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1998 Partnership Optimas Award Profile New York Metropolitan Transit Authority

February 1, 1998
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The Future Managers Program has helped the MTA develop a deep talent pool while helping to integrate operations of the MTA’s five agencies.
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Recruiting and Selecting Management Training Program Candidates

February 1, 1998
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Following are portions of a handbook on the "Future Managers Program" (FMP) at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) of New York.
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1997 Vision Optimas Award ProfileBRE.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co

October 1, 1997
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The company's pioneer training program, "A Matter of Respect," addressed sexual harassment issues years before it became routine in corporate America. Other elements have since been added to help sustain a hostility-free workplace.
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Corporate Universities Are Catching On

June 1, 1997
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Corporate universities are becoming more commonplace and they're evolving to meet changing demands. "Corporate universities aren't a place, but a concept for organized learning.
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Multi-part Special The Trainer's Role

June 1, 1997
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Today's corporate trainer has a new job. Trends in training delivery, technology and outsourcing, and greater accountability for performance have raised the bar, demanding a wider range of competencies than in the past. This special report defines the trainer's new role.
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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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Balance Work and Family Commitments

October 1, 1996
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In today’s complicated world, ethical decisions aren’t always black or white; options often fall into gray areas. Readers responded to this situation posed by Personnel Journal.
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Government Employees Learn To Work in Sync

September 1, 1996
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Teamwork doesn't just happen by decree. It takes a carefully designed process in which members can learn to visualize their goals, prioritize issues, define roles and develop communication skills. Follow the five steps outlined here by two consultants who
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Arcorp, Inc. Furnishing a New Lease on the Future

June 1, 1996
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Two years ago, Shastar Rent-To-Own's parent company, Arcorp Inc., didn't have an HR department. Today, the 14-year-old company in the $3.8 billion-a-year rent-to-own industry has acquired more control and flexibility because of its HRMS system, recruitmen
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Chevron Corp. New Skills Equal New Opportunities

June 1, 1996
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Chevron USA had bright, qualified employees-in all the wrong places. Some Chevron units had too many; others too few. Instead of laying off here and hiring there, the company trained employees to take jobs outside their specialties or in other Chevron companies.
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