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2009-12-03 08:00:00

BOSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Novations Group, Inc. (www.novations.com) today announced the expansion of its Four Stages® of Contribution research project to include employees in mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, and Japan.

2009-10-30 14:58:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Great leaders not only "surround themselves with the best people possible" but they also emphasize the team's importance in achieving strategic goals and downplay their own individual accomplishments, says Xerox Corp. Chairman Anne M. Mulcahy. Ms.

2009-08-28 00:46:56

Managers and others in leadership roles should think twice before ridiculing subordinates or acting disrespectfully toward them, U.S. researchers suggest. Study leader Michael S.

2009-08-27 00:25:55

People cling to dreams until they are shown they're not qualified and bad things can happen if they pursue their goals and fail, U.S.

2009-08-26 10:09:28

In organizational settings, managers as well as others in leadership roles should perhaps think twice before ridiculing subordinate employees on their choice of lunch, attire, or habits, or generally acting disrespectfully towards them.

2009-08-26 01:40:24

Employees who are invigorated and dedicated at work carry over their positive work experiences for a happier home life, U.S.

2009-08-24 14:17:29

A Kansas State University study shows that invigorated and dedicated employees carry over their positive work experiences for a happier home life.

2009-07-10 10:45:00

Focusing on technology instead of people is a key factor in events going wrong, according to a major series of reports into crowd behavior and management, published this week.

2009-05-27 08:00:00

LONDON, ON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ - According to a recent study from Info-Tech Research Group, IT leaders view poor job performance as the top factor when determining whether to lay off staff.

2009-05-18 00:53:13

The belief that some highly engaged workers will work tirelessly for an organization despite diminishing resources may be disproven, U.S. researchers said.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.