HR Management

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Experts note that the meth boom is different in important respects from other substance-abuse issues in the workplace, and employ­ers need to be aware of the facts. Here's what you need to know:
We have one word for you: plastic.
Many people associate Billie Jean King with the overhyped “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match she won in 1973 against Bobby Riggs, who’d proclaimed himself the world’s biggest “male chauvinist pig.” What most people don’t realize is that, in an era when women athletes were treated like ornaments or freaks, King almost single-handedly forced the U.S. Tennis Association and tennis promoters to pay them on a par with their male counterparts.
Executive misconduct costs organizations an average of $900,000 a year: more than six times the cost of manager misbehavior. Harassment and other gender-related misconduct lead the list. So, what do you do?
Problem: Disaster-relief agencies and the United Nations are flooded with donations to help the victims of natural disasters, but none has a quick way—an army, say—to deliver the supplies to where they belong.

Solution: The folks who brought you overnight shipping.
Not content to write a one-paragraph mission statement for the lobby wall, Michael Dell had his leadership team craft a document called “The Soul of Dell.” It’s probably the longest statement of purpose an American corporation has ever crafted, and it serves as an internal benchmark for operations.
Use these “attitude guidelines” to focus yourself on the job:
Issue: If an employee believes a boss's order is illegal, she can refuse to do it. And you can't punish her for that defiance.
Risk: You could run afoul of ...
Issue: Too often, hiring managers will poorly define to HR the type of employee they're looking to hire.
Risk: This can result in wasted time and costs, plus mounting frustration ...
Your organization can (and should) establish clear rules for whom employees should contact if they need time off. Those rules can specify one contact person ...