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Articles by Charlene Marmer Solomon

Testing at Odds with Diversity Efforts

April 1, 1996
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Fears that tests reflect language or cultural bias may prompt employers that are promoting workforce diversity to avoid pre-employment testing. If done properly, however, testing can be a valuable tool.
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CEO Mom The Tie That Binds a Global Family

March 1, 1996
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By recognizing the expat's spouse as a critical business ally, global managers can ensure successful assignments overseas. Much like CEOs and HR managers, spouses assume the increasing responsibility for addressing the family unit's financial, educational and social well-being.
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Put Your Ethics To A Global Test

January 1, 1996
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What seems a cut-and-dried matter of ethics in the United States, may not translate to your operations overseas. As companies struggle to determine what's right and what's wrong, HR is helping them define global ethics and communicate this to workers acro
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How To Help Managers Oversee New Inpatriates

November 1, 1995
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Give managers who will have responsibility for international assignees classes in cultural awareness, especially in ways that America may differ from the rest of the world.
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HR's Helping Hand Pulls Global Inpatriates Onboard

November 1, 1995
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As the number of foreign nationals employed by U.S. companies increases, HR professionals must learn how to meet their needs. Inpatriates aren't much different than U.S. expatriates. They require legal assistance, compensation and benefits, and support for their families' cultural adjustment.
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How To Succeed at Collaborations

October 1, 1995
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It's important to review progress on a regular basis and to drive the project.
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Unlock the Potential of Older Workers

October 1, 1995
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For too long now, we've kept mature employees in frustrating confinement. But business can no longer discount this group-HR will need to refocus its recruiting, training and retention.
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Hotel Breathes Life into Hospital's Customer Service

October 1, 1995
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The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center boasts an increasing customer-satisfaction rate. A successful partnership is teaching the hospital staff how to treat its patients like hotel guests.
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Global Teams The Ultimate Collaboration

September 1, 1995
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You think team-building in the United States is challenging? Companies such as Maxus and Intel have gone even further. They've built cross-functional teams that comprise different cultures, languages, locations and time zones.
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