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Articles by Samuel Greengard

Zero Tolerance Making It Work.

May 1, 1999
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Zero tolerance is all the rage. But dealing with workplace problems requires more than rhetoric. It’s about crafting an effective policy and putting all the pieces in place to make it work.
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Competency Management Delivers Spectacular Corporate Gains

March 1, 1999
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Competency-based management (CBM) is a core strategy for understanding what’s really going on within the enterprise. It’s relatively easy to view a snapshot of where employees—and the organization—are in the ongoing quest for success.
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HRMS Terms But What Does It Mean

February 1, 1999
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Whats data mining? Metadata? A data warehouse? Answers here.
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How To Fulfill Technology's Promise

February 1, 1999
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Today's HR function is shaped by an array of forces-including global competition and the need for knowledge-based systems. Better management of HR operations is essential. The right HR software can drive success throughout the enterprise.
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Web-based Training Yields Maximum Results

February 1, 1999
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Combine a skills database with the appropriate learning technology and you have a powerful, competitive weapon. Although classrooms will always remain essential, the future clearly lies in Web-based training (WBT).
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Mine Your Corporate Data with Business Inteligence

January 1, 1999
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Learning how to transform the raw ingredients—in this case data—into a product that can feed the corporate knowledge chain is essential.
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Whirlpool Builds a Performance-based Strategy

January 1, 1999
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Whirlpool's management knew that the company needed to forge a higher level of commitment and dedication from employees, especially those working in the company's plants and factories. So it opted to institute a performance-based compensation system for employees at its Clyde, Ohio, automatic washer manufacturing plant.
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System Training Takes More Than Classroom Instruction

December 1, 1998
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Workers reject technology because they haven’t been trained properly on how to use the system. The solution? Develop a culture that embraces change and create an effective plan that links systems and resources.
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Don’t Let Dirty Data Derail You

November 1, 1998
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Bad data can put a company at a competitive disadvantage. It can affect growth, undermine strategies, increase costs and lead to mistakes, such as hiring or promoting the wrong person. Human resources is one of the most vulnerable of all departments.
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Will Your Culture Support KM

October 1, 1998
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A total commitment from management and employees is required.
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