Leadership

The IT leader's role is changing as more and more of a company's success depends on its technology. See what you need to know to be a premier tech leader.

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Complimentary CIO Forum White Paper: Cloud Services Support HR's Growing Strategic Value

    Few would argue that a company's employees constitute its most valuable resource. These days, more and more emphasis is being placed on attracting and retaining employees, assigning the right people to the right tasks, and helping those people contribute to the company's overall goals--all critical areas of competitive differentiation. ...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Storage System Comparison: IBM System Storage DS3524 Express and HP StorageWorks P2000 G3

    As the technology demands of your business grow, selecting the correct hardware is crucial to obtaining reliable performance. In addition to choosing server hardware, you must also carefully select your storage systems. This storage performance review compares the IBM System Storage DS3524 vs. the HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 in three...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Re-thinking Leadership in a Collaborative World

    The more collaboration takes hold, the faster the role of business leaders evolves beyond the old command-and-control model. Some executives see the role of leadership changing from a task-based, command-and-control model to a coaching and facilitating role. Others see the focus shifting to a more dynamic collective leadership, to leadership...

    Provided By British Telecom- AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Embedding BI in Enterprise Applications

    It's becoming increasingly difficult for companies to manage the sheer volume of data but many business intelligence solutions are too costly and require a steep learning curve. Read this Aberdeen report to learn why many companies are choosing and succeeding by embedding BI into existing software applications. Download this report...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    The Perfect Virtual Workmate

    What makes collaboration possible? Plenty has been written about the personalities that make up the perfect team. Social psychologists agree that harmonious groups are made up of people who think they’re similar to each other. While early research focused on surface-level similarities, like age or gender, recent research suggests it’s...

    Provided By British Telecom- AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    How the Next Generation Works

    There’s now a group of people in the work¬place who are different. For all the difficulties surrounding comparisons between generations and the stereotyping it creates, there’s no doubt that people born after 1980 – variously dubbed ‘Generation Y’, ‘Digital Natives’ and ‘Millennials’ – were part of the first generation to...

    Provided By British Telecom- AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Using Information to Drive Business Innovation: The Future of Data Management

    In this paper, we present our vision of how you can skillfully use technology to capitalize on information to directly lead to improved business innovation. We describe each of the above requirements, along with how you can employ these characteristics to innovate and thrive. We then identify a comprehensive, end-to-end...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Best Practices and Advantages of Cognos on Power Systems

    IBM Cognos BI offers complete perspectives on business intelligence and analytics through a single, unified workspace. Read the white paper and see how Power Systems runs Cognos BI applications--on distributed or consolidated servers--for greater business value as well as improved availability, virtualization, performance and energy efficiency.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online

    Download Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online to find out how the use of trust marks can help drive sales, boost margins, and enhance an e-commerce site's competitiveness.

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Building Trust in the Modern Workplace

    Without trust, relationships fail - and without relationships, businesses fail. Today's virtual office tools benefit employees and businesses alike - but only if managers can trust their employees to produce results outside the bounds of the traditional workplace. This brief summarizes 3 big ideas from Stephen M. R....

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Business without Borders: How to Cost Effectively Conduct Global

    Enabling people in your organization to collaborate on a global scale has been costly and complicated - until now. We work in a global workforce where business reaches beyond our borders and over the seas. This best practices brief shows you how to easily and cost-effectively provide anyone...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Are You A Collaborative Leader

    With virtual teams now the norm, engaging employees wherever they are located has never been more critical. Leaders today must be able to harness ideas, people and resources from across boundaries of all kinds. This Harvard Business white paper examines what it takes to be a collaborative leader...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Virtual & Superior: How to Build Teams that Get Things Done Part 1

    A project manager's most important priority is building a solid team that delivers results, regardless of location. The era of virtual teams is here. This ProjectsAtWork white paper shows you how to select the right people, resources and guidelines to build a virtual team that gets work done anywhere, anytime.

