All Hype meets Sad Reality
- Make a snappy comeback. // Administrative Professional Today;Feb2011, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p5
The article presents several suggestions from Kathleen Kelley Reardon on the right comeback to an accusatory comment from the boss or a colleague's put-down, adapted from the article "Co-worker's snide comment is not a reason to stew," by Anita Bruzzese.
- Difficult employee? Time for 'the chat'. // Managing People at Work;Jul2014, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p1
The article provides tips on how managers can confront employees who are good at their task yet often show unprofessional behaviors in the workplace including the provision of direct communication, having a talk right after witnessing the behavior, and citing concrete examples of actions.
- Loyalty only comes with respect. Handy, Charles // Management Today;Jan1998, p29
Opinion. Discusses loyalty and respect in the work place while recommending the motion picture `Regeneration'. Reference to an evaluation form grading system; Impact that fear of dismissal have on employees; Perception of bribery in the work place.
- How popular are robots with their co-workers? // Management Review;Oct83, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p66
Cites a case study on employee attitudes to robots in the workplace, conducted by a trio of researchers at Cargenie Mellon University. Work of robots at a metal forging plant; Management's preparation of a communications strategy before introducing the robots.
- Use marketing concepts to improve employee relations. // Marketing News;8/24/1979, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p15
The article reports on the effect of marketing concepts on the changing employee attitudes in the U.S. The changing attitudes among workers impact the relations between labor and management. Increasing government regulations is one of the factors affecting the attitudes of employees in the U.S....
- Developing Your 'Adaptitude'. Gorski, Ted // Business NH Magazine;May2010, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p42
The article discusses the four personality differences in the workplace that managers must consider when communicating. It notes that individuals can be aggressive or assertive, a good analyzer, socializer, and mediator. It also provides tips for managers on how to deal with the above-mentioned...
- Applying behavioral communication to retirement planning. Sheridan, Ian // Employee Benefit News;Aug2006, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p18
Discusses the use of behavioral communication to improve employees' attitudes toward retirement planning. Reasons for the decline in pension plans; Influence of pension plan design on the behavior of employees; Elements of behavioral communication strategies.
- Screen and Glean. Lilienthal, Sallie Moniot // Workforce (10928332);Oct2000, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p70
Provides information on effective employee communication tools that will help companies to retain employees. Employee feedback systems; Employee surveys; Exit interviews.
- Emotions and Communication in the Workplace. Petruţ, Margareta // Lingua (Language & Culture);2014, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p9
The impact of emotions on organizational life, on the employees' behaviour and achievements has been explored in significant studies, published mainly in the past two decades. One aspect which seems less examined and more difficult to quantify is the relationship between emotions and...