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Motivating Employees

Are Your Temps Doing Their Best

November 1, 1995
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If temps aren't motivated to do top work, your company will suffer. Luckily, getting the most from your temps often is a matter of applying techniques you already use for permanent employees-such as giving them a stake in the company's success.
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Do You Have an Empowered Environment

September 1, 1995
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Colgate-Palmolive is known worldwide for its empowered employees, due in a large part to its environment.
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Create an Empowering Environment

September 1, 1995
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Employee empowerment programs are destined to fail unless you create an environment that nurtures and encourages employee initiative.
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Empowering Employeesthe Saturn Way

September 1, 1995
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At Saturn, all production work is accomplished by work teams, and the work assignments of all the teams are highly enriched.
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When Companies Give, Employees Give Back

April 1, 1995
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The traditional employment contract-do your job and you have a job for life-has expired. In its place is a new contract in which companies invest in workers hoping that they in turn invest in the company.
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Making Part-time Work Effective

January 1, 1995
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In terms of attracting and retaining the best people, part-time work presents some difficulties. Some companies are trying to change all that.
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Leveraging a Low-wage Work Force

January 1, 1995
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As an increasing number of companies find themselves depending on low-wage workers, they're restructuring their HR practices for greater productivity and less turnover.
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Motivating Creative Employees Calls for New Strategies

May 1, 1994
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Scientists and inventors aren't always attracted by traditional incentives. Royalty compensation, backed by recognition and a chance to challenge their technical abilities, may get their attention.
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The Loyalty Factor

September 1, 1992
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Employee loyalty is at an all-time low, but HR executives are proving that career development, benefit plans, and other strategies help keep employees on the job.
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