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Motivating Employees

Solitaire and Other Loafing Skills

December 1, 1996
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If we've done our jobs right, others can handle the most obvious time-wasting. That leaves the more complicated tasks-defining jobs and productivity-to us.
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Loafing Employees. Can You Tell Should You Care

December 1, 1996
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Wasting time on the job isn't new. But today-with less job security, new technology and flex-work options-workers have more reasons and temptations to loaf. HR managers, therefore, are creating new guidelines to identify, measure and enforce worker productivity.
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Keeping Spirits Up When Times Are Down

August 1, 1996
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A lack of employee spirit can impact the bottom line. You can raise enthusiasm with gimmicks, but this won't last long. Or, you can bring about true changes in employee morale by providing clear objectives, good leaders and a listening ear.
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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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Legal Entanglements of Motivating Temps

November 1, 1995
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Companies that use long-term temporary workers from staffing agencies need to be aware of the legal obligations and risks involved in establishing programs designed to motivate those workers.
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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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