Mandatory EAP referral is legal

  • March 02, 2007

Q. In a previous issue of HR Specialist, you said that employers can’t force employees to visit a psychologist. Our Internet policy says that if we find employees...

Review job contracts carefully after a merger

  • March 02, 2007

In this age of mergers and acquisitions, it's increasingly common for employees to find themselves employed by a different entity almost overnight. When such changes...

James Brown, ‘Success Machine’

  • March 01, 2007

James Brown, known as “The Godfather of Soul,” maintained a leadership position in popular music for decades, probably even transcending his death in...

How George H.W. Bush endured Watergate

  • March 01, 2007

Just after Richard Nixon won reelection in 1972, he asked his ambassador to the United Nations to become chairman of the Republican National Committee.

The karmic leader: India sets the pace

  • February 01, 2007

With about 10 percent of professors at top U.S. business schools now hailing from India, a new, Eastern feeling has started wafting through the American marketplace.

You: More like ‘Coach K’ or Bobby K?

  • February 01, 2007

The leadership styles of college basketball coaches Bobby “The General” Knight and Mike “Coach K” Krzyzewski couldn’t be further apart.