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2013-05-15 23:29:40

Shawn Shewchuk will be teaching industry leaders the “Business of People” at the Energize Canada´s Energy Leadership Forum. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The leveraging power of relational capital has more value to today´s business leaders than their ability to attract financial capital. Leaders who have influence are leaders who are successful. The simple truth is that people do business with people they know and trust which has never been truer than it is...

2013-05-13 23:24:03

GOVTek Awards honor government and industry IT leaders for their innovative contributions toward improving the way governments manage and share information, interact with citizens, and protect secure assets Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 AvePoint Public Sector, Inc., an independent subsidiary of AvePoint, Inc., the leader in governance, compliance, and management solutions for social enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced it has been selected as a finalist in four...

2013-05-13 11:11:03

Researchers from the Universities of Bamberg and Bonn present causal evidence on how markets affect moral values Many people express objections against child labor, exploitation of the workforce or meat production involving cruelty against animals. At the same time, however, people ignore their own moral standards when acting as market participants, searching for the cheapest electronics, fashion or food. Thus, markets reduce moral concerns. This is the main result of an experiment...

2013-05-09 20:23:40

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women's Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so. This marks the first time that...

2013-05-07 23:33:26

Berkshire expert to examine census updates at 39th Annual AAAA Conference. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 On May 8, 2013, Sybil Randolph, PHR, a leading compliance and diversity expert at Berkshire Associates, a human resource consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, will examine what compliance professionals can expect when it comes to the new census data and affirmative action planning in her 2013 American Association for...

2013-05-06 23:17:08

Principal Business Consultant Julia Mendez to present at the AAAA National Conference and EEOC New Orleans Seminar. Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Peoplefluent®, a leading social human capital management technology company, announced that Julia Mendez, principal business consultant, Peoplefluent Workforce Compliance and Diversity, will present on diversity and affirmative action at the American Association for Affirmative Action 39th National Conference and Annual Meeting, held May...

2013-05-02 08:39:24

Company Receives Visionary Award for Leadership and Governance of a Private Company RACINE, Wis., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last evening, SC Johnson, the 127-year-old family company, received the Visionary Award for Leadership and Governance award from the WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) - the only global membership organization and community of women corporate directors. On behalf of more than 1,400 members serving across 1,550 boards in 43 chapters around the world, WCD recognized...

2013-04-29 14:17:54

Video game and augmented-reality game players can spontaneously build virtual teams and leadership structures without special tools or guidance, according to researchers. Players in a game that mixed real and online worlds organized and operated in teams that resembled a military organization with only rudimentary online tools available and almost no military background, said Tamara Peyton, doctoral student in information sciences and technology, Penn State. "The fact that they formed...

2013-04-26 12:22:40

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Stakeholder-focused corporate governance leads to higher investor confidence, more stable earnings, and a better share price," Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), recently told members of The Citadel Directors Institute. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Rogers was the keynote speaker at the Citadel School of Business Administration's conference to keep public company directors...

2013-04-24 16:08:57

As demands for long work hours continue to increase, an Indiana University study found that mothers are more likely than other employees to leave jobs in male-dominated fields. This trend was not seen in balanced or female-dominated occupations. "Mothers were 52 percent more likely than other women to leave their jobs if they were working a 50-hour week or more, but only in occupations dominated by men," said Youngjoo Cha, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at IU...