The War Plays Non-Stop at Work
- Counseling the marginal performer. Schwartz, Andrew E. // CPA Journal;Feb95, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p66
Discusses how managers can deal with employees who fail to maintain a satisfactory level of performance. Marginal performers or unproductive employees; Use of the therapeutic approach; Stimulating self-appraisal and self-suggestion; Being adept at asking leading questions; Punitive approach. ...
- Stretch targets: The art of asking for miracles. Bielous, Gary // Supervision;Oct96, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p16
Discusses how supervisors could help improve employee productivity. Providing more energy, resources or machinery; Measuring the progress; Sharing the wealth generated by the increased productivity.
- A person file of stimulating ideas, little-known facts and daily problem solvers. Pollock, Ted // Supervision;Mar2000, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p13
Advises on how to increase the personal productivity of employees. How to manage time; Checklist on whether a supervisor is unwittingly contributing to people's grievances; When to postpone decisions; How to boost creativity; Factors to consider before delegating.
- Causes & Costs of Lost Worker Productivity. // Occupational Hazards;Dec2002, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p18
Focuses on a survey conducted by the Institute for Health & Productivity Management that determined the causes and costs of lost worker productivity in the U.S. Findings; Popularity status of disease management programs among employers.
- Computerized Job Assignment System Improves Productivity. Parniangtong, Jack; Saxena, Umesh // Industrial Management;Nov/Dec82, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p14
Focuses on the impact of computerized job assignment system on productivity for the Continuous Casting and Cut-Off Department at the Wisconsin Centrifugal Co. Improvement of productivity; Usability of the system; Reduction of late jobs using the system.
- Reap full value of experienced staff. // Communication Briefings;Apr2013, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p3
The article presents a discussion of how to maximize senior workers' contributions, adapted from the article "Managing Older Managers: A Guide for Younger Bosses" by Michael Fertik in the "Bloomberg Businessweek."
- Personnel, Power, and Productivity. White, Robert D. // Public Personnel Management;Jul/Aug77, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p225
Provides information on the functions of personnel, power and productivity in the U.S. Diversification in the use of power centers; Measurements for productivity; Primary objectives in reorganizing personnel.
- Lesson 4. // Electric Perspectives;Jul/Aug93, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p16
Advises on engaging employees in the change effort. Establishment of clear information links to communication; Importance of training programs; Assessment of aggressive competitors; Illustrations from various industries.
- Logistical solutions. // Works Management;May2003, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p45
Features Human Logistics: The Goldmine Inside the Enterprise, a report focusing on human logistics management methodology. Claim that the methodology has the potential to cut the wage bill; Comment of the report's author Philip Lynch regarding the benefits of the methodology.