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Articles by Eve Tahmincioglu

Tangle of Unions is a Challenge

January 20, 2006
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Dealing with most merger issues was a breeze for US Airways and America West, compared to dealing with the 18 unions now under the merged carrier's umbrella.
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Getting Everyone Aboard

January 20, 2006
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US Airways Group is launching several programs to ensure that members of its newly merged workforce don't feel like corporate orphans.
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On the Same Flight Plan

January 20, 2006
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As US Airways and America West join forces, integrating the carriers' very different cultures is not only key to ensuring a smooth transition--the new company's survival might hinge on it. The merger deal, worth $1.5 billion, has been billed as a way to make both carriers more efficient.
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Discrimination Suit Can Be a Damaging Workplace Distraction

March 17, 2005
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While an embattled company is defending itself in a discrimination lawsuit, it ought not ignore what’s going on in the office or the factory. Otherwise, the workforce could drown in gossip, low morale, cover-ups and retaliation.
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Wal-Mart's Man With a Mission

March 3, 2005
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Lawrence V. Jackson, Wal-Mart’s new chief human resources officer, has been both a friend to workers and a tough-minded management honcho. He’ll need both sets of skills as he steps into a leadership role at a company facing class-action lawsuits, unionization battles and huge worldwide growth.
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Company Ads Feature Workers to Seduce Workers, Boost Image

February 25, 2005
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Wal-Mart’s national ads featuring workers singing the praises of the retail giant’s benefits and promotion practices are a large-scale example of what is becoming a marketing phenomenon in the business world. Firms of all sizes are turning to their own employees to become company mouthpieces as a recruitment tool and sometimes as a way to boost a faltering image.
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Company Ads Feature Workers to Seduce Workers, Boost Image

February 25, 2005
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Wal-Mart’s national ads featuring workers singing the praises of the retail giant’s benefits and promotion practices are a large-scale example of what is becoming a marketing phenomenon in the business world. Firms of all sizes are turning to their own employees to become company mouthpieces as a recruitment tool and sometimes as a way to boost a faltering image.
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Keeping Spirits Aloft at JetBlue

December 6, 2004
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Vincent Stabile shares the discount airline’s recipe for earning worker loyalty: “We treat our people the way we want them to treat the customers."
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Back From The Brink

December 3, 2004
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American Airlines is still experiencing financialturbulence, but the world’s biggest airline hasmanaged something amazing. It has recovered from unwise--even stupid--management decisions to win over workers and get them to buy into a more cooperative relationship that has saved millions. "The only way to build trust professionally or personally is by being trustworthy," CEO Gerard Arpey says. "I hope I’m living up to that standard."
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Group Mentoring A Cost-Effective Option

November 23, 2004
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Some companies are finding that group mentoring can be a cost-effective alternative to the old one-on-one style. For the group setting to work, there must be a commitment among leadership, clear expectations on the part of mentors and mentees, and clear objectives.
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