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How Much Time Should We Spend on Our Lean-Management Processes?

May 15, 2013
We have implemented lean-management and it has worked well for us. It is strongly supported and maintained. We are a print company of 40 people. How much time per week should we spend keeping tabs on our lean-management processes? —Staying Lean, publishing/communications, Onalaska, Wisconsin
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Restoring Workplace Trust

May 6, 2013
As trust is based on actions not words, our gut-level understanding of actual conduct and deeds determines who we conclude is trustworthy and not.
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The Last Word: Turning Their Backs on Telecommuting

April 1, 2013
You could also argue that telecommuting originated with Yahoo’s Silicon Valley neighbor Hewlett-Packard. In 1967, the pioneering computer-maker allowed its plant in Germany to offer flextime—a truly radical concept at the time. HP then implemented large-scale telecommuting in the mid-1990s as technology advanced.
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The CYA Report: 'Re-shoring' America

February 12, 2013
The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce and Fistful of Talent. In this edition, Workforce Senior Editor Ed Frauenheim discusses his February cover story on bringing jobs back to America, a trend known as "re-shoring." Listen to the podcast below.
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