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- Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired. Ballman, Donna // Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired;1/8/2013, p1
Employment laws are complex. As a result, many people frequently interpret them incorrectly. Anyone involved in the workforce should have a strong understanding of their rights and responsibilities, which will benefit them during their initial job search all the way until they leave a position....
- Executive Commentary. Boyes, Roger F. // Academy of Management Executive;May2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p23
Executive Overview The mission of the United Kingdom's Health and Safety Commission is to ensure that risks to people's health and safety from work activities are properly controlled. The commission aims to modernize, simplify, and support the regulatory framework; to secure compliance with the...
- Does `nice' management really work? // Supervisory Management;Jun94, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p5
Reports on assertion of two books featured in `The Economist' that a nurturing workplace is more productive and efficient. `Nice' companies' ability to outperform their competitors; Motorola as an example of a company with a nurturing work environment.
- Office with a view boosts employee performance. // Agri Marketing;Jan1994, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p10
Reports that an office with a view boosts employee performance. Improvement of employee attitude; Effect on concentration; Frequency of physical ailments.
- A new workplace `psychoterror' // Occupational Hazards;May95, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p37
Defines the concept of `psychoterror' in the place of work, as termed by Dr. jur. Georg Wolff in the German periodical `Betriebstechnik.' Adverse effect of stress and competitiveness.
- Understanding and enhancing the emotional life of the workplace. Holstein, Barbara // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;7/8/96, Vol. 10 Issue 14, p4B
Focuses on psychological aspects in the workplace in the United States. Suggestions in addressing the emotional process in the workplace.
- Take a nature break. // Career World;Mar1994, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p2
Reports on the benefits of the presence of nature in working environments. Employee survey by psychologist Rachel Kaplan; Effect of nature on the health of employees; Implications on employers.
- Worksite wellness. // Ardell Wellness Report;Spring95, Issue 38, p6
Offers quizzes to help people assess the benefits that they currently derive from work and the qualities people think are important at the worksite. Questions on freedom and creativity, compensation and benefits, personal growth and more.
- ...About getting it. Burge, Frank J. // Electronic Design;2/21/94, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p122
Discusses the adverse effects of competition in the modern American workplace. Effects of a company's success on its employees' productivity; Comparison of job security in yesterday's business environments with cutthroat dispensability of today's; Three suggested alternatives in coping with...