NEWS FROM THE WEB
- Load up on cost-savings in 2010. Wilson, Bruce // Landscape Management;Feb2010, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p32
The article discusses strategies in cutting costs while retaining work quality and customer loyalty. The author suggests re-examining employees' pay scales relative to the vast labor market as well as purging overprotected, overpaid and underperforming ones. He notes that close monitoring of...
- Small amounts add up to big savings. // Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2011, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p100
The article discusses the benefits of identifying how savings can be increased by cost reduction where necessary, as demonstrated at Horizon Home Care & Hospice in Wisconsin. It mentions the strategies used by the hospice's president and chief executive officer, Mary Haynor, to control employee...
- Control costs with furlough strategy that's flexible, fair. // HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits;Jul2009, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p1
The article highlights several options for furloughs in the U.S. These include the need for conducting a one-time furlough, spreading furloughs over an extended period and implementing them without unfairness. It also suggests the idea of furloughing all employees for the same length of time as...
- The bar staff are revolting. Lane, Diane // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;1/12/2006, Vol. 195 Issue 4407, p49
The article focuses on a staff pay dispute faced by Mark Turner, owner of the Cube & Star bar in Great Britain, which prompted a re-evaluation of his staffing and administration policies. A bar staff revolt occurred before a corporate event due to the employees' demand for a cut in the payment...
- FINDING ORDER IN CHAOS. Williams, Helen // Personnel Today;2010 Guide To Employer Branding Sup, p3
The article discusses employer branding and its implications in the public sector, which is widely expected to implement cost-cutting and job cuts in 2010 amid global financial crisis.
- Warming the cold heart of business. Dutton, Gail // Management Review;Jun97, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p17
States that companies that went through cost reductions and downsizing in the 1990s are reinvesting in their employees. Employees' benefits programs at Xerox; Its positive results; Philosophy for human resources of Calvert Group, an investment firm in Maryland; How to teach intergrity in...
- Be bloody, bold and resolute. Harper, Bill // Accountancy;Nov83, Vol. 94 Issue 1083, p70
Advocates boldness and resolution in cost control and management. Introduction of incentive schemes by management; Hiring of efficient personnel; Prioritization of tasks.
- Bayer Plans Pay Reductions. // Chemical Market Reporter;7/19/2004, Vol. 266 Issue 2, p6
Reports on the decision of Bayer AG to decrease the number of job cuts planned for 2004 to 2005. Result of agreement with staff representatives for reduction in performance-related pay and bonuses; Pledge of maintaining training and education programs; Aim of achieving cost reduction.
- Back-to-basics manager: Good for the bottom line. Tulgan, Bruce // HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits;Jun2010, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p6
The article offers information on effective strategies in supervising and managing employees. According to research by RainmakerThinking Inc., three combined strategies show favorable outcome and better financial results including cost cutting, innovation and close supervision on employees. It...