TITLE

Ten of the best

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
People Management;1/29/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, Special section p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article offers a number of tips to managers for implementing reward schemes. It advises to offer flexible working hours. It notes that flexible working can help employees to balance work demands with their lives outside work. It suggests to look at the benefits employees are not taking up or appreciating and communicate their value. It also recommends to encourage teams of staff to work on charity projects.
ACCESSION #
37020392

 

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