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When it’s time for that periodic formal review, do you know how to make the session effective? Minu Ipe, clinical associate professor of management and faculty director of the W. P. Carey MBA Evening Program, explains that there are four steps to success: identify your objective, prepare, deliver and follow up. (7:06)

  Feedback is an important tool for developing great employees, says Minu Ipe, clinical professor of management and faculty director of the W. P. Carey MBA Evening Program. She explains the characteristics of effective feedback, using the acronym S-T-A-A-M. “S” is for specific, “T” for timely, “A” for accurate, another “A”, for actionable, and “M” for meaningful. This podcast is brought to you by Business to Go from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University — knowledge and skills you can put to work today in your business and career.
   

If you think that the only opportunity to give or get feedback on job performance is the annual review session, you are missing many chances to improve your employees and your business throughout the year, clinical associate professor of management and faculty director of the W. P. Carey MBA Evening Program, explains why. This podcast is brought to you by Business to Go from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University -- knowledge and skills you can put to work today in your business and career.

Research shows that when people fit in the culture of the organization in which they work, they are happier, more engaged, more productive and they provide better service. Angelo Angelo Kinicki, the Weatherup/Overby Chair in Leadership at the W. P. Carey School of Business, describes a hiring process that will help you hire people with the personality and values that fit with your company culture. This podcast is brought to you by Business to Go, a podcast series produced at the W. P. Carey School of Business: knowledge and skills you can put to work today in your business and career.

Jaime Casap, "Education Evangelist" at Google, was the featured speaker recently at the IT Leadership Seminar hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business for students in the Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM). Other companies can learn how to innovate and maintain creativity, Casap said, by studying Google's corporate culture, which strives for an egalitarian management style that democratizes the workplace and educates every employee about the company's mission statement.