- outsourcing human resource activities: a proposed model. Caruth, Donald L.; Caruth, Gail D. // Supervision;Jul2010, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p3
The article discusses outsourcing as a human resource activity. It provides a list of human resource activities that can be outsourced such as recruitment, retirement planning and compensation administration and the activities that cannot be outsourced such as policy development, succession...
- BILL SWANSON'S 25 UNWRITTEN RULES OF MANAGEMENT. Swanson, Bill // U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p33
Presents a list of William 'Bill' Swanson's rules of management. Importance of learning to say "I don't know;" Selection of a boss whom you are comfortable with; Necessity of having fun in your work.
- A Tragic Tale of Perfection. Belcher, Michael F. // Government Executive;8/13/2015, p8
The article discusses Charlotte's story whose compelling testimony is a cautionary tale for other leaders who zealously pursue perfection. While Charlotte was an extremely capable and confident government executive, her employees could not see the good intent behind her tough tactics and...
- Strategic HR Won't Come Easily. Laabs, Jennifer // Workforce;Jan2000, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p52
Focuses on the failure of human resources (HR) professional to master leadership and communication. How Peter Firla of Infiltrator Systems Inc. defines leadership; Importance of an in-depth assessment of employee and organizational needs; Need for HR professionals to communicate. INSET: HR...
- High-Impact Leaders. Wallace, Les; Trinka, James // Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jun2008, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p6
The article discusses ways leaders re-energize and re-focus people to stay out of the mire and to accelerate their impact. By limiting their targets and by focusing on the vital key strategies, high impact leaders are said to accomplish things, give hope, demonstrate movement and energize...
- A Comparison of Human Resource Management in Russia, China, and Finland. Fey, Carl E.; Pavlovskaya, Antonina; Tang, Ningyu // Organizational Dynamics;Feb2004, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p79
People are an organization's most valuable resource in the 21st century. As the role of human resource management (HRM) is to help organizations make the most effective use possible of their human resources, HRM is thus an increasingly important area to understand. Without good HRM systems,...
- leaders say talent development is their top priority. Mather, Joan // Human Resources Magazine;Oct/Nov2008, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p22
The article presents the results of a bi-annual survey conducted by DDI Global Leadership Forecast of 13,000 leaders and human resources (HR) professionals worldwide. It reveals what is and what is not working in leadership development and also identifies how organisations manage their pipeline...
- Discipline with dignity: A positive approach for managers. Wittenberg, Peter M. // Federal Probation;Sep95, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p40
Presents a discussion on how to prepare an employee for disciplinary action for managers. Preparation in order to defuse negative reactions that accompany most employee disciplinary decisions; Discussion on how to afford employee a level of dignit y furing the disciplinary process.
- Performance Management For Jekyll And Hyde. Segal, Jonathan A. // HRMagazine;Feb99, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p130
Discusses some aspects of performance management. Discipline for not meeting expectations; Risk of employers that attempt to address the real cause of an employee's workplace problem; Right of an employee before receiving any discipline.