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Articles by Ed Frauenheim

TiVo for Work

March 23, 2007
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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A Bonding Byproduct

March 23, 2007
Members of Luxottica’s HR team spent long hours on the road together as part of their work in integrating a newly acquired company into the organization. They found that they built better internal bonds in the process.
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Are The Kids Alright

March 16, 2007
They’re called the “little emperors,” but their burden is big. China’s 20-somethings are given that imperial nickname because so many of them are single children—the result of the country’s population control policies. Seen as spoiled at times, young Chinese nevertheless have big responsibilities both in their family lives and when it comes to the country’s future leadership ranks.
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The Too-Fast Track

March 16, 2007
China’s rapid economic expansion has revealed a paucity of leadership talent, prompting companies to elevate young managers who oftentimes lack the necessary tools but, regardless, are highly sought after by competitors and can change jobs almost at will.
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