How could we apply the principles of human resources management to behave and operate just like a for-profit business?
—Battling Uphill, HR manager, education, Karlstad, Sweden
For its new organizational culture and collaborative business efforts, Memorial Hospital of Union County is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Corporate Citizenship.
For the way it transformed itself into a top child-welfare agency so quickly, ChildNet is the winner of the 2012 Optimas Award for General Excellence.
Congressional staff members and 25 members of Congress participated in a SHRM survey, which found that 55 percent feel that ‘flexibility to balance work and life issues’ is very important, but only 26 percent are very satisfied with the flexibility in their own workplace.Read More
But a deeper lesson of new research is that everyone can be more socially savvy.Read More
Across Chicago and the rest of the U.S., chief operating officers are being erased from the org chart. The disappearing act is part of the evolution toward flatter business structures as well as get-lean pressures that have companies looking twice at any personnel expense.Read More
In lifting the San Francisco Giants to victory, pitcher Sergio Romo reminded us all about the power of plugging away for something bigger than ourselves.Read More
Following the shooting, part of the hospital's efforts to enhance its violence prevention planning included instructive courses with the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit on identifying certain behavioral patterns that often predict a violent outburst.Read More
Both a part-time nurse, who actually disposed of the kidney in the medical waste, and a 30-year employee are no longer with the medical center, the newspaper reported.Read More
Our leadership wants to breed culture that drives high performance, yet it seems to be an abstract concept. How do know we are getting optimum performance from our employees—and hence our organization?
—Mr. Precision, human resources executive, utilities, Singapore