Articles By Kathleen Melymuka

Why good leaders make bad decisions

Why good leaders make bad decisions

Why do good leaders sometimes make spectacularly bad decisions? In this month's Harvard Business Review, Andrew Campbell and co-authors Jo...

February 16th, 2009 Kathleen Melymuka
Why women quit technology careers

Why women quit technology careers

Your research shows that there are more women on the lower rungs of science and technology fields than most people...

June 19th, 2008 Kathleen Melymuka
Effectively managing multicultural teams

Effectively managing multicultural teams

IT managers know that multicultural teams create multifaceted challenges. Subtle obstacles to teamwork resulting from cultural or linguistic disconnects can...

November 30th, 2006 Kathleen Melymuka
Communications breakdown killing projects

Communications breakdown killing projects

Failing to initiate “crucial conversations” may be the single biggest cause of project failure, according to preliminary findings of an...

July 2nd, 2006 Kathleen Melymuka
Performance reviews are worth the effort

Performance reviews are worth the effort

A survey of 612 workers by OfficeTeam, a Robert Half International Inc. staffing service, found that most employees think annual...

February 3rd, 2005 Kathleen Melymuka
Emotional intelligence in the IT workplace

Emotional intelligence in the IT workplace

In his new book, Managing Psychological Factors in Information Systems Work: An Orientation to Emotional Intelligence, Eugene Kaluzniacky synthesizes what...

September 30th, 2004 Kathleen Melymuka
Tying styles to tasks

Tying styles to tasks

Not all individuals learn the same way...

September 30th, 2004 Kathleen Melymuka
Stop wasting time

Stop wasting time

The typical company's senior executives spend less than three hours a month working together on strategic issues, and those hours...

September 20th, 2004 Kathleen Melymuka
The thrill of crisis

The thrill of crisis

DBAs are often the last to be involved in planning but the first to be called when things go wrong....

August 29th, 2004 Kathleen Melymuka
A CXO syllabus

A CXO syllabus

Educating your CXO is "incredibly important," says Mark Jeffery, assistant professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University....

August 2nd, 2004 Kathleen Melymuka