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Articles by Sheila Feeney

Dangerous Business

June 1, 2004
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It might seem tough to recruit employees to work 16-hour days that begin with the donning of flak jacket. But offer salaries of $20,000 a month and it's easy to find people with the right job skills. Then comes the hard part: deciding if they have the right stuff for work in a war zone.
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The Costs of Hardship and Danger

May 29, 2004
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Is it more dangerous in Yemen, Kosovo or Pakistan?
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Race Complaints Abroad--Wild West Environment

May 29, 2004
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How hotspots far from headquarters can be legal nightmares for employers.
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Love Contracts Can Head Off Suits

January 30, 2004
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Signing a document can clarify any assumptions about exclusivity, a shared future or whether consorting with a superior will affect a person's career.
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When Office Love Goes Bad

January 30, 2004
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Romance may be in the air at your company, but passion can have its price. You might encounter million-dollar lawsuits, productivity drops and even an impact on profitability. Dating policies are one answer, but even they might not save your company from the turmoil of office love gone bad.
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Developing a New Generation of Public-Agency Leaders

November 6, 2003
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Florida's program teaches critical skills to rank-and-file employees who never planned to be managers.
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Without Health System Pain, There Won't Be Gain

November 6, 2003
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How can the health-care crisis be solved when no one is willing to sacrifice a cent or a service to benefit everyone?
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The Battle Over Benefits

November 6, 2003
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The cost of health care is strangling companies, prompting strikes and leaving an increasing number of Americans without any coverage at all. Some companies are coping, but experts fear that a sick system will have to come close to collapse before there is reform.
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Banking on Future Talent

September 18, 2003
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At Bank of America, the CEO is driving the succession-planning effort.
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The Big Brawl Over Federal Competitive Sourcing

August 29, 2003
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The Office of Management and Budget claims savings of 40 percent can be had if government workers and private contractors bid to see who can do the public's work for less.
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