July 26, 2001
HR issues are often among the company's three business priorities each year.
HR retains the best employees better and cheaper than the industry average -- and they have fun doing it.
Trident Precision Manufacturing Inc.
By focusing on employees first, Trident improved quality, quadrupled the annual revenue, and reduced turnover.
Royal Dutch/Shell Group
A host of new programs have been created to address expat family needs.
The Pillsbury Company
InTouch allows anyone to telephone anytime to talk about anything.
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
The US OPM has created a humane model for downsizing, provided outplacement, and pioneered privatization with the government's first employee stock ownership plan.
New York Metropolitan Transit Authority
The Future Managers Program has helped the MTA develop a deep talent pool while helping to integrate operations of the MTA's five agencies.
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City of Phoenix, Arizona
One of the biggest HR challenges has been to help employees balance their work/life priorities.
The company created a variable compensation and flexible benefits program that's tied to performance.
HR lent a hand to victims of domestic violence as one step in the fight against workplace violence.