- Predictors of Participation in Voluntary Vocational Training: An Empirical Study among Canadian Female and Male Managers. Cloutier, Julie; Renaud, Stéphane; Morin, Lucle // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Spring2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p268
Using Canadian national data from the Workplace and Employee Survey (WES), this study aims to identify predictors of participation in voluntary, vocational training for female and male managers, respectively. Results show a higher rate of participation for female managers and a differential...
- Keeping the peace. Evans, Julian // Director;May2011, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p22
The article suggests 10 areas of concern that a company should focus on to effectively manage conflicts in the workplace, including the management, employee relationships, and company procedures and resources.
- When You Resign. Eccleston, James // On Wall Street;Apr2003, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p76
Discusses legal options for employees who find working conditions intolerable, should they choose to resign. Situations in which constructive discharge can be applied; Points an employee must prove to have a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress.
- ASK, DONT TELL. Wysocky, Ken // Municipal Sewer & Water;Nov2015, p18
The author reflects on the importance for company leaders to handle the level and speed of change in the workplace by asking good questions since employees usually have the right insights on where a company should be going and how that could be accomplished.
- Now we can build Jerusalem. Lyons, Roger // New Statesman;11/01/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4460, supplement p14
Argues that working people have the power to make a collective choice about the future of work. Reactions of managers in partnership-based companies to European Working Time Directive; Opposite side of industrial relations; Real purpose of surveillance.
- Leading from the front in the fight for equal rights. Wigham, Ross // Personnel Today;5/13/2003, p7
This article focuses on Julie Mellor, chair of the Equal Opportunities Commission, who has always been fascinated by the challenge of bringing out the potential in people. Previously a senior HR executive with Shell Inc. and British Gas PLC, since she was appointed to the role four years ago as...
- Women Prefer to Work with Men. // USA Today Magazine;Apr90, Vol. 118 Issue 2539, p4
Reports on the finding that women in middle- to upper-level management in the U.S. prefer to work with men than with women. Reference to a study by the National Institute for Organizational and Management Research and the Center for Applied Psychology; Reasons for women's preference for men as...
- The careerist. Armstrong, Lisa // Marie Claire (US Edition);Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p158
The article presents information related to the display of ethnic pride at workplace. An IT services manager at a New Jersey-based consulting firm states that it doesn't bother him on a personal level if someone dresses a certain way because of their cultural background. According to a 2009 poll...
- Competitive Strength. Marriott, Jr., J.W. "Bill" // Executive Excellence;Apr2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p3
Advises executives on how to retain employees by offering them value proposition. Selection of the right employees; Need to offer good compensation and good workplace; Offer of a caring workplace; Promotion from within the organization; Building of one's brand through workers.