: “My door is Read More »


What We Do ModernThink helps you leverage the power of people and their experiences to build a great organization. What your employees experience each day, whether intentional or not, has a direct impact on the profitability of your company. The long-term success of any business depends on the ability to attract, develop, and engage exceptional talent - talent that thrives in your unique culture. As a strategic partner, ModernThink will work with you first to assess your organization and then to align your people with your organization's mission, values, and business objectives. ModernThink partners with clients in a way that creates value and builds capabilities, not dependence. The result? A sustainable competitive advantage: an environment where employees maximize not only their potential but also the performance of the organization. Step One: Assessment We can partner with you using one or more of our Survey and Assessment Tools: The ModernThink Insight Survey© Pulse Surveys Focus Groups Internal Investigations Other Step Two: Alignment and Action Our highly skilled consultants can help you interpret and use the data you receive during the assessment process to drive meaningful change within your organization through: Training & Development Facilitation & Coaching Speaking Engagements
ModernThinkon February 8, 2014 1:30 am
Want to hire top candidates? Avoid these 5 things.
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ModernThinkon February 7, 2014 1:25 am
9 things that may be rubbing your employees the wrong way.
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ModernThinkon February 6, 2014 1:25 am
5 Office spaces you need.
1. Studio
2. Living
3. Town Hall
4. Shelters
5. Library
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ModernThinkon February 5, 2014 1:25 am
How cool would it be to work at one of these offices.
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ModernThinkon January 30, 2014 7:00 pm
Use these 5 steps to optimize your teams performance.
1. Authorize the team to make important decisions
2. Challenge employees to ask "What if?"
3. Unite the team by resolving differences
4. Make sure managers are following your lead on team empowerment
5. Work towards a consensus
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