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The Leading Edge-How to Be a Great HR Leader

February 1, 1999
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Jan E. Miller, the senior managing consultant of the talent assessment practice at The Gallup School of Management, discusses what characteristics she sees in great HR leaders and how some of those themes relate back to visionary senior HR leadership.
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Setting, Communicating and Rewarding Goals

February 1, 1999
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Some ideas for how to smooth the rocky road between telling employees what you want them to accomplish, getting them to follow through and rewarding their behavior along the way.
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Overload What's Causing It, and How to Solve It

January 1, 1999
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Workers are stressed out and burned out from overwork. Here's a fresh look at what's causing the problem and some solutions for not overloading your workforce.
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iThe Leading Edge-i-Be an HR Advocate

December 1, 1998
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As vice president of human resources for VF Corp., Susan Larson Williams describes her transition from law into HR, and how she leads her HR team with a sense of diplomacy and team cohesiveness.
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Loyalty Is a Two-way Street at D.A. Stuart

November 1, 1998
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Although the organization already has high loyalty, its management team is continuously revamping things to keep that commitment strong.
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These Kids Today Commitment Just Aint What It Used to Be -- with Good Reason

November 1, 1998
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It may seem like Xers don’t want to pay their dues, but this is what makes Xers so amenable to the kind of day-to-day value-adding relationship most employers want from their employees.
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iThe Leading Edge-i-Leaving a Legacy of Trust

November 1, 1998
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Lillian R. Gorman, in the top HR spot at Edison International, has a unique insight into building a team and leaving an HR legacy.
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Killing the Spirit -- One Worker Goes From Committed, To Wanting To Be Committed

November 1, 1998
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Carrie Pierce’s story provides insight into how employee commitment can quickly sour when the wrong ingredients are poured into the workforce mix.
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Satisfy Them With More Than Money

November 1, 1998
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Employees want fair, competitive compensation -- but they also want to be recognized for their contributions.
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