HR Management

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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 ...
“I’m pregnant.” For many managers, hearing those words from an employee may bring mixed emotions. You may be happy for the employee personally, but worried about the resulting implications for scheduling, employee retention and leave issues. Another issue to consider: the potential legal pitfalls. Both federal and state laws provide pregnant employees with special rights […]
The problem of presenteeism, when employees come to work even though they're sick, is an increasing concern for U.S. employers, according to a new CCH survey. Nearly half (48 percent) of ...
Issue: Scheduling employees during the holidays can cause logistical and legal headaches.
Risk: At the least, hurt feelings and dampened morale. At the worst, a messy religious-discrimination lawsuit.
Action: ...
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