Lauren Trees

Lauren Trees is a research program manager at member-based nonprofit APQC, the world’s foremost authority in benchmarking, best practices, process and performance improvement, and knowledge management.

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Work from home
Work from home

People work longer and with better technology, yet productivity isn't keeping pace. Why is that?

Future of work
Future of work

APQC surveyed people about their current collaboration habits and the changes that would make them happier and more productive.

According to a new survey of more than 1,000 professionals by APQC, a majority of employees remain stuck in traditional closed-door offices and cubicle farms.

Just because mentoring tends to be one-on-one doesn’t mean it can’t help employees build their professional networks and engage with a wider range of colleagues.

Finding the right mentors in the right numbers is difficult. Here is what several organizations do to build up their mentorship programs.

Here's how Cardinal Health incorpoarates mentoring as part of a global talent management strategy.

Mentoring
Mentoring

An increasing number of organizations are supplementing formal training with workplace mentoring programs. Here's what Praxair has done.

Almost all mentoring initiatives start with a desire to develop and enrich employees, but the precise motivations that drive mentoring are as varied as the programs themselves.