Leadership

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Issues In Employee Termination

    Terminating an employee is never pleasant. Managers and business owners routinely postpone the conversation to avoid an uncomfortable situation or potential confrontation or simply because they feel sorry for the person. Delay and avoidance do not help anyone if the employee is not meeting expectations and the organization is hurt.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Employee Rights In Wrongful Termination

    An employee who feels he/she has been wrongfully terminated or laid off from her job has the right to file a wrongful-termination claim against her employer. Employees who win the wrongful-termination suit are eligible to receive money damages, severance packages or other benefits. The employee has the right to request...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Protect Employees From Unfair Termination

    In most U.S. states, employment is considered "At will." This means that a person can quit his job at any time, but he can also be let go at any time. However, there are some rules and regulations designed to protect employees from unfair termination, and companies can also go...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Labor Laws On Termination

    Companies inevitably terminate employees, within parameters set by federal and state regulation. Both employer and employee should be educate themselves so they are aware of each other's rights. Federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit an employer from terminating an employee based on his age, color, religion, national origin, sex or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Termination Of Employment Process

    A manager's first step is to identify the employee who needs to be terminated. Usually, a pattern of tardiness, mistakes or inappropriate behavior on the part of the worker leads to this decision. Sometimes, an employee may be well liked but simply unable to adequately perform the job for which...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    After Terminating An Employee, When Do You Have To Issue The Last Check?

    By law, any employee who provides services to an employer is entitled to receive payment for those services rendered. When an employee is fired, as long as she is due payment for hours worked, the employer must pay the final wages as his state law dictates. The time frame for...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Wrongful Termination Guidelines

    Many states have adopted an "At will" law that allows employers to terminate the employment relationship without notice. But this term has caused confusion with the employees believing that they have no rights or protection in the event of wrongful termination. This is not the case. Employees have protection under...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Compare A Business Model With A Competitive Strategy

    A business model is the method a business uses to generate revenue through the sale of its products or services. A competitive strategy focuses on how a business will systematically compete and (hopefully) gain an advantage in the market. At times, the two terms can overlap as selecting the right...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Create A Daycare Center Employee Handbook

    When operating any kind of business, it is in your best interest to have some sort of employee handbook. This protects you and your employees by leaving no question as to appropriate conduct and how your policies fit in with federal and state laws. Daycares are also required by state...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Test Automation: Delivering Business Value

    As organizations look to reduce costs across a wide range of operational disciplines, IT will become under the radar more and more. The impact of project slippage, poor quality delivery and inadequate solutions will not be tolerated. This may prove a pain-point for many organizations who have traditionally failed in...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Sustainable Testing

    Energy prices are soaring and financial markets are feeling the squeeze as a result of the credit crunch. As a result, organizations are now forced to heavily reduce their cost to income ratio and deliver against tough targets. In addition to this, global warming is far more prominent in the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Addressing Budget Constraints Through Testing

    The increasing unrest of the economic climate is influencing business decision makers to take precautionary measures. Controlling the finances of the business has always been important but the shift in confidence means that those in charge now want more for their money. Financial prudence is forcing budgetary review. Departments are...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    AppLabs and the Test Maturity Model Integration (TMMi)

    The Test Maturity Model Integration (TMMi) Foundation is an organization dedicated to improving testing for everyone. The TMMi Foundation has been founded as a non-profit making body, by a number of leading test and quality practitioners from across Europe to promote a standard TMMi model and to promote its uptake...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    The Goal of Management; from MBO to Deming to Project Management and Beyond

    Remember MBAware in the 90's? Well, maybe one doesn't. How about management by objectives in the 50's, 60's and 70's? How about Deming and quality circles? What happened to those models for management and general productivity, and what does it have to do with project management today? The MBO model...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Privileged Access Lifecycle Management: How PALM Refines Strategy for Enterprise IT

    Strengthening security, maintaining compliance, and achieving efficiencies and economies of scale are top-of-mind issues for enterprise IT executives. In this paper, IDC analysts examine the role of identity and access management (IAM) solutions in addressing these needs and specifically looks at the role privileged access lifecycle management (PALM) can play...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    The Pursuit of a Standardized Solution for Secure Enterprise RBAC

