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Serving the Big Boys Too

June 24, 2010
A growing number of corporate giants are upending the thinking that HR applications delivered over the Internet are not flexible or secure enough to serve the big boys.
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SAP Circling SaaS Market

June 24, 2010
The Germany-based business software company is taking a close look at HR software delivered as a service, which refers to companies accessing applications over the Internet and typically paying for them on a subscription basis for a limited time.
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5 Questions With Dov Seidman Inspiration as Worker Incentive

June 1, 2010
It's the era of inspiration, author Dov Seidman says. Companies must help employees tap into intrinsic motivation rather than rely on carrots and sticks, contends Seidman, founder of consulting firm LRN and author of the book HOW: Why HOW We Do Anything Means Everything … in Business (and in Life). Seidman recently spoke with Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim.
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World-Lagging Morale in the U.S

May 19, 2010
Employee engagement appears to be higher in the wake of the financial crisis in many regions of the world—but not in the United States. A new survey of 459 HR executives by consulting firm Towers Watson finds the U.S. was the only place where more companies reported a drop in engagement rather than a rise. Workforce Management senior writer Ed Frauenheim recently spoke with Towers Watson consultant Laura Sejen about the report.
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