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Demo: Work as a Team

    Talent reviews are one of the most strategic processes within an organisation, however it is generally a manual process with many limitations - its labour intensive and accountability after the review process is generally missing. As a result this process to help solve complex business problems is ineffective for HR...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Driving Innovation Through Analytics

    Digital data is rapidly increasing, yet we aren't getting the right information to make crucial decisions. Business intelligence (BI) tools are difficult to use and slow to respond. Many default to making decisions based on incomplete information. Within this whitepaper learn how Oracle Business Intelligence breaks down the traditional walls...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Solving Agencies' Big Data Challenges: PED for On-the-Fly Decisions

    With the growing volumes of rich sensor data and imagery used today to derive meaningful intelligence, government agencies need to address the challenges posed by these big datasets. NetApp provides a scalable, unified single pool of storage to better handle your processing and analysis of data to drive actionable intelligence...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Making Software License Management Less Painful

    Painless License Management If you're not paying attention to license management for your business, you're facing huge legal and financial consequences. In this white paper, learn best practices for discovering and identifying software, tying licenses back to contracts and much more.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    PtakNoel - Riverbed Stingray solution customers speak out about their move from Appliance-based application delivery

    If your traditional application delivery controller (ADC) is leaving much to be desired, download this Ptak, Noel & Associates report now to find out why Riverbed® Stingray™ solution customers switched from traditional suppliers and to learn how you too can perform application delivery operations more efficiently, manage capacity more cost...

    Provided By Riverbed

  • Podcasts // Sep 2012

    A Big Data Platform for Real-Time Business: How Customers Use SAP HANA

    Session Speaker, Vincent Kellen, CIO, University of Kentucky Session Speaker, Steve Teichman, Dir, BI, Medtronic Inc. Session Speaker, Chris Dinkel, IT Leader, EAG, Deloitte Services LLP Session Speaker, Cynthia Strickland, Dir, Architecture Standards and Metrics, McKesson Corp. Attend this session to learn how the SAP HANA platform helps you churn...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Find the right platform for your server needs

    There are mounting business pressures to support more applications and users, store growing amounts of data, and manage an increasingly complex IT environment. Servers that fundamentally redefine the expectations and economics of the data center by creating systems so intelligent they virtually take care of themselves are the goal.

    Provided By HP US

  • eBooks // Sep 2012

    Complimentary SuccessFactors E-book: See Your People, See Real Results

    As an HR leader or someone who works in a talent management, recruiting, compensation, workforce planning, learning, or technology role, the challenges you face are many. Filling positions faster at the lowest cost. Connecting your people to company strategy. Motivating and rewarding people to improve engagement and productivity. Developing skills....

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Podcasts // Aug 2012

    Smarter Analytics Flash presentation

    What if you could leverage the full power of IT to transform your business? This engaging video answers this and many other questions. The ultimate answer is Smarter Analytics - IBM's approach to helping enterprises transform themselves by embedding information-based insights into every process, decision and activity. Smarter Analytics gives...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Human Capital Managment in the Cloud: A Review of the SAP and SuccessFactors Strategy

    The strategic HCM market is growing rapidly and the adoption of cloud applications is accelerating. Learn why HCM is at the forefront of this transformation and how models for innovation are being developed. Explore the various approaches to HCM integration - including how the benefits of a "hybrid" cloud model...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    3rd Generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ Processor Overview

    White Paper: Enterprise performance and embedded security technology benefits are covered in the 3rd gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor overview.

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    How Brands Can Optimize Social Strategies with Analytics White Paper

    It seems as if everyone is talking about the critical nature of measuring the effectiveness and return-on-investment of social media. Brands need to know exactly which specific data is available from Facebook, how it can be used, and what it can deliver. If you have 100,000 fans but all...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Top 10 Benchmarking Misconceptions

    Become a performance benchmarking guru Easily ensure database benchmarking success by following the expert tips in this free white paper. You’ll learn about the 10 most common benchmarking missteps and how you can avoid them. Plus, you’ll see how the right tools, preparations, and expectations can make all the...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Getting Ahead of the Competition: Maximizing SEPA Business Benefits Through OTC Transformation

    The introduction of Single European Payments Area (SEPA) is the most important initiative implemented within the payments landscape since the introduction of the euro in 2002. SEPA aims to create a single common market within Europe where individuals and corporations will be able to send and receive euro payments across...

