Remember, They're Human Resources

Terez, Tom
January 2002
Workforce (10928332);Jan2002, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p22
Discusses guidelines for expressing empathy toward employees during an organizational change. Consideration of the effect of the change on the employees; Reference to one's own experience; Collection of feedback.


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