Zappos calls its culture its biggest asset, and the firm manages as if it means it. About 50 percent of an employee’s performance review is based on how well he or she embodies the 10 values.
Helping businesses generate profits as well as contributing to SAP’s bottom line are its workers—employees and contingents. And it was around five years ago that SAP first discovered that it had little idea of the size or structure of its contingent workforce.
Federal regulations may soon put a crimp in bloggers’ lack of transparency, though some contend adequate self-policing is already in place. Until then, the flow of information continues from hundreds of bloggers in a mix of sensational headlines, anonymous sources and even some news you can use.
Traditional media isn’t always available to tech companies when they have news; because of the nature of competition and immediacy, they often turn to bloggers.
The Engineering Society of Detroit is teaming up with AVL and Michigan Technological University to offer a course to help up to 100 automotive engineers prepare for the shift to hybrid vehicle technologies.
Proposal includes the requirement that the system ‘must authenticate the employee’s identity by using a specific and unique biometric identifier,’ such as a fingerprint; giving workers PIN numbers or security codes would not suffice.
IDEO helps top executives rethink their approaches to problem-solving and developing creative environments. Senior managers turn to IDEO to learn how to foster creativity by developing corporate cultures that are founded on breaking rules, building teamwork and stimulating the free expression of ideas.
It took more than seven hours before a congressional hearing on spying by Hewlett-Packard got around to a discussion about the impact of the scandal on employees.
Todd Raphael traveled across much of Israel, including Tel Aviv, the Old City of Jerusalem, the northern mountain city of Safed, and the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea. In this ancient place, where you can still find Bedouin nomads roaming the land and camels nibbling on crops, the workforce is remarkably futuristic.
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