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- The legacy of communist labor relations. Blanchflower, David G.; Freeman, Richard B. // NBER Reporter;Spring94, p61
This article presents an abstract of the NBER Working Paper "The legacy of communist labor relations," by David G. Blanchflower and Richard B. Freeman.
- The top four. Allerton, Haidee E. // Training & Development;Nov97, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p7
Enumerates the top four characteristics that chief executives value most in their employees. Findings of a survey by the human resources management consulting firm Goodrich and Sherwood Associates.
- Got office blahs? Case, Kristin // Women in Business;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p7
Reports on the results of a survey of the Steelcase Workplace Index concerning how employees battle workplace blues. Bringing pictures of families and friends; Wall coverings; Flowers and plants.
- Information overload. // Secretary;Feb94, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p4
Provides pointers on avoiding information overload for employees by author Jeffrey P. Davidson. Reduction of exposure to hyper-charged media; Need for recreation.
- Managing the employee who cries `poor me'. Sabbath, Joseph // Executive Female (0199-2880);Jul/Aug94, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p13
Presents a means of managing employees who perceive themselves as victims. Behaviors of employees with the sense of victimization; Complaints about the past; Claims of entitlement; Legal action; Anger; Rationalization of dependency; Clarification of the manager's expectations and the employees'...
- Employees can't leave problems at home. Click, Jennifer // HRMagazine;Jul95, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p20
Reports that 81 percent of employers would consider offering comprehensive behavioral health care benefits if those benefits helped the bottom line, according to a survey conducted by Roper Starch Worldwide for Managed Health Network Inc. Finding that personal problems spill into the workplace...
- Are your employees on the brink? Walter, Kate // HRMagazine;Jun97, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p57
Reports that by noticing radical changes in employees' behavior, managers can help prevent conflicts from escalating into violent or aggressive acts. Primary motivations for violence or aggression; Eight types of high-risk employees and their behaviors; Systems for reporting and recording...
- Parents' day at the office is a team builder. Maynard, Roberta // Nation's Business;May97, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p14
Looks at building teamwork and enthusiasm among employees by having their parents come to see their work. The example of The Edison Group, the graphic-design division of advertising agency Martin/Williams; How the parents' day there came about.
- Worse than being an SOB. Greenleaf, Robert K. // Across the Board;Jan1996, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p12
Presents the author's reflections concerning unlikable co-workers. Hypocrisy as the worst fault; Problems resulting from the emphasis of hierarchy in the workplace.