Author: Keith Francoeur

As Vice President, he is responsible for training and managing PCI’s global assessment team, designing and updating the Talent Success Prediction™ process (including the research and selection of the test battery and interview format), and handling custom competency mapping.

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Keith Francoeur
by Keith Francoeur

Remote Teams: Why some thrive and others wither.

Even when most of the population is vaccinated, it is safe to say that the new normal will consist of a much higher percentage of people working remotely than was the case before the pandemic.  This poses both risks and opportunities for organizations and their team members. The Risks Working from home is a much […]

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Keith Francoeur
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Fostering Inclusion and Diversity: The Predictive Power of Personality

Now, more than ever, organizations are focused on fostering an inclusive and diverse culture.  Much of this focus is on aligning organizational values, providing training, and hiring diverse team members.  However, pre-employment and developmental assessments have received less attention, perhaps because of a lack of awareness of how to do it.  Can you answer these […]

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Keith Francoeur
by Keith Francoeur

Laissez-Faire Leadership – The Silent Killer

What comes to your mind when you think about toxic leadership?  Are you envisioning an arrogant tyrant who rules by fear?  While such an approach is indeed extremely harmful to others, research suggests that it is rare, and that a far more common form of destructive leadership is laissez-faire leadership¹.  Laissez-faire leadership occurs when an […]

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Keith Francoeur
by Keith Francoeur

The Secret to Effective Leadership: Keep it Simple.

In 1945, researchers at Ohio State University embarked on a 10-year program that would revolutionize our understanding of leadership.  The fruit of their labor was the identification of two independent domains of leadership behavior, which were later termed Consideration and Structure.  Consideration Consideration is the extent to which a leader treats their direct reports as […]

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