    Each RBAC implementation varies in its capabilities and method of management. In a multi-platform environment, these differences introduce higher administration hours and costs because the various RBAC models are not consistent in administration and operation methodology. The differences among these implementations also increase the potential for misconfiguration and related security...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Keep Developing Your Best Workers

    If the employees aren't feeling challenged anymore, they might begin to grow restless. Learn to create a work environment that continues to engage, educate and offer opportunity to the workers. Good employees are the backbone of your business and the key to future success. But even the most committed worker...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Workforce Visibility

    Do you know as much about your employees as you know about your customers, products, or systems? Imagine the organizational transformation that could be possible if HR could provide real-time, actionable insight into the talent of your organization.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Corporate Team Building

    Team building forms an important constituent of the corporate world. The coordinated efforts of a team of employees leads to company growth. This paper gives an overview of the concept of corporate team building along with some interesting team building activities. The feeling of unity, the urge to strive towards...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Human Resources Manager Sample Resume

    This is a sample Human Resources Manager resume. Through this resume sample you can easily create a resume if you are applying for the post of Human Resources Manager.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Chief Executive Officer Sample Resume

    This is a sample Chief Executive Officer resume. Through this resume sample you can easily create a resume if you are applying for the post of Chief Executive Officer.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Analyzing Relationship Success

    The basic aim of this paper is to identify and analyze the definition and role of success in business relationships. The paper introduces theoretical differentiation between firm success and relationships success, and after it the major characteristics of relationship success will be interpreted. The main outcome of the theoretical and...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Analysis Of Business Interactions And Values From The Buyer's Side In The Hungarian Hospital Market

    In this paper the value of business relationship is considered as a concept that expresses usefulness and motivation recognised in, or assigned to a business relationship. Usefulness means the economic side and motivation indicates the social side of value (Mandj?k, 2003; Mandj?k and Simon, 2007). Usefulness and motivation are value...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Consequences Of Trust Between Marketing Managers And Market Research Professionals On The Use Of Information

    The theme of trust in market research relationships has appeared with increasing frequency as the topic has grown in importance. Most of the work in this area has mainly studied antecedents of interpersonal trust, but devoted less attention to the performance outcomes. In the paper the authors propose and test...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Research Methods For Decision Criteria Analysis

    An interesting part of the decision analysis is the elicitation of the criteria used by the decision maker. This task is present in various studies - the author's example is the individual supplier selection decision. Interesting questions about values and objectives, and about the thinking processes of the decision maker...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Management Decision Support By Using Early Warning Environments

    Successful activities in a dynamic environment of today's economy largely depend on the skills to have an adequate view of activity environment and its changes. The information activities of business decision makers relate their subjective potential of environment assessment and problem solving to the systems of environment monitoring and early...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Factors Of Organizational Culture Change

    Organizational culture has a significant impact on the organization members' life and in general it helps a company to achieve positive financial results. Organizational culture is very important in achieving internal integration and implementation of the strategy of adaptation in the external environment. Therefore a lot of companies explore their...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Creative Leadership In Knowledge-Based Organizations

    The major challenge for leaders in the twenty-first century will be how to release the brainpower of their organization. Creativity is high on the agenda of most managers - what is creativity? What can creativity do for business? How can one be more creative? Intuitively we all know, what creativity...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    The Levels Of Marketing Ethics

    The issue of ethics in marketing continues to be a concern for marketing practitioners and researchers. Every business manager would probably agree that ethical implications are often inherent in marketing decisions. This fact has encouraged to turn to the topic of marketing ethics and to analyze the levels of marketing...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    The Antecedents And Consequence Of Organizational Commitment: The Roles Of Organizational Learning Culture, Leader-Member Exchange Quality, And Turnover Intention

    This paper investigates the impact of organizational learning culture and leader-member exchange (LMX) quality on organizational commitment and eventually on employee's turnover intention. Employees exhibited the highest organizational commitment, when the organization had a higher learning culture and employees were supervised in a supