On the management side
- Big stick approach gets a caning from the floor. James, David // BRW;5/20/96, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p164
Reports that in Australia the workforce is more likely to notice the flaws of their employers than workers in other countries. Results of the `Go BRW' survey on management styles; Ken Parry's views on what Australian managers should do; Importance of listening to employees' concerns; Type of...
- The Environmental Crisis in the Office: Why Aren't Managers Managing the Office Environment? Field, Richard; Phillips, Nelson // Journal of General Management;Autumn92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p35
Presents the PLANS framework which managers can use to manage their office environment. Need for privacy; Determining workers' satisfaction with their office environment through lighting and view; Air quality in modern buildings; Goal of an acoustical system; Space allocation and ergonomics.
- Wanted: Best Places to Work for OCBJ's Lists. // Orange County Business Journal;3/17/2014, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p9
The article announces the call for entries of the journal for its annual lists of the best places to work in Orange County, California, which is set to appear in July 2014 as part of a Special Report that covers employers that make it to the ranking.
- THE 50 BEST PLACES TO WORK. // BRW;6/23/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p23
The article lists some of the reasons why a company is on the best place to work based in the 2011 Great Place to Work survey, which include the workers trust management, no playing favourites, colleagues feel like family, and everyone is proud to say where they work.
- Q&A. // Manager's Legal Bulletin;9/15/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p4
The article presents questions and answers related to workplace issues including rights to ask religious beliefs of employees and rules to pay employees for their work time.
- Others see my mentor as a dinosaur. // Third Sector;Sep2015, Issue 816, p65
The article presents questions and answers related to workplace dilemmas including a doubt related to the relationship with the elderly mentor, confusions of a newly elected board member and question on behavior of local councillors in a board meeting.
- Workplace Flexibility and the Changing Nature of Work: An Introduction. Dastmalchian, Ali; Blyton, Paul // Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (Canadian Journal of;Mar2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
Introduces several articles about workplace flexibility and the changing nature of work. Introduction of high performance work practices; Source of tension between flexibility and other human resource practices; Arguments concerning organizational flexibility.
- Managing the exploration vs. exploitation dilemma in transnational ï¿½bridging teamsï¿½. Lunnan, Randi; Barth, Theodor // Journal of World Business;Summer2003, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p110
In this paper we explore the dilemma between exploitation and exploration in dispersed ï¿½bridge-teams,ï¿½ i.e., teams in a firm working closely with an external partner. Based on the seminal insight by March (1991) and the learning model developed by Crossan, Lane, and White (1999), we...
- A CURVE TO THE SOUL. Secretan, Lance // Industry Week/IW;10/16/2000, Vol. 249 Issue 17, p33
Deals with the significance of creative work environment to inspire employees. Implications of the psychological inclinations of humans to curved objects and spaces; Why humans designed angular work environment.
- The undisputable advantages of an employee-friendly workplace. Dreyer, R.S. // Supervision;Jan97, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p19
Presents a conversation on the advantages of employee-friendly workplaces. Concerns on absences; Flex-time arrangements; Provision of care to employee dependents.