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Does Employee Involvement Equate to Engagement?

October 2, 2012
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Is there a distinction between employee engagement and employee involvement? We're looking for an objective and meaningful way to measure it. —Stuck on Semantics, senior training director, hospitality, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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We Will Not Go Quietly

September 28, 2012
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A riot in China and new feedback software show dignity is on the march. And it is shaping workplaces around the globe.
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The 47 Percent and You

September 18, 2012
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Romney's recent remarks reflect a version of the deal that is outdated and doomed.
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Slow and Steady Slays the Antelope and Wins the Rat Race

September 17, 2012
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There's a strong case to be made for remembering our inner marathoner, our latent persistent hunter.
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Chicago Teachers Strike Could Offer a Lesson on Performance Evaluations

September 13, 2012
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Performance evaluation “is a nationwide issue—and it's an issue that is not going away,” said Norm Solomon, a professor of management at Fairfield University in Connecticut. “I don't think anybody should be surprised that this issue is coming to the fore. The key thing to any evaluation system, particularly in a collective bargaining situation, is to have some buy-in by the union, a sense that this is fair."
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Touchdown! Talent management lessons from the NFL's Week 1

September 12, 2012
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Three people management pearls of wisdom from the NFL's first week.
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We All Built That

August 31, 2012
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This Labor Day, let's remember that it generally takes business leaders, workers and decent government to make a successful company, economy and society.
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Do You Know What to Do When Violence Invades Your Workplace?

August 27, 2012
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While there exists no foolproof way to protect your workplace against the kinds of tragedies that we've seen lately, these few steps can go a long way to putting you in the best place to deter and respond.
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Most Employees Say Benefits Enrollment Information Lacking: Survey

August 24, 2012
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Fifty-two percent of workers indicated their employers have not distributed any communication regarding upcoming open enrollment periods. Thirty-nine percent said they were only somewhat prepared for open enrollments, while 26 percent said they were unprepared or very unprepared.
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Companies Can Name Their Stars but Struggle to Retain Them

August 14, 2012
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Just 76 percent of organizations surveyed say they are successful at retaining star talent yet stubbornly high unemployment has lulled companies into believing they no longer need to be aggressive in recruiting and retention, according to a Sibson study.
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