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True Believers at Methodist Hospital

February 1, 2005
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When the Methodist Hospital in Houston decided to embark on a "values realignment," there were plenty of skeptics to be won over--including the new vice president of human resources. But the effort to revive faith-based values without cramming religion down employees’ throats has been hailed by workers, patients and the press.
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The Recruiting Payoff of Social Responsibility

January 25, 2005
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Companies are realizing that not only can a reputation for corporate social responsibility be good for branding, publicity and the bottom line, it can also be a valuable recruiting tool. They’re incorporating their values into recruiting and advertising materials more and more both to attract the best candidates and to weed out the ones who wouldn’t be a good fit.
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The Recruiting Payoff of Social Responsibility

January 25, 2005
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Companies are realizing that not only can a reputation for corporate social responsibility be good for branding, publicity and the bottom line, it can also be a valuable recruiting tool. They’re incorporating their values into recruiting and advertising materials more and more both to attract the best candidates and to weed out the ones who wouldn’t be a good fit.
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Five Standards of Excellence Practiced by Ethical Leaders

January 6, 2005
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A quick rundown of the components of ethical leadership: communication, quality, collaboration, succession planning and tenure.
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Five Standards of Excellence Practiced by Ethical Leaders

January 6, 2005
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A quick rundown of the components of ethical leadership: communication, quality, collaboration, succession planning and tenure.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Know If Ethics Training Is Working?

September 17, 2004
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How do I evaluate the success of training in business ethics, both for management and non-management staff?
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Good Works

July 30, 2004
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A new documentary and two new books examine the soul of the modern corporation.
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United Technologies Offers a Model for Reporting Problems

July 30, 2004
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Born out of defense-contract scandals in the 1980s, the company's program required only minor changes to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley.
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A Key Role in a Complex Compliance Picture

July 2, 2004
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As companies face the demands of Sarbanes-Oxley and other new regulations, human resources plays a critical part in the process.
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