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Northport Good Management Doubled Profit in Two Years

August 10, 2001
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Top management, as well as mid-level employees, discuss how the company's culture breeds results.
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What Works When Fear Strikes the Workplace

August 7, 2001
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Fear can lead to mistrust, cynicism, isolation, and competition.
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Managing the Mob

July 15, 2001
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While office gossip might inflict a great deal of pain, there's an even nastier practice that runs rampant at some companies.
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Gossip Poisons Business -- HR Can Stop It

July 15, 2001
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Whisper campaigns ruin a workplace. Here are the steps HR can take to squelch the rumors and clear the air.
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Meditation and Mindfulness at Sounds True

June 24, 2001
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At this Colorado company that records tapes on spirituality, HR reflects the values and character of both the company and its customers.
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Secrets and Strategy at Kroll

June 17, 2001
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When employees carry guns, evaulations are top secret, and job titles include "Hostage Negotiator," HR can't go by the book. It has to be flexible.
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What Works The Blossoming of a Workplace Drone

April 27, 2001
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Nurturing a true mission requires more than a mission statement .
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Googles Company -- and HR -- Keeps Growing

April 13, 2001
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When Workforce last spoke with Google, they had no turnover, enough resumes to sink a ship, and were giving away free, gourmet lunches to every employee, every day. We thought we'd ask HR Director Stacy Sullivan if -- and how -- life has changed in the slowing economy.
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At This Exotic Workplace, Employees Feel Like Family

October 20, 2000
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At the San Diego Zoo, "there's a deep-rooted sense of loyalty and pride." HR Manager Gabriela Valverde talks about that powerful and successful culture, as well as the challenges a new labor shortage and new attitudes are ushering in.
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A Look at Google's Vital Signs

October 1, 2000
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A snapshot view of Google's recruiting, employee referrals, benefits and other HR programs. The company has almost no turnover, a flood of good applicants, and its IT and non-IT actually get along.
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