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Motorola's HR Learns the Value of Teams Firsthand

June 1, 1995
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HR departments pay so much attention to other business functions that they can forget their own needs. HR at Motorola turned the focus inward when two departments worked on transforming into more cohesive teams.
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HR For Profit Selling Expertise

May 1, 1995
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Some HR departments have not only become internal business partners. They've become outside consultants—capitalizing on their hard-earned personnel expertise for profit. There's much to learn from their experiences.
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Prudential Measures HR With A Total-quality Yardstick

April 1, 1995
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Prudential Resources Management has embarked on an ambitious plan to align its HR systems with the company's new mission, vision and values. It's having a positive effect on the bottom line.
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Align HR To Serve the Customer

January 1, 1995
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HR departments can continually improve their function by eliciting customer feedback, evaluating its current status and laying out a plan to get it from here to there.
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How HR Keeps Current in Century-old Companies

October 1, 1994
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For established companies to evolve effectively with the times, HR must address work-force needs to ensure that the businesses remain up to date and competitive.
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Time Study Prompts New HR Efficiencies

April 1, 1994
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Complaints from employees about poor telephone service prompted an HR department to engage bar-code technology to track its calls. The survey led to solutions.
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Recommended Ways of Setting Up a New HR Department

November 1, 1993
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HR should be an active partner in creating and reaching goals in the organization. Here are some recommended ways of going about the process of establishing the HR functions.
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Successful Outsourcing Depends on Critical Factors

October 1, 1993
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When you outsource, you need to do more than hope that it will be successful. Such factors as setting goals, pondering the short-and long-term effects and taking your corporate culture into consideration all will affect the success of an outsourcing decis
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Why HR Is Turning to Outsourcing

September 1, 1993
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Companies have long contracted with outside firms to perform various services. Now HR is reaping the benefits of outsourcing many functions, from the mundane to the strategic. In the process, many HR professionals are saving money and time while improving
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How Technology Is Advancing HR

September 1, 1993
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Technology is improving HR's performance in such areas as training, benefit administration and recruitment while reducing HR's time on menial tasks and saving thousands of dollars. However, HR professionals need toknow how this new technology works to use it effectively.
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