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Subculture Strife Hinders Productivity

December 1, 1992
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Subcultures based on job functions, operating units or even social interests can interfere with the company's overall mission. Intensive communication and team building can get groups working together.
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The U.S._Japanese HR Culture Clash

November 1, 1992
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HR professionals who work for Japanese companies that have expander into the U.S. market are adapting to HR management based on teamwork and loyalty.
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Outsourcing 401(k) Administration Yields Benefits

November 1, 1992
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American Express joined forces with a service provider to administer its defined-contribution plan. The switch has saved time and money and given employees faster access to better information.
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1992 Partnership Optimas Award Profile The Walt Disney Co.

November 1, 1992
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Disney has developed six broad initiatives that help educational institutions and fuel its own staffing pipeline. The most unique is a Florida program aimed at helping prevent high school students from dropping out to help support their families. The program allows students to attend class during the morning and then work in the company's theme parks in the afternoon-and to be paid for the full day.
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1992 Quality of Life Optimas Award ProfileBRBen & Jerry's Homemade Inc

November 1, 1992
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"To improve the quality of life of a broad community" is the company's social mission both inside and outside the organization.
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Benefits Leverage Hiring and Retention Efforts

November 1, 1992
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Starbucks Coffe Co. offers benefits ranging from health insurance to stock ownership to part-time employees—and values the investment.
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Japan Responds to Allegations of Discrimination

November 1, 1992
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Japanese companies in the U.S. have been criticized collectively for failing to hire minorities and women or to promote U.S. nationals to senior positions. Japan responds.
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What Does the Glass Ceiling Cost You

November 1, 1992
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Most companies today that try to give equal opportunities to women still discriminate unintentionally. The measurable losses can reach 1%of the total operating expenses. How much is discrimination costing your company?
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Melt the Glass Ceiling

November 1, 1992
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Here are ten ways to heat up and eliminate the glass ceiling in your organization.
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