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Innovation Contest Draws HR Tech Ideas

June 7, 2010
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In a sign that people management is a priority these days, three of the 10 finalist entries in a business innovation contest co-sponsored by the Wharton School involve human resources.
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Flexible Hours for Nonexempt Workers May Be Next on Lobbyists' Agenda

August 4, 2009
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Flexible work arrangements traditionally have been the domain of exempt, salaried employees, but now more companies are using them for nonexempt, hourly workers, experts say.
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Obama Asks Workers and Businesses to Serve and Sacrifice

January 20, 2009
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The president’s inaugural address praised American workers and entrepreneurs, striking a conciliatory tone that may serve him well as employers brace for pro-union legislation and health care reform.
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TiVo for Work

March 23, 2007
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Explaining how Best Buy and CultureRx implemented a workplace culture that’s based on outcomes and not how many hours people spend in the office can be a little difficult at first. Here’s how one of creators of the approach—called the Results-Only Work Environment, or ROWE—describes it.
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Employee Autonomy in Aisle 5

March 23, 2007
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So far, Best Buy and CultureRx have applied their Results-Only Work Environment solely to the company’s headquarters. But a move to retail is in the works.
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Graniterock Reinforces Innovation

October 19, 2005
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Employees' accomplishments usually are linked to one of nine corporate priorities: safety, financial performance, community contribution, customer service, profit, efficiency, quality assurance, management and people.
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A Left Turn For Safety at UPS

February 28, 2005
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Facing high injury rates, UPS departed from 90 years of management tradition and called on workers to help solve the problem.
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New Ideas Draw Older Workers

February 27, 2004
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Baptist Health South Florida is beating the perennial hospital problem of unfilled jobs and high turnover by fine-tuning its policies and jobs to appeal to workers over 50.
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