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Community Learning Can Be the Best Instructor at Work

March 12, 2012
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For eons, we've learned many of our most important lessons from friends, family and peers. When we're trying to get people to act in a certain way in line with basic do's and don'ts of workplace conduct, lectures and raw information won't be effective.
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Cleaning Up Your Supply Chain

March 6, 2012
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Keeping tabs on the labor in the international industrial supply chain isn't easy, but many resources exist to help make sense of it.
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Staffing Firm to Pay $148,000 in Pregnancy Suit

March 5, 2012
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The lawsuit alleged HCS owner Charles Sisson discriminated against Roxy Leger, the company's bookkeeper, when he made offensive comments about her pregnancy and fired her because she needed to take maternity leave following the birth of her son, according to the EEOC.
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Apple and Foxconn: Beginning to See the Light

February 29, 2012
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In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China.
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Teach Trust First

February 27, 2012
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Leaders increasingly lack the skills needed to recognize and address employee discontent, which allows decisions and actions to appear unfair or potentially illegal even when they may not be.
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Going Nuclear—More Safe Power for Georgia's People

February 14, 2012
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Within the week, I read two headlines with strikingly similar themes. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the construction of the first two U.S. nuclear power plants in 30 years. Second, Roger Boisjoly's death was announced.
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IT Employment Hits All-Time High

February 8, 2012
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On an annual basis, IT jobs were up 3.4 percent in 2011, more than double the rate of growth that IT employment experienced in 2010 of 1.5 percent.
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New Rules of Gravity for Today's Leaders

January 31, 2012
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How does it happen that brilliant leaders act so mindlessly and how do you prevent their self-initiated destruction and the damage they leave behind? Telling leaders the rules and explaining applicable laws is not enough.
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SAP Hires Controversial Executive Julie Roehm

January 13, 2012
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Former Chrysler marketing executive Julie Roehm is the new senior vice president of marketing at business-software company SAP. Roehm, 40, whose last full-time marketing job ended with a stormy legal battle five years ago, is known in the auto industry for her tenure as marketing communications director at Chrysler.
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