EDITOR'S TALKING POINT
- Oxfam tightens China band checks. Bradley, Anusha // Supply Management;6/23/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 13, p7
Reports on the plan of Great Britain-based nonprofit Oxfam to continue sourcing anti-poverty wristbands from China. Decision to stop supplies from one manufacturer whose staff were found to be working under poor conditions; Ethical Trading and Initiative Guidelines of Oxfam.
- Assessing Leaders. Wheatley, Margaret // Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jul2005, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p11
Presents pieces of advice for a leader on assessing his organizational leadership. Disadvantages of a command-and-control leadership; Creation of workplaces that are productive, flexible, smart and resilient; Questions that can help notice the possibility of slipping into a command-and-control...
- Diversity in the Workplace: The Human Resources Management Challenges. Ferris, Gerald R.; Frink, Dwight D.; Galang, M. Carmen // Human Resource Planning;1993, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p41
With the projected changing composition of the U.S. workforce, the notion of diversity in the workplace has become both a quite popular topic and a serious objective for organizations. However, if the objective of a diverse workforce is to become a reality, we must reconcile a fundamental...
- Who's talking? Communication and the casual/part-time nurse: A literature review. Batch, Mary; Barnard, Alan; Windsor, Carol // Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profess;2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p20
The rapidly evolving nursing working environment has seen the increased use of flexible non standard employment, including part-time, casual and itinerate workers. Evidence suggests that the nursing workforce has been at the forefront of the flexibility push which has seen the appearance of a...
- CheatSheet. LaBarre, Polly // Fast Company;May2003, Issue 70, p36
Presents a guide on handling problems in the work environment. Styles of manager's behavior; Information on how to avoid downsizing; Ways of dealing with a coworker.
- Morale-torium. Heinze, Carolyn // Systems Contractor News;Feb2012, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p38
The article focuses on boosting employees' morale in the electronic industry in the U.S. It states that communications play an important role in maintaining employee morale which are often overlooked by business owners and a tendency to retract and solve the problems all alone. According to...
- Perceived Satisfaction in Sustained Outcomes of Employee Communication in Ghanaian Organizations. Abugre, James Baba // Journal of Management Policy & Practice;2011, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p37
This study aims at ascertaining the perception of the importance and role of effective communication among Ghanaian employees, as well as a sustained outcome of performance through effective communication. The research took a cross sectional approach to examine four Ghanaian organizations made...
- WORKPLACE INNOVATIONS IN LARGE, UNIONIZED CANADIAN ORGANIZATIONS. Balkin, David B.; Tremblay, Michel; Westerman, James // Journal of Business & Psychology;Spring2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p439
The study reports workplace innovations in 112 large, unionized Canadian organizations from data collected in 1994 by the Bureau of Labour Information. The frequency of specific workplace innovations and the relationship to organization and bargaining unit characteristics are reported.
- Telecommuting: Implementation for Success. Ye, L. Richard // International Journal of Business & Social Science;Aug2012, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p20
Telecommuting as an alternative to conventional arrangements by which employees perform their job functions has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. While such practice is rooted in the premise that telecommuting is beneficial to both the workers and the corporations alike, in a...