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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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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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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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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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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?

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“Up or Out” Policy

Tom Spencer

It is common for top consulting firms to subject consultants to a rigorous “up or out” policy. Consulting firms appear to employ the “up or out” policy for three reasons. The up or out policy ensures that this network continues to grow. (Source: Flickr ). This extended resignation process is referred to as “ counselling out ”.

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Research: Why Employees Violate Cybersecurity Policies

Harvard Business

Stress can reduce people’s tolerance for rules that seem to get in the way of doing their jobs.