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Articles by Charlene Marmer Solomon

Candidate and Spouse Self-selection Program

January 1, 1994
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The Self-selection Program focuses on the realities of the destination as well as many of the problems that soon-to-be expatriates will have to face.
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Cross-Cultural Questions to Think About

January 1, 1994
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Noel Kreicker, founder of International Orientation Resources (IOR), a Chicago-based firm specializing in cross-cultural management selection and training, suggests that the human resources staff address these questions.
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Global Business Strategies Need HR's Input

October 1, 1993
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No matter what the corporate culture, for it to be advantageous to the company, the culture must be an outgrowth of a well-conceived global plan.
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Transplanting Corporate Cultures Globally

October 1, 1993
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Because corporate culture is the language that communicates a company's mission, the ability to transplant that culture from one country to another is critical to the success of an international company. Truly global HR executives have learned to do this.
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How HR Can Help Employees Stay Alert

August 1, 1993
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There are nine switches to control alertness. Once you know what the switches are, you can help employees turn them on and off.
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HR Is Solving Shift-work Problems

August 1, 1993
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Shift workers suffer from such problems as sleep deprivation and higher divorce rates. Companies that take these concerns seriously and help employees adapt to shift work have fewer accidents, lower turnover and higher productivity rates.
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Simulation Training Builds Teams Through Experience

June 1, 1993
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The companies that are sold on training that simulates real-world work experiences have started out with clear goals, connected the training back to employees' daily work environment and combined it with other training techniques.
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Working Smarter How HR Can Help

June 1, 1993
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Growing competition and downsizing have extended the workweek, at the expense of productivity and morale. HR professionals can help employees learn to prioritize tasks, make better decisions and lead balanced lives.
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If You're Feeling Overworked, Just Think About How the Japanese Must Feel

June 1, 1993
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Japanese workers work 10% longer then the average U.S. employee, that's roughly 225 hours more each year. The Japanese also suffer form karoshi (death by overwork). Its symptoms include high blood pressure and asthmatic-like problems.
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