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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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Taking the Sweat Out of Communication Anxiety

April 1, 1995
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When a Whirlpool division set up new work teams, line supervisors had to become team advisers. But in order to lead effectively, they first had to learn some new communication skills.
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When Companies Give, Employees Give Back

April 1, 1995
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The traditional employment contract-do your job and you have a job for life-has expired. In its place is a new contract in which companies invest in workers hoping that they in turn invest in the company.
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MTA Travels Far with Its Future Managers Program

March 1, 1995
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After recognizing that it needed to continually prepare candidates for the managerial pipeline, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority created a program to develop its employees.
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1995 Financial Impact Optimas Award ProfileBRSpringfield Remanufacturing Corp

March 1, 1995
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Extensive financial training for employees has helped workers understand how to contribute to the bottom line. Cost savings, increased revenue and even employee-run start-up operations are the result.
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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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Kinney Narrows the Gender Gap

August 1, 1994
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A gender-awareness program has enabled Kinney Shoe Corp. to better integrate men's and women's work and communication styles into the organization, thereby strengthening its competitive advantage.
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Volunteer Efforts Offer Low-cost Training Options

June 1, 1994
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Employers are finding that activities ranging from planting trees to building homeless shelters offer growth opportunities not found in on-the-job training.
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