Benchmarking HRM practices in Healthy Work Organizations
- Improving board effectiveness. Thain, Donald H.; Leighton, David S.R. // Business Quarterly;Summer92, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p19
Focuses on ways of improving the relationship between a company's chairman and its board of directors. Chairman as the person with the ultimate formal authority and responsibility for the management of any company; Chairman's job description; Basic responsibilities of a board; Effect of company...
- Defining your organization's work. Finney, Robert G. // Management Review;Nov93, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p34
Discusses the importance of defining the business organization's work in terms of its activities to allow the manager to plan and budget effectively. Functions involved in the flow of materials into a factory; Employment of resources; Work definition process; Effect of different inputs; General...
- Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain. Suutari, Ray // New Zealand Management;Feb2002, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p32
Examines the validity and implications of shareholder value for management decisions. Argument of proponents of shareholder value as a measurement of management performance; Criticisms on the premise that the growth of shareholder value should be the primary criteria for measuring management...
- Invisible Electric Fences. Reinertsen, Don // Electronic Design;01/25/99, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p70
Highlights problems that could result from companies' adoption of complex organization forms that share authority along both the functional and team axis. Empowerment of employees; Need to set limits on individual and group authority; Effect of undefined boundaries on initiative in project teams.
- Seeing the invisible. Caroselli, Marlene // Executive Excellence;Jan1998, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p16
Presents information on the value of having a clear vision about the future for the success of an organization. Importance of faith; Role of leaders in keeping hope alive; Importance of clarity in inspiring creativity.
- The next big thing. Guaspari, John // Across the Board;Mar1998, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p18
Analyzes the next big thing (NBT) concept for addressing changes in a business organization. Constituencies for whom value is created; Pattern followed by the emergence of the NBT concept; Account on shortening working hours in a week. INSET: What is a day's work?, by Mary Young.
- Getting Your People to Think. Logan, Dave; Kiely, Laree; Greer, Jennifer // Across the Board;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p24
Focuses on the issue of establishing management thinking in a business organization. Elements of the implementation of organizational practices; Description of mature companies; Steps in making an organization think.
- Maximizing effectiveness through enterprise performance management solutions. Connors, Jack // Business Credit;Jan1999, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p64
Explains how to maximize effectiveness at business organizations through Enterprise Performance Management solutions. Communication and effective implementation of strategy; Measurement of performance; Information technology considerations.
- GROWING YOUR BOTTOM LINE. Jenkins, Jason // Retirement Advisor;Jul2015, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p16
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the definition of efficiency in business and in personal goals, role played by an employee, and execution of the systems created.