Management Adapting to a Changing World

Management Adapting to a Changing World

In these difficult and quickly changing times, HR professionals and other managers need to stay on top of a variety of issues. Below are some items...
Terrorism Aimed at the Private Sector

Terrorism Aimed at the Private Sector

The worst terrorist act in U.S. history was aimed at one of the premier symbols of global commerce. Yet, the symbolism of the destruction of the World...
Are Flexible Schedules Stretching Work Hours?

Are Flexible Schedules Stretching Work Hours?

Flexible work schedules are becoming relatively common in the U.S., helping employees balance work and family. But even as schedules are becoming more...
Generation Gaps of the Future

Generation Gaps of the Future

"Today, I believe we are seeing two powerful trends that will alter the way work is accomplished and people are managed in organizations," writes Jay...
Steps Toward Balancing Work and Family

Steps Toward Balancing Work and Family

It's no secret that many parents are under intense pressure to balance their work and family obligations, pressure that results in everything from...
The Great Leadership Training Debate

The Great Leadership Training Debate

Most organizations think there's a shortage of leaders these days that will only get worse over time. The obvious solution to this scarcity is to...
Age-Bias Claims on the Rise

Age-Bias Claims on the Rise

Maybe the futurists got it right this time. For years, some experts predicted that as the Baby-Boomer generation reached middle age, the U.S. would...
White-Collar Commotion

White-Collar Commotion

What used to be relatively nice, safe office jobs are looking a lot less secure these days. Not only are white-collar workers bearing the brunt of...
Seeking Alternatives to Downsizing

Seeking Alternatives to Downsizing

As the economic slowdown continues, many companies are finding themselves caught between the proverbial "rock and a hard place." The rock consists of...
Virtual Teams More Common but Not Routine

Virtual Teams More Common but Not Routine

How far along the path toward routine virtual teaming have we come? A recent survey commissioned by WorldCom reports that about half of surveyed...