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Plan Today for an Unexpected Tomorrow

September 1, 1996
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You need people ready to lead. But in an era of continual job hopping and constant change, how do you approach succession planning? Successful companies don't view it as a matter of executive replacement-it's one of leadership development.
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Succession Planning Suffers From Inattention

September 1, 1996
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502 HR professionals disclose their companies' succession planning preparedness.
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Brooks Beverage Share Thy Neighbor's Workers

June 1, 1996
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When Brooks Beverage Management experienced a lull in production, a creative team of strategic planners dreamed up an unusual arrangement for temporary redeployment: loaning workers to Haworth, its next-door neighbor.
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Pinnacle Brands A Strike Puts Employees Up To Bat

June 1, 1996
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When baseball struck out in 1994, Pinnacle Brands Inc. a trading card company -could have followed others' leads with layoffs. Instead, it tossed the ball to employees, challenging them to save their jobs with money making ideas.
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Reflexite's Business Decline Contingency Plan

June 1, 1996
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Reflexite's Business Decline Contingency Plan
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Reflexite Corp. Share the Pain to Share the Gain

June 1, 1996
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Financial health is what most companies strive for. But there are times when every company has its dip into the red. Reflexite Corp. knows exactly what to cut during downturns-salaries, work schedules and raw materials. People cuts are used only as a last resort.
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Duke's Newest Power Tool

June 1, 1996
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To stay alive in a deregulated utility market, Duke Power Co. had to develop a new workforce-planning process that would utilize current skills, but also help grow competencies needed for the future. What it came up with was simple, yet effective-and makes sense for today's rapidly changing businesses.
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Insourcing Saves Jobs at Harman

June 1, 1996
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Facing a crunch, you ask employees to work harder and faster-and productivity soars. Now you know the same work can be done with fewer employees. What next? Most companies would answer: layoffs. Instead, Harman devised a plan to keep workers and productivity.
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1995 Vision Optimas Award ProfileBR3M

February 1, 1995
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A Long-term strategy has helped 3M limit downsizing while still recruiting new talent.
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