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Late in the 1990s, NASA made a sobering discovery: Due to the departure of key scientists, nobody on staff knew how to put a man on the moon. That’s why the space agency developed these seven critical questions to help stem the loss of critical knowledge:
One sign of an improving economy: People are starting to talk again about how to redesign their workplaces for maximum effectiveness.
Issue: HR audits can help you identify weak points in your employment-law compliance.
Risk: If you don't act on the audit's recommendations (and employees find out) that mistake can kill ...
Issue: When it comes to skills building, many HR specialists think only about the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Risk: SHRM is a great source, but HR pros shouldn't ...
If work overload sometimes makes you feel as if you might have an adult version of attention deficit disorder (ADD) … you might. A psychiatrist studying this phenomenon calls it attention deficit trait (ADT). Some facts:
Sam Walton opened his first Wal-Mart store in Rogers, Ark., in 1962, the same year that far bigger retailers started Kmart, Woolco and Target. Arkansas was so far off the beaten path, though, that Walton didn’t attract much attention. At least, not until he came from behind and pulled up nose to nose with the big boys. With the benefit of hindsight, it’s interesting to note how simple Walton’s success formula was:
One of the biggest pitfalls with the Fair Labor Standards Act is the salary trap. FLSA entitles exempt employees to their entire regular salary in any week they are ready, willing ...

We've all been in meetings that wasted our time. And we've said so—after the meeting, when it was too late. Here's how to get that feedback on your own meetings when you need it:

How many leaders personally ride herd on training? Very few. Yet, Andy Grove, former president of Intel and now board chairman, says supervising company training is one of the most important tasks any leader can assume.
Illinois Budget Director John Filan was appointed in 2003 to whack back the state’s $5 billion budget shortfall, and he’s done it without raising broad-based taxes. Instead, he shrank the number of state agencies by nearly a third, from 66 to 46, holding the number of state employees at 1970s levels. The operational cost of government has gone down, while education grants have gone up, and the state consolidated 22 data centers to five.