Executives aren't slacking off
- Is it OK to "round up" your work hours? COHEN, BRANDY // New York Times Upfront;3/12/2012, Vol. 144 Issue 11, p23
The article provides an answer to a work ethic question involving counting a partial hour as a full hour.
- Executives should be jogging--but not trotting. // ABA Banking Journal;Sep83, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p34
Focuses on the importance of coming to work early. Motives of executives who arrive early at the office; Tips on time saving for employees.
- If Only You Could Have Those 7.8 Hours Back. // OfficePro;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p4
Focuses on a survey conducted by staffing firm Accountemps which revealed that executives waste several hours each week in needless informal discussions. Suggestions to ensure an effective meeting in the office.
- The performance values of white and black managers in South Africa. Watkins, M.L.; Mauer, K.F. // South African Journal of Psychology;Jun94, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p78
Investigates the differences or similarities between the performance values of white and black managers, in an effort to formulate indices for the successful management of integration. Absence of typical western performance values amongst blacks; Utilization of a social psychological theory to...
- Are younger physicians lazier than their older colleagues? Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;8/4/2006, Vol. 83 Issue 15, p16
The article reports on the findings of a survey revealing that there is no age- or gender-linked difference in work ethics among physicians in the U.S. According to the survey conducted by Delta Physician Placement and Drury University, physicians of today are working shorter hours and seeing...
- Hard workers, no matter the color. HenSchen, Art // Waste & Recycling News;11/12/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p0004
The article observes that it was difficult to introduce the author's Midwestern's work ethic into some U.S. states. It suggests that the company's incentive for working hard was found in the union contract that guaranteed nine hours of work consisting of eight straight and one hour of overtime...
- World-class Workaholics. Lardner, James; Johnson, Trena // U.S. News & World Report;12/20/99, Vol. 127 Issue 24, p42
Discusses the growing trend in the United States of people working longer, and more untraditional, hours. US average workweek as surpassing Japan's; Details on unemployment rates and inflation; Reasons for working long hours; Changes in work habits since the 1970s; The effects on working...
- IT staffs: Working 9 to 5? Soben, Barry; Talbott, Jean; Brodie, Bob; Gustavson, Jorge; Reece, Doug // eWeek;10/16/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 42, p63
Opinion. Comments on the work ethics of information technology workers in the United States. Views on the eight-hour workaday schedule; Details on the hiring of cheaper labor form overseas to cut costs and fill the shortfall in high-technology workers; Importance of personal happiness in the...
- NZ MANAGERS WORK LONGER. // New Zealand Management;Sep2007, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p8
The article discusses the findings of an international survey conducted by Robert Half among managers. The survey was participated by over 5,000 managers from 17 countries. Results show that 17 percent of New Zealand managers work three weekends or more per month which states that they work...