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Motivating Employees

Drug Maker's HR Business Formula

August 24, 2007
HR executives at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals U.S. sat down to discuss what the company could do to get all 12,000 of its employees focused on driving business performance. Penny Stoker, vice president of human resources, discusses how her HR team is handling the challenges the fast-moving pharmaceutical market presents.
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Kindness Pays Or Does It

June 29, 2007
A school of management thought holds that creating a positive corporate culture boosts business performance, but even many proponents of this philosophy admit they can’t make a direct financial link.
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Copping Out on Performance Management

June 28, 2007
Sometimes performance management systems give managers the chance to gloss over the tough conversations that could really drive excellent performance. Here's how to remove the 'bail out' feature and improve the review process.
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