HR Management

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If you’re aware that you’re not perfect and think you might like some help with that, bless you. That’s where an executive coach comes in. Such was the case for Deborah Coleman, who took the helm of Merix Corp., a maker of advanced electronics, in 1994.
Contrary to popular belief, credit unions aren’t just for unions, governments or Fortune 500 companies.
Driven by curiosity and enthusiasm for life, Hans Christian Oersted discovered electromagnetism and invented the first artificial aluminum. A satellite bearing his name now circles the globe mapping magnetic fields, and units of magnetic strength are called oersteds. The Danish philosopher, physicist and chemist earned a reputation within his lifetime for credible science and good judgment. But along the way, he learned a hard lesson: Don’t promise more than you can deliver.
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You probably already know that the next few years will see a major depar­ture of retirement-ready baby boomers from the workforce. Are you practicing good knowledge management to make sure your best ideas and wisdom don't walk out the door?
When you suspect an employee of stealing, you have a potentially explo­sive situation on your hands.
Some employees can quietly listen to music at their workstation with no disruption to co-workers and no damage to their productivity. But with the explosion of new media outlets—such as iPods, Internet music and satellite radio like Sirius and XM—people can now listen to what they want, when they want and where they want.
In the years that she dominated women’s tennis, Chris “Chrissie” Evert was seen as feminine, a darling of the tour. On the tour, though, Evert was known as the “Ice Maiden.” With a steely determination never to lose, it was her killer instincts that kept Evert at the top.
A third-year law student at the College of William & Mary, 25-year-old Anne Sommers is shaping up as a force to be reckoned with.
Even top women executives still face inequities that can lead to missed opportunities. Likely as not, these slights are unintended, but exclusion from “the club” remains one of the harshest penalties for a leader. Take Theragenics CEO Christine Jacobs. She’s left out of the loop when male board members adjourn to the men’s room, where they continue to talk business. “It’s life,” says Jacobs. But women execs can make life fairer with these strategies: