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1994 General Excellence Optimas Award Profile AT&T

December 1, 1994
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Following the break-up of the Bell System, AT&T had to play a key role in helping the company become something new. Through such efforts as top-notch training, a data-intensive succession planning system, and the Workplace of the Future initiative, HR has helped the company reorganize and enter the new markets.
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1994 Global Outlook Optimas Award Profile The Coca-Cola Co.

November 1, 1994
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The soft-drink giant has six global operating units, each of which has a full HR organization. Those people, in turn, report to HR leaders at the company's Atlanta headquarters. The structure helps sustain both strong local leadership and an overarching corporate culture.
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Coca-Cola's Staffing Philosophy Supports Its Global Strategy

November 1, 1994
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Its global strategy is to allow its businesses in more than 200 countries to act according to local needs, local laws and local cultures.
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Postal Service Delivers a Violence-prevention Program

October 1, 1994
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A six-strategy violence prevention program, coordinated through the agency's national employee relations function.
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Deflecting Workplace Violence

October 1, 1994
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In February 1992, Personnel Journal reported on HR's role in dealing with the aftermath of murder on the job-a phenomenon on the rise. Since that time, murder and other violent crimes have escalated in the workplace to the point that the U.S. Justice Department recently proclaimed the workplace the most dangerous place to be. As a result, today's HR must be proactive with prevention.
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1994 Financial Impact Optimas Award ProfileBREastman Kodak Co

September 1, 1994
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HR helped transform Kodak's black and white film division from a traditional manufacturing process organized by functions to a team-driven process organized by work flow. The effort turned the financially troubled unit into one of the company's leading bu
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1994 Partnership Optimas Award ProfileBRXerox Corp

August 1, 1994
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Management/labor cooperation helped Xerox lower production costs, cut product development time, improve quality and regain market share.
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Lotus' Quality of Life Initiatives at a Glance

June 1, 1994
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Lotus strives to improve its workers' quality of life by providing them with programs that fit their needs.
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