Staff comfort debate rises to new heights
- Employee Perceptions of Working Conditions and the Desire for Worker Representation in Britain and the US. Bryson, Alex; Freeman, Richard // Journal of Labor Research;Mar2013, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p1
This paper explores the link between employee perceptions of working conditions and the desire for worker representation in Britain and the US. We find that the distribution of employee perceptions of poor working conditions is similar in Britain and the US; similar factors affect the number of...
- A SOCIAL INFORMATION PROCESSING MODEL OF EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATION. Shetzer, Larry // Organization Science;May93, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p252
This paper explores employee participation from a social information processing perspective. The model draws upon social exchange theory, which depicts social interactions in terms of the relative influence of actors, and upon categorization theory, which considers how information relating to...
- Co-worker closeness increases performance. // USA Today Magazine;Dec95, Vol. 124 Issue 2607, p1
Reports that a close-knit environment may help individuals resolve work-family tension which can interfere with productivity at the workplace. Remarks by Shelley M. MacDermid, assistant professor in Purdue University's Department of Child Development and Family studies.
- The '90s offer new office climate, new office politics. Master, Rachel S. // Business Press;4/14/95, Vol. 7 Issue 50, p16
Gives advice on how teams in a workplace can get along. Common complaints from workers who do not like change.
- The split over diversity. Wann, Al; Wolfenbarger, Bob // Communication World;Dec94, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p14
Discusses the survey findings regarding workplace diversity within the business professional development circles in the United States. Effect of population shifts; Support for efforts in the expansion of work-place diversity; Importance of corporate education and training.
- Dancing around diversity. // Training & Development;Nov94, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p7
Features the Diversity Dance Inventory and Evaluation instrument developed by Dolly Berthelot. Discussion on ways people dance around diversity issues; Sampling of ways people dance around diversity issues; Contact information.
- Is `the office' a thing of the past? McShulskis, Elaine // HR Magazine;Dec1996, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p19
Presents the result of a survey regarding office trends on the architectural, engineering and interior design firm Hixson. Office as a high-technology tool and an important factor to consider when determining how to achieve business goals; Trends that contribute to the changing perceptions of...
- Easing the difficult. Bhasin, Roberta // Pulp & Paper;Feb95, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p37
Suggests ways to achieve positive social relations with difficult co-workers. Significance of background and upbringing to a person's values and attitudes; Dealing with whiners; Know-it-alls; Hostile people.
- The Ultimate Advantage. Lawler III, Edward E. // Business Book Review Library;1992, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p1
Employee involvement, and most of the management practices that constitute it, have proven to have significant positive effects on organizational effectiveness. Nonetheless, simply changing leadership style or job design is insufficient. Creating a high-involvement organization requires making...