    Provided By Genpact

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Direct Spend Management Optimizing spend and increasing direct material availability

    In the last few years since the Great Recession, organizations have attempted to optimize supply chain operations and position themselves for growth over the next 3-5 years. This includes tapping "low-hanging fruit" in the optimization journey, largely in the indirect sourcing transactional services such as logistics. Procuring "direct" material, however,...

    Provided By Genpact

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Getting a better grip on mobile devices

    Taking the daily grind out of managing mobile devices In a recent survey of smartphone users, over 83% said that their mobile phones were more important than a morning coffee. While such devices, including tablets, can enhance productivity, they can also add pressure and complexity to IT network and...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jul 2012

    Charting the Course to a Customer-Centric Business

    Watch this video broadcast with Forrester analyst Brian Walker, and Craig Hayman, General Manager of IBM Industry Solutions, to see the groundbreaking results of a Forrester survey of over 400 business and technology leaders who are succeeding in challenging times. Find out how organizations, like T-Mobile, are making customer focus...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Application of Scenario-Driven Role Engineering in Knowledge Management Systems - Requirements and Implementation

    Collaborative systems, which are often used in short-term virtual enterprises or long-term cooperation networks, often contain information about the manufacturing and fabrication competences of the participating technology partners. These should only be made available to a very restricted group of persons for example to support feasibility studies in the context...

    Provided By IARIA

  • Podcasts // Jul 2012

    Panalpina Customer Testimonial Video on SAP TM

    Hear from Guenther Denk, CIO at PANALPINA, a leading international logistics company, how they reduced cost, improved productivity and quality with SAP Transportation Management.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    IOUG 2011 Survey: The Petabyte Challenge: 2011 IOUG Database Growth Survey

    In a new survey conducted by Unisphere Research among members of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG),close to one out of ten respondents report that the total amount of online (disk-resident) data they manage today—taking into account all clones, snapshots, replicas and backups—tops a petabyte. The IOUG survey, conducted in...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Bring Your Own Device Challenges: Innovative Solutions to Maximize BYOD and Mobilize Your Workforce

    Not that long ago, it used to be an all or nothing proposition when employees wanted to bring their own devices into the enterprise. That no longer holds. But even today, it's not easy to figure out where to start. However, progressive enterprises are finding ways to set the right...

    Provided By Cass Information Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Why Configuration Assessment And Change Auditing Is Key to Operational Stability

    Network administrators and IT managers know that the ramifications of one small change to a company's critical servers or network devices-such as routers, switches, and firewalls-depend on whether the change is desired or not. Without a way to know when change occurs and whether it's desired, not desired, accidental,...

    Provided By Tripwire

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Security-In-Depth Using Integrated Risk-Conscious Controls

    Most organizations take a perimeter-centric approach to security, assuming most attacks come from outside the organization. Yet there's no longer a clear boundary between what's inside or outside the organization, and attackers range from unhappy employees to well-funded, state-sponsored hackers. Organizations need a new approach to IT security.

    Provided By Tripwire

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Best practices for patch management

    It's a fact of business today: because of the economy, most organisations are asking everyone, including the IT staff, to do more with less. But tight budgets and the need for the IT department to be a "jack of all trades" (and specialists at nothing) could leave organisations vulnerable to...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Building Critical-Talent Pipelines

    This whitepaper looks at Building critical-talent pipelines and looks at the processes of: Assessing internal and external talent pools Determining the gaps between available and needed talent Identifying the best strategies for developing and acquiring the talent to fill those gaps executing, monitoring, and refining pipeline strategies

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Effective, flexible leadership in the 21st century

    Not surprisingly, today's leaders must be more flexible, collaborative, and creative than before. The world is changing. Competition is emerging more rapidly. To stay ahead, you need to leverage the power of every individual. While many organizations understand how leadership is changing their cultures need to adapt to encourage these...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Ready for Anything

    It's not unusual to hear CEOs of companies in various sectors claim their industry is in the midst of a transformation. But it's hard to imagine an industry that better fits that description than communications. A combination of empowered consumers, new competitors and a sharp increase in demand for mobile...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Ideas For Building A Good Corporate Team

    One of the most difficult things to build in a corporate setting is a sense of cohesiveness and teamwork: how do you bring all these different people from various backgrounds together and turn them into a lean, mean, producing machine? In some cases, people are thrown together as the result...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Viral Leadership: What Are You Spreading?

    For good or ill the senior leadership of every organization is infectious. Virtually everyone in the company understood that the company's future was at stake, and that new technology and methods were key to remaining competitive. At the same time, it became evident that the basis of trust necessary to...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Are You The Worst Leader In The World?

    As leaders and managers, the authors often assume that, if the employees really wanted to perform better, their performance would just increase. They assume that people's ability to boost their own performance is totally within their own control. This is just not true. Decades of research into motivation and performance...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leading From Behind: Leadership In A Circle-Based Business

    The purpose of a circle-based business is to benefit community through relationships that are nurtured by fair and equitable exchange. Every person inside and outside of the business is viewed as equal in their humanity. The circle has been used as an alliance for as long as human beings have...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leadership - Successful People Are Not Necessarily Good Leaders

    Great leadership is a rare skill. It is much more rare than most people realize. For most people it doesn't come naturally. It is amazing how many organizations are successful even though they have only marginally competent people leading them. Many times this is because the structure of the organization...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leadership Today

    The most important thing you do is LEAD your people. Every productive activity on your daily agenda is leadership, regardless of what you call it. You manage, advice, teach, decide, and direct. The list goes on but it's all leading. The most valuable commodity of any great organization is the...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Nurture Your Future Leaders

    They are the fast-rising and upcoming superstars of the organization. Young and talented, these entry level managers have excelled in their academic years and are looking to duplicate their success in a working environment. On a smaller scale, they have already shown what they can do. Now, they are in...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Essential Leadership Characteristics For Project Managers And Team Leaders

    There has been an understanding of the role that leaders play in organizations that are constantly seeking to improve performance and remain competitive in the marketplace. To limit the scope of the study, nine leadership characteristics were selected for inclusion in the study. Inclusion criteria were twofold. First, the leadership...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Be Successful In Project Management And Leadership

    It is not always easy to develop effective leadership in project management, but it can be done. It takes a certain drive, a lot of focus, powerful motivation, and a detailed plan. Project management and leadership courses can do two things: help you become ready to lead a team by...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // May 2009

    A Static Model For Voting On Social Security

    This paper examines a static voting model for public pensions. The key premise is that families can internalize the cost and benefits of pay-as-you-go programs. A family realizes a net gain if its members collectively receive more in benefits in the current period than they pay in payroll taxes. Abstracting...

    Provided By Ifo Institute for Economic Research

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Investment, Resolution Of Risk, And The Role Of Affect

    This experimental study is concerned with the impact of the timing of the resolution of risk on people's willingness to take risks, with a special focus on the role of affect. While the importance of anticipatory emotions has so far been only inferred from decisions regarding hypothetical choice problems, the...

    Provided By Ifo Institute for Economic Research

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Small Business And Leadership

    There are several types of leadership styles. The charismatic leaders exude vision, are willing to take risks to achieve that vision, are sensitive to both environmental constraints and follower needs and exhibit behaviors that are out of the ordinary. The transactional leadership style emphasizes rewards to influence motivations of the...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Successful Leadership In A Small Business

    Practicing positive successful leadership in a small business, especially for the founder/owner, takes great skill and talent. In order to know what to do successfully in the start up phase and beyond takes understanding and self analysis. Some entrepreneurs do not know themselves well enough to see their own faults....

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Motivation And Values Of European Commission Staff

    The concept of public service motivation has been central to the discussion of motivation in the field of public management but has never been studied in international organizations. This paper reports on a preliminary study of motivational issues within the European Commission, including motivation for entry and public service motivation....

    Provided By Catholic University of Leuven

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    3rd Generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ Processor Overview

    White Paper: Enterprise performance and embedded security technology benefits are covered in the 3rd gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor overview.

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Deploying Business Ultrabook™ Devices in the Enterprise

    Recognizing the productivity and flexibility benefits that business Ultrabook™ devices deliver to mobile employees, Intel IT has established a fast-track strategy for offering business Ultrabook devices as an option in our regular corporate- supplied PC refresh cycle, making them available to all employees who currently use a mobile business PC....

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // May 2014

    1 Platform Boot Integrity: Foundation for Trusted Compute Pools

    This article provides an introduction to the concept of roots of trust in a trusted computing platform, the measured boot process, and the attestation that are critical steps for ensuring boot integrity. It also provides an overview of Intel’s Trusted Executed Technology (TXT), an example of root of trust technology...

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Are Your Employees Getting Ready To Bolt?

    The latest news reports have given us a glimmer of hope that the economy may finally be recovering. While that's a welcome sign for most organizations, it may not be good news for all. A recent Conference Board survey found that 55% of all employees are unhappy with their jobs...

    Provided By KEYGroup

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Change Management Four Attitudes Towards Change

    There are four attitudes toward change, created by leaders, with which an organization can be managed. They run the gamut from maintaining control (Old Age management) to distributing control (New Age management). Four points can be designated to demark four attitudes about control. And the four attitudes are: Pummel, Push,...

    Provided By Articler.com

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Envy At Work

    Comparing yourself with successful coworkers can be motivating, but it can also trigger envy. The authors' research suggests that such feelings may cause real damage, both to your own career and to your organization's success. Denying or concealing envy makes the problem worse. To help you manage your feelings, the...

    Provided By Harvard Business School Publishing

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Properly Diagnosing Chiller Life Cycles

    The question of whether to repair or replace a chiller or cooling tower sometimes yields an expensive answer. To justify this capital investment, maintenance and engineering managers often compile a model of life-cycle costs to calculate a payback period for the up-front cost. This model can be as complicated as...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Four Questions Narrow The Options For Resilient Flooring

    Every organization, and every facility within every organization, has different requirements for flooring. All will expect the flooring to meet the needs of the occupants, but there are also expectations about how the flooring can affect the space. Commercial space is about human productivity. A motivating space, be it a...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    How To Inspect Built-Up Roofing Systems

    Maintenance and engineering managers have specified Built-Up Roofing (BUR) systems on institutional and commercial facilities for years, seeking durability and flexibility. But to ensure BUR systems deliver these and other benefits to their organizations, managers must ensure front-line technicians maintain them properly. A properly managed and coordinated quality-assurance inspection program...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Lower Your Energy Bills With Cool Roofs

    Managers specifying a cool roof only a few years ago found a limited number of product options. Now, based on the growing demand in part by institutional and commercial facilities, managers can choose from among hundreds of cool products. By reducing the amount of heat transferred to a building's interior,...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Cool Roofs Reject Heat, Lower Cooling Loads

    The availability of viable and energy-efficient cool roofing products has expanded greatly in recent years. Building owners and managers, specifiers, and architects increasingly use these products because of their capacity for energy savings. Managers in institutional and commercial facilities also can achieve several other benefits, such as lower interior temperatures,...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Vegetative Roofs: Assess Building's Load-Bearing Capacity

    Maintenance and engineering managers always have understood the importance of a roofing system that is designed, installed and maintained properly. But as vegetative systems continue to gain steam in institutional and commercial facilities, managers have to look beyond traditional specification strategies and find answers to unfamiliar questions. Vegetative systems are...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Implications Of Organizational Culture On Innovation: An Exploratory Micro Study Of Sri Lankan Gift And Decorative-ware

    The prime objective of this paper is to investigate the impact of organizational culture on innovations in Sri Lankan gift and decorative-ware sector. This study begins with assessing dominant cultural types in characteristics of Clan, Adhocracy, Hierarchy and Market by using Cameron & Quinn's Competing Values Framework among selected 45...

    Provided By University of Moratuwa

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    The Real Reason People Won't Change

    Tearing out the managerial hair over employees who just won't change - especially the ones who are clearly smart, skilled, and deeply committed to the company and their plans for improvement? Before you throw up your hands in frustration, listen to recent psychological research: These otherwise valued employees aren't purposefully...

    Provided By Harvard Business School Publishing

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Finding And Grooming Breakthrough Innovators

    Just 5% - 10% of your high-potential managers have the skills to become breakthrough innovators. If you don't find and groom these rarities, some other company will mastermind the next big thing. Take your innovators out of their line positions and place them in the middle of the company's organization...

    Provided By Harvard Business School Publishing

  • White Papers // May 2009

    The Hard Work Of Being A Soft Manager

    The soft management enables you to build credibility with the people your company needs most to succeed. Soft management hinges on candor, sensitivity, and the willingness to suffer painful consequences of unpopular decisions. The paper says leaders who make themselves vulnerable and accessible gain huge advantages over traditional armor-plated managers....

    Provided By Harvard Business School Publishing

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    How To Connect With Virtual Learners

    Learning organizations are adding more virtual learning into their training and leadership development programs - and not just for the short term. A carefully designed and implemented virtual learning program offers ongoing learning opportunities that are highly relevant to participants' roles and closely linked to their organization's goals. This drives...

    Provided By Harvard Business School Publishing

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Great Culture? How Do You Know? Why Should You Care? Tying Your Communication Strategies To Culture And Measurable Impacts

    Many companies espouse their strong cultures, but, interestingly, they're unable to point to why they believe this or to any evidence that the culture is indeed "Strong" or that the culture has any measurable impact on the company's overall mission, vision, values or objectives. But while a great culture is...

    Provided By Strategic Communications

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The Impact Of Immigration On The Labour Market Outcomes Of New Zealanders

    This paper uses data from the 1996, 2001 and 2006 New Zealand Census to examine how the supply of immigrants in particular skill-groups affects the employment and wages of the New Zealand-born and of earlier migrants. The authors first estimate simple CES production functions that allow for substitutability between workers...

    Provided By MOTU

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Growing Integration Of Enterprise Systems And BAS

    Facility executives have long complained that top managers don't pay enough attention to facility issues. Unless something goes wrong, senior executives seem uninterested even in information about energy use, though that is a cost that is readily controllable. Developments in building automation technology are changing that picture. In a growing...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Greening Existing School Buildings

    Facility executives of educational buildings have access to a largely untapped source of green enthusiasm: students. The current school- and college-age generation has adopted the environmental movement as its own social, political and philosophical crusade. And that's great news for educational facility executives who want to tap into that enthusiasm...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Managers Need To Address Building-Wide Energy Use

    Maintenance and engineering managers constantly are looking for ways to make their HVAC systems operate more efficiently and, by doing so, save on energy costs. They also would like to improve indoor air quality and thermal comfort, which would reduce occupant complaints. Maybe most of all, managers would like to...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Five Factors That Drive Plumbing Upgrades

    Plumbing-system upgrades offer managers and their organizations the opportunity to address long-standing performance issues related to restroom fixtures. But which issue - cost, user hygiene, or energy efficiency - should be the deciding factor when specifying new faucets, flush valves, and urinals? Complicating the decision is the fact that priorities...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Productivity Factors And Office Furniture

    Along with flexibility, furniture's ability to contribute to employees' productivity also is an important consideration. Knowing how employees work is the first step toward helping increase performance. That starts with a workplace audit. Observe employees in action to determine, for instance, the amount of time they spend in both concentrated...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Microsoft Dynamics CRM The Winning Strategy In A Challenging Economy

    As the economic environment continues to fluctuate, many organizations are asking themselves what strategies they can pursue to bring tangible business benefits while taking stock of the economic conditions. In a growth economy, businesses typically work hard to expand their customer base and spend aggressively to stoke the growth engine....

    Provided By ePartners

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Comparing Decision Making Models: 3 Ways To Skin A Catfish

    Comparing decision making models, you can see there are many ways to reach a conclusion or "Skin a catfish". The decision making models have been grouped into 3 types; rational, intuitive and Gary Klein's recognition primed decision making model, which is a hybrid of the rational and intuitive models. The...

    Provided By mftrou.com