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Signe Spencer

Signe Spencer

Signe Spencer is a senior principal at Hay Group in the McClelland Center for Research and Innovation. Her work has included all aspects of competency research, including integrating competency findings across a wide variety of jobs, improving methods of competency research, designing and validating competency applications, and providing individual feedback and coaching to executives. In addition, she designs interactive online tutorials to teach Hay Group’s motivational and managerial concepts and to facilitate competency development. Ms. Spencer received her BA in Psychology from the University of Chicago and her M.Ed in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard. Contact Email: Signe.Spencer@haygroup.com Tel: 617.425.4508

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Five steps to effective delegation

Posted by Signe Spencer

Delegation has always been an important leadership tool. But as businesses adapt to accelerating competition, leaner staffing levels and a workforce with different expectations, the ability to delegate effectively and empower a successful outcome is more important than ever – … Continue reading

The 2013 Best Companies for Leadership focus on middle managers – for good reason

Posted by Signe Spencer

The results of the 2013 Hay Group Best Companies for Leadership study have been released; you can see them here if you haven’t already. Once again, the list of the Top 20 companies reads like a who’s who of consistently competitive … Continue reading

A new Best Company for Leadership – and leadership practices that don’t change

Posted by Signe Spencer

On September 18, Hay Group will reveal the twenty Best Companies for Leadership in 2013 – including the single best company. If the past is any guide, however, this new study will reveal some leadership practices that are not new. … Continue reading

The 2013 Best Companies for Leadership

Posted by Signe Spencer

On September 18, Hay Group will reveal the twenty Best Companies for Leadership in 2013 – and they will join a roster that has included the most successful, familiar enterprises in the world.  Coincidence? Since 2005, Hay Group has conducted … Continue reading

How to be a visionary leader, even if you’re not Dr. King

Posted by Signe Spencer

Few among us can even aspire to the majestic oratory Dr. Martin Luther King used to express his clear, fair-minded vision of racial equality in his justly famous “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered 50 years ago from the steps … Continue reading

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