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Keep Spies out of Your Company

May 1, 1993
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When corporate spies want confidential information, they often infiltrate HR departments first. A well-structured information-security program can keep spies from obtaining your company's secrets.
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Resume Scanning Simplifies Tracking

April 1, 1993
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Using scanners, recruiters can store resumes on data bases for fast, easy access using a few key words. The benefits include improved productivity and better customer service.
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Employees Who Steal from Customers

April 1, 1993
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For years, companies have caught bank employees, stockbrokers, attorneys, private investigators and retail clerks stealing from customers. The negative publicity can be bad enough, but such acts bring into serious question the competence of the HR department or the person responsible for hiring the individuals.
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Employees Use Diversity-training Exercise Against Lucky Stores in Intentional-discrimination Suit

April 1, 1993
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Discussion of stereotypes is an important first step in many diversity training programs. This is an effective method of training, but anyone who conducts it needs to know that there's a risk involved.
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Valuing Differences Isn't the Same As Managing Diversity

April 1, 1993
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Managing diversity means creating an environment that enables all participants to pursue organizational goals. With this approach, companies can move beyond race and gender issues and look at how all differences-age, tenure, lifestyle, managerial level, department and sexual orientation-affect working relationships.
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Computers Improve Efficiency of the Negotiation Process

April 1, 1993
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Two companies that used computers during bargaining for such tasks as writing proposals and tracking agreements, ratified contracts with their unions more quickly and with fewer disputes than in previous sessions.
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Theft Control Starts with HR Strategies

April 1, 1993
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Employee theft costs U.S. companies $40 billion annually. HR executives are winning the war against crime using benefits plans, recognition programs, pre-employment testing and clear rules for discipline.
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First ChicagoFirst on the Block with Integrated Health Data

April 1, 1993
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First Chicago created what is believed to be the first comprehensive integrated health data management system in the country.
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1993 Managing Change Optimas Award ProfileBRPhiladelphia Electric Co

April 1, 1993
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When one of Philadelphia Electric's nuclear power plants was shut down, the crisis prompted an overhaul of its management selection and training. The changes helped the company set records for the most days of continuous operation.
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