General Well-Being Resources
Resources for Creating a Culture of Well-Being through Leadership, Accountability, and Buy-In
Jarrod F. Reich, Capitalizing on Healthy Lawyers: The Business Case for Law Firms to Promote and Prioritize Lawyer Well-Being, Geo. Univ. Law Center (2019), available at https://ssrn.com/abstract=3438029.
Reed Desher, The Role of Leadership in Change Management, available at https://alignorg.com/the-role-of-leadership-in-change-management/#:~:text=The%20role%20of%20leadership%20in%20change%20management%20requires%20that%20you,to%20be%20clear%20and%20consistent.
McKinsey & Company, Changing Change Management, available at https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/leadership/changing-change-management
Glenn Llopis, Change Management Requires Leadership Clarity and Alignment, available at https://www.forbes.com/sites/glennllopis/2014/06/30/change-management-requires-leadership-clarity-and-alignment/
John P. Kotter, Leading Change (2012). – https://www.amazon.com/Leading-Change-New-Preface-Author/dp/1422186431
Overcoming Lawyers’ Resistance to Change, available at https://legal.thomsonreuters.com/en/insights/articles/overcoming-lawyers-resistance-to-change.
Resources for Fostering Competence by Developing and Supporting Programs for Substantive Development and Mentoring
NALP Foundation, Update on Associate Attrition 12 tbl. 6 (2017). https://www.nalpfoundation.org/news/nalp-foundation-releases-update-on-associate-attrition-for-calendar-year-2021#:~:text=The%20Foundation%20has%20produced%20this,10%25%20over%20the%20prior%20year.
McKinsey Quarterly: The Four Building Blocks of Change, available at https://www.mckinsey.com/capabilities/people-and-organizational-performance/our-insights/the-four-building-blocks–of-change
Training Your Law Firm Associates, DRI (2017).
Jill Switzer, Millennial Lawyers Need Mentors, But The Legal Profession Is Slacking, Above the Law, May 2, 2018.
Jordan Furlong, Professional Development for the Future Law Firm, PD Quarterly, Nov. 2017.
Sarah Kellogg, The Professional Development Imperative: Ongoing Training Keeps New Lawyers Invested, Washington Lawyer, July/August 2015 – pg 25-29 – https://www.dcbar.org/getmedia/17dd78b2-41f3-47d2-a0b2-2cd4b6963083/WashingtonLawyerJulyAugust2015.pdf
Shele Bannon, Kelly Ford, & Linda Meltzer; Understanding Millennials in the Workplace, 81 The CPA J. 61-65, (2011). – https://www.proquest.com/openview/c7d2cc4ebea1c9d5be5d2768b9421384/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=41798
Resources for Developing Work-Life Integration and Flexible Work Schedules
Jayson DeMers, Research Says This is the Secret to Being Happy at Work, Better, May 22, 2017, https://www.nbcnews.com/better/careers/research-says-secret-being-happy-work-n762926.
Samantha Radocchia, Why Encouraging Your Team to Work on Passion Projects Benefits Your Company, Hackernoon, Aug. 2, 2015, available at https://hackernoon.com/why-encouraging-your-team-to-work-on-passion-projects-benefits-your-company-c62eb2a5592f.
Bryan Adams, How Google’s 20 Percent Rule Can Make You More Productive and Energetic, Inc., Dec. 28, 2016, available at https://www.inc.com/bryan-adams/12-ways-to-encourage-more-free-thinking-and-innovation-into-any-business.html.
Leslie Gordon, How Lawyers Can Avoid Burnout and Debilitating Anxiety, ABA Journal, July 1, 2015, available at: http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/how_lawyers_can_avoid_burnout_and_debilitating_anxiety.
Lisa Frye, More People Are Taking Time Off, and That’s Good For Business, SHRM, June 1, 2018, https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/employee-relations/pages/workers-taking-more-vacation-.aspx.
Nancy Mann Jackson, Science Says Your Employees Need Days Off, Forbes, June 1, 2018, https://www.forbes.com/sites/adp/2018/06/01/science-says-your-employees-need-days-off/#2d52aea62218.
Jena McGregor, Five Clever Ways Companies Are Helping Employees Fight Burnout, The Washington Post, Sept. 30, 2014, https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-leadership/wp/2014/09/30/five-clever-ways-companies-are-helping-employees-fight-burnout/
Resources for Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity to Increase Organizational Success and Well-Being
Delivering Through Diversity, McKinsey & Company (2018). – https://www.mckinsey.com/capabilities/people-and-organizational-performance/our-insights/delivering-through-diversity
Erik Larson, New Research: Diversity + Inclusion = Better Decision Making at Work, Forbes, Sept. 2017. – https://www.forbes.com/sites/eriklarson/2017/09/21/new-research-diversity-inclusion-better-decision-making-at-work/?sh=72ba618a4cbf
Meg Bolger, What’s the Difference Between Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, available at https://generalassemb.ly/blog/diversity-inclusion-equity-differences-in-meaning/
William Arruda, The Difference Between Diversity and Inclusion and Why it is Important to Your Success, available at https://www.forbes.com/sites/williamarruda/2016/11/22/the-difference-between-diversity-and-inclusion-and-why-it-is-important-to-your-success/#217eb885f8f5
Allison E. Laffey & Allison Ng, Diversity and Inclusion in the Law: Challenges and Initiatives, available at https://www.americanbar.org/groups/litigation/committees/jiop/articles/2018/diversity-and-inclusion-in-the-law-challenges-and-initiatives/
Deloitte, LLP, The Bias Barrier: Allyships, Inclusion, and Everyday Behaviors, available at https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/us/Documents/about-deloitte/inclusion-survey-research-the-bias-barrier.pdf
Dorie Clark & Christie Smith, Help Your Employees Be Themselves at Work, Harv. Bus. Rev., Nov. 3, 2014, available at https://hbr.org/2014/11/help-your-employees-be-themselves-at-work
Pat Wadors, Diversity Efforts Fall Short Unless Employees Feel That They Belong, Diversity Efforts Fall Short Unless Employees Feel that They Belong, Harv. Bus. Rev., Aug. 10, 2016, available at https://hbr.org/2016/08/diversity-efforts-fall-short-unless-employees-feel-that-they-belong
Resources for Assessing Compensation Metrics to Promote Well-Being
Mark Levin & Bruce MacEwen, Assessing Lawyer Traits & Finding a Fit for Success, JD MATCH (March 2014), available at: https://attorneyassessment.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Attorney-Trait-Assessment-Study-Whitepaper.pdf
Jonathan White, Self-Assessment Program Aims to Enhance Lawyer Competency and Client Satisfaction, Colorado Lawyer, Oct. 2017.
Deloitte, LLP, Rewriting the Rules for the Digital Age, 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends, available at https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/us/Documents/human-capital/hc-2017-global-human-capital-trends-us.pdf
Jill Switzer, Performance Reviews Suck But This Biglaw Firm Is Trying to Change the Game, Above the Law, April 18, 2018.
Marian Carlson, Grading the Teacher: Association Evaluations of Partner Performance, The Colorado Lawyer, March 2004.
Gayle Cinquegrani, Some Law Firms Are Ditching Annual Reviews for Associates, Bloomberg Law, April 18, 2018.
US BigLaw Firms Could Be Next to Abolish Annual Reviews, Law360, June 13, 2017.
David Lat, An Inside Look at the Skadden Annual Review Process, Above the Law, Oct. 13, 2011.
Donald Kirkpatrick, https://www.kirkpatrickpartners.com/the-kirkpatrick-model/, 2022