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1997 Global Outlook Optimas Award ProfileBRCirque du Soleil

August 1, 1997
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HR at Cirque du Soleil is trying to serve what amounts to a moving target: More than 1,200 employees representing 17 nationalities and speaking 13 languages attached to show tours playing all over the world. In response, HR decentralized many HR functions
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Changing Behavior at Weight Watchers

July 1, 1997
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Weight Watchers relies on well-trained leaders to motivate and encourage customers to change their eating habits. Brian Powers, general manager explains how HR fulfills this role.
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Pebble Beach Teeing Off With the Right Employees

May 1, 1997
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People are the most important asset, making HR the most important function—no matterwhat the business. Find out the unique challenges faced by his HR leader—and some strategies for handling universal HR issues.
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It Takes Values to Capitalize on Change

April 1, 1997
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Manugistics Inc. is a small technology firm competing with the big guns for talent. In addition, the company has gone global and lost two of its original founders. It has doubled the employee headcount and been through several acquisitions. Through it all
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Cherokee Nation When Native Values Drive Survival

February 1, 1997
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Nearly 159 years have passed since the Trail of Tears. Today, the Cherokee Nation is a thriving government and organizational enterprise. Its HR faces the challenge of recruiting, training and empowering a tribal workforce—and realizing the long-term visi
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1996 Competitive Advantage Optimas Award Profile Deloitte & Touche LLP

April 1, 1996
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An array of initiatives aimed at helping women have helped the accounting firm stop the exodus of female employees and become an employer of choice in a tough recruitment market.
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Would You Invite the Creator of the Glass Ceiling Commission To Inspect Your Company

April 1, 1996
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Lynn Martin reflects on her past few years of work with Deloitte & Touche, and the status of working women in general.
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Dress Codes Should Match Corporate Image

December 1, 1995
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Although dress-down standards are spreading like wildfire, they often cause confusion among employees and may send mixed messages.
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How To Succeed at Collaborations

October 1, 1995
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It's important to review progress on a regular basis and to drive the project.
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Papa John's Rolls Out Hot HR Menu

September 1, 1995
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After creating an HR department two years ago, one 10-year-old company standardized its culture, benefits programs and recruitment strategies to gain a competitive edge. Find out what's next on HR's plate at Papa John's.
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