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A Little Bit of Employees' Time Can Go a Long Way as a 'Microvolunteer'

December 19, 2012
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Unlike traditional volunteerism, which may take hours of time, microvolunteering focuses on making use of the free time employees have during the workday, such as lunch breaks and coffee breaks.
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Holiday Parties Turn Into Sandy Relief Efforts

December 7, 2012
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Companies across the city ask their employees to raise money and bring canned goods and clothing. Those affected by the storm, including teachers and firefighters, get invitations.
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Planning Holiday Treats, but No Papa's Cream Puffs for Me

November 30, 2012
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In the spirit of giving, you can help folks at small businesses—and they may be able to give back to you.
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Delayed Innovation Gratification

November 29, 2012
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The hard truth about innovation is that it generally is not an overnight phenomenon. Try more like 2,000 days and nights.
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2012 Game Changer: Jil Greene

November 29, 2012
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Vice president of human resources and community relations, Harrah's New Orleans
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Wal-Mart Expands FCPA Probe to Brazil, China, India

November 27, 2012
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The FCPA, a federal law with criminal and civil penalties jointly enforced by the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC, punishes foreign bribery, inaccurate financial records and inadequate controls.
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The 'Naked Organization' Gets Nakeder

November 20, 2012
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Leaders at Big Blue and elsewhere could blush a deep pink if Tom Vines is correct about where performance management, crowdsourcing and social media are heading.
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How Do We Change the Culture of Our Not-for-Profit?

November 14, 2012
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How could we apply the principles of human resources management to behave and operate just like a for-profit business? —Battling Uphill, HR manager, education, Karlstad, Sweden
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