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Why Law Firms Need IT Policies

Kraft Kennedy

Why Law Firms Need IT Policies Is it okay to store your password on a post it note on your computer monitor in your personal office? In o rder to appreciate why law firms need IT policies, i t’s important to first identify their purpose. Is it acceptable to use your family computer to access your firm’s work product?

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When Someone You Manage Isn’t Following the Return-to-Office Policy

Harvard Business

How do you strike the right balance between following company policies and understanding the needs of your employees? What should you do if some of your team members still don’t want to come into the office after your company has imposed a mandate?

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How to Avoid the Unexpected Consequences of Your DEI Policy

Harvard Business

Will the DEI policy you’re about to implement actually hurt some of the people you’re trying to help? Think about variation within the group of people the policy is aimed at helping; for example, whether the experiences of most women employees might differ from women managers. First, consider subgroups. Second, think big.

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Leadership Tip #13: For Innovation, Remove at Least One Policy or Procedure a Week

Johanna Rothman

Some managers wanted to prevent Bad Things from happening in the organization, so they added policies or procedures. However, the policies and procedures increase friction and make it harder to get the Right Things done. It's time to start removing some of those policies and procedures. Yet, the policies and procedures remain.

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The Best Return-to-Office Policies Aren’t One-Size-Fits-All

Harvard Business

A conversation with Gartner’s Kimberly Shells on crafting human-centric RTO policies.

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Using Data to Design Your Hybrid Work Policies

Harvard Business

We’ve seen how fully remote work can lead to a loss of connection and development opportunities, particularly those that require observational learning, or learning by watching someone else do it.

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How Well Do Your Policies Create Desired Outcomes and Trust?

Johanna Rothman

Every organization has policies of some sort. The smaller the organization, the fewer policies you might have. And, the larger the organization, the more policies you might think you need. I keep encountering policies that prevent people from delivering the outcomes the organization wants. Why have policies anyway?