Legal Management Magazine
Legal Management reports on topics within ALA’s five knowledge areas: Legal Industry/Business Management; Human Resources Management; Financial Management; Communication and Organizational Management; and Operations Management.
April 2017: On the Cover
You’ve certainly had your fill of articles that open with something like, “The legal industry is experiencing unprecedented change …” so let’s not bore you with those givens. We all know change is coming. The question is, can you get your people to adapt? Such adaptation is a (not-so-simple) two-part harmony: You need plans, and you need lawyers and staff who fully implement those plans. As a leader, you’ve been fighting this battle for a long time. So are there different tactics you can employ to get people more fully engaged in achieving the firm’s strategic goals? Enter gamification.
FeaturesDecoding the UPBMS
Roughly three years ago, ALA began developing a code set (the Uniform Process Based Management System) that could change the way the industry hires employees, evaluates efficiency and staffs back-office operations. Find out what effect it could have on the way your organization does business. Read more.
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