The Spreading AIDS Pandemic

The Spreading AIDS Pandemic

The AIDS pandemic is reaching such catastrophic dimensions that, in a historic move, the U.S. government has formally declared it a threat to U.S.
Do Diversity Programs Reduce Race Discrimination?

Do Diversity Programs Reduce Race Discrimination?

Not only is race discrimination still widely seen as a major problem in the U.S., a number of experts are criticizing some of the very programs...
Exporting Managed Care

Exporting Managed Care

Managed care is going global, as major U.S. healthcare companies invest in healthcare companies worldwide and U.S. consultants pitch the concept to...
The Global Epidemic of Obesity

The Global Epidemic of Obesity

Not so long ago, many people thought it was nice to be “fat and happy.” Being a bit overweight was a sign of success, a show of material plenitude, a...
New Twists in Succession Planning

New Twists in Succession Planning

Although grooming and choosing future leaders is one of the most ancient of human practices, some top-notch corporations are adding modern twists via...
The Cyberhuman Resource Function

The Cyberhuman Resource Function

It's strange how quickly the sci-fi future has become the high-tech present. One example of this is the trend toward "cyborg" technologies such as...
U.S. Child Care: Critical But Still Lacking

U.S. Child Care: Critical But Still Lacking

A growing percentage of U.S. employers are working to help employees with their childcare needs. This trend is being driven by the fact that child...
Temporary Tribulations

Temporary Tribulations

When is a temp not a temp? That’s the riddle bedeviling U.S. employers who want to hire temporary workers but steer clear of potential lawsuits...
The Global Skills Shortage

The Global Skills Shortage

The scarcity of skilled workers, so long bemoaned by U.S. employers, is becoming an international problem. Studies show that managers in both Europe...
The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility?

The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility?

At first glance, it may seem like a good and not-too-controversial idea: try to make the world a better place by adopting a voluntary international...