Why engagement is set to revolutionise public service
- First, choose the right people. Maurer, Mickey // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/12/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p10
The author reflects on the people principle in the U.S. The author states that this principle is important especially when managing employees and providing corporate department heads with a plan to share profits and stake. Also discussed is the importance of looking and tracking the records of...
- Internal Communication: Worse than the Generation Gap? Granger, James J. // Industrial Management;Apr70, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p6
Focuses on communication in organizations. Obstacles to effective upward communications; Measures top managers would benefit by taking if any communication obstacles exist; Use of the company grapevine as a communications vehicle.
- The Geometry of Jewish Life. Israel, Sherry // Journal of Jewish Communal Service;Summer2000, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p261
Comments on the principles that have been recommended by Marla Eglash Abraham and Steven Windmueller for the Jewish communal service. Views on the assertion that a federated system is the key to effective Jewish communal organization; Concept of a federation; Difference between the systems of...
- THE NEXT-GENERATION DEPARTMENT OF STATE PROJECT. Marks, Edward // Foreign Service Journal;May2010, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p29
The article focuses on replacing the State Department with an agency that is organized in different principles and one that consolidates a large share of the activities of the civilian affairs. It states that the State Department was not created to manage the nation's diverse responsibilities...
- Before downsizing, talk with employees. KING, GERRI // New Hampshire Business Review;1/15/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p19
The article offers suggestions on the steps to be taken by employers before downsizing. It suggests communication with employees should be increased during troubling times. It recommends that employees be invited to suggest ideas and solutions. The article notes that it should be kept in mind...
- managing in an economic downturn. Buhler, Patricia M. // Supervision;Sep2009, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p18
The article discusses the strategies that managers need to use during an economic downturn. In times of crisis, it suggests that the manager should reassure the employees, customers and suppliers by increasing visibility and interaction with them. Failure to talk to these people during this time...
- The importance of employee engagement. Allen, John // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;3/1/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 38, p11
The article talks about the importance of employee engagement. The author states that engagement occurs when employees feel enabled and enthusiastic in contributing to the success of the company. It notes that in order to have more committed employees, companies should engaged to the employees...
- 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.
- Retention Is a `Knotty' Problem for Most Companies. // Workforce (10928332);Apr99, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p23
Presents information on a survey conducted by Organization Resources Counselors Inc. regarding employee retention. Retention efforts of companies; Factors which help retain employees.