Truths About Conventional Wisdom
- What hurts an organization most--a mindless bureaucrat or a liar? Dauten, Dale // New Hampshire Business Review;04/24/98, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p12
Offers advice on how managers should deal with a talented, long-time employee who has lied about his educational or personal background in order to meet the job requirements. Hypocrisy of the bureaucrat who had done the firing; Hypocrisy as a form of humility and an exercise of open-mindedness;...
- HEALTH HAZARDS AT WORK. McCormack, Mark // New Zealand Management;Apr2000, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p17
Discusses eight character flaws to identify dangerous people in the workplace. People who never do what they say they will; People who are late and do not apologize; People who steal other people's ideas.
- Can't stop the rain? Mornell, Pierre // Inc.;Dec99, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p167
Focuses on the management of employees who generate revenues for the company but have troubled relationships with their subordinates. Alternatives on how to deal with such employees; Hiring tips.
- Everything great is an expectation. Dauten, Dale // Wenatchee Business Journal;Feb98, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p14
Opinion. Offers insights on how employers should deal with a great employee who have lied about his educational or career background in order to meet the job requirements. Bureaucrat's reaction to the situation; Hypocrisy and rules; Hypocrisy as a form of humility; Experiment on...
- 'Tis the Season. Falcone, Paul // HR Magazine;Dec2001, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p97
Offers tips on handling employees' manners or behaviors during corporate holiday parties. Examples of employee behavior during company parties that can qualify for termination; Approach that should be taken on employee's misconduct; Policy recommendations for corporate holiday parties or picnic...
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Bonn, Neal; Entin, Paul // Fabricare Canada;May/Jun2013, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p8
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Padding Your Success"in the March/April 2013 issue and one related to the personnel management at the periodical.
- The supervisory challenge of the contemporary employee. Radeloff, Roger // Supervision;Mar95, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p9
Discusses the challenges posed by the changing employment paradigms to supervisors and employees. Delegation of more decision making and control of projects to employees actually doing the work; Manpower power needs and available resources; Strategies for securing the right contract employees.
- Dream catchers. Lauer, Charles S. // Modern Healthcare;1/23/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p20
The article reflects on the concept of writing about success stories. It explores the qualities needed for a person to reach his goals of success. The importance for an organization to know its history is stressed. The use of stories to motivate people in a business or organizational setting is...
- My Mission Decision. Miles, Henry L. // Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought;Spring2007, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p138
The article discusses the author's experience of losing his job as a blacksmith apprentice. He lost his job because of the railroad switching from steam to diesel. He took an entrance exam at Idaho State College, Pocatello, Idaho and fortunately passed the exam. He said that he heard a student...