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How Fun Flies At Southwest Airlines

June 1, 1995
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By allowing outrageous behavior, SWA ensures that it recruits and trains employees who can flourish in a friendly work environment and foster good customer service.
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Changing Culture, Changing Rewards

April 1, 1995
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An organization's culture can be defined as "What it's like to work around here." Its dimensions include the following.
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Five components of a total reward strategy.

April 1, 1995
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Successful change often requires a balancing act between what seems as different as apples and oranges. But to reap the benefits of reengineering, companies must simultaneously alter how employees work and provide supportive rewards.
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HR Facilitates the Learning Organization Concept

November 1, 1994
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To manage the unpredictability of business, companies such as Harley-Davidson and Chaparral Steel are embracing the concept of the learning organization: A philosophy that alters the way they think about learning and decision making.
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Understanding the Parameters of Learning Organization

November 1, 1994
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Here are some operating principles of the learning organization.
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The Evolution of Training in a Learning Organization

November 1, 1994
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Organizational learning is a set of processes and structures to help people create new knowledge, share their understanding, and continuously improve themselves and the results of the enterprise.
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1994 Service Optimas Award Profile Merck & Co.

May 1, 1994
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Merging cultures and selecting staff are two issues that HR addresses when the company forms joint ventures.
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Transplanting Corporate Cultures Globally

October 1, 1993
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Because corporate culture is the language that communicates a company's mission, the ability to transplant that culture from one country to another is critical to the success of an international company. Truly global HR executives have learned to do this.
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Pearle Vision's Managers Think Like Entrepreneurs

January 1, 1993
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Pearle Vision's corporate store managers weren't performing as well as the franchisees, so HR revamped its store managers' compensation and incentive-pay system. In the process, HR also changed the corporate culture to promote a more entrepreneurial—and m
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