Moving Toward a Balanced Work Life
- Paying attention pays dividends. Russo, David F. // Executive Excellence;Feb99, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p10
Discusses the company programs at SAS Institute aimed at enhancing the quality of work life of employees. Work/life program; Best practices task force; Wellness programs; Child care programs; Flexible schedules.
- Benefits with sass. Elswick, Jill // Employee Benefit News;Apr2001, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p1
Looks at the success of the employee benefits offered at SAS Institute Inc., a software company in Cary, North Carolina. Profit growth in 2000; Turnover rate; Employees eligible for the on-site daycare center SAS opened in 1981; Scope of the company's health plan and lunchtime wellness programs.
- Truth or consequences. Vicars, Dennis // Exchange (19460406);Sep/Oct2010, Issue 195, p88
The author discusses factors that will lead to positive consequences in early childhood centers. He notes that centers should provide excellent service and have a total commitment to respect every child and parent and that centers should focus on hiring quality staff. The author also highlights...
- The empirical study of the kindergarten teachers' job satisfaction in Taiwan: exploring the effect of the intrinsic demand, external reward, and organizational treatment. Jao-Nan Cheng; Yigean Chen // Journal of Human Resources & Adult Learning;Dec2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p127
There is difference in vocational environment between kindergarten teachers and childcare center teachers in Taiwan, in which, generally, public are superior to private ones. We hope through nationwide samples (in Taiwan) to explore the kindergarten teachers' job satisfaction, and the effect of...
- An Assessment of Dependent Care Needs of Federal Workers Using the Office of Personnel Management's Survey: GAO-07-437R. Larence, Eileen Regen // GAO Reports;4/2/2007, p1
Recognizing the changing demographics of the federal workforce--significant portions of the workforce are aging, facing the need to care for elderly parents, and are or will be retiring, and in turn likely to be replaced by a younger workforce with child care needs--the Congress was interested...
- Data Overload. Robb, Drew // HR Magazine;Oct2003, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p70
Focuses on the effort of International Finance Corp., part of the World Bank Group, to implement the Human Capital Management software from SAS Institute Inc. Information on the software; Incident that led to the effort; Outcome of the software implementation. INSETS: Analytic Options;Tips for...
- Employers' Efforts. // Work-Life Newsbrief & Trend Report;Sep2009, p5
The article offers news briefs related to industrial relations in the U.S. The book titled "Families and Work Institute 2009 Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work" features ideas that will benefit both employees and employers. The SAS Institute Inc. center that serves 615 kids each day is...
- LOYAL TREATMENT. // Entrepreneur;Apr2004, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p80
A variety of sophisticated HR data-mining software packages are coming onto the market that let employers crunch employee data-including age, salary tenure, department, absences, individual performance reviews and other factors-to calculate loyalty. Software companies Oracle Corp., SAS Institute...
- Be flexible in uncertain times. Collier, Robert // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);5/20/2010, Vol. 110 Issue 4220, p24
The article presents questions and answers related to nursery management including cost-management strategies, ways of dealing with an over-staffed business, and measures to take to persuade parents to pay their nursery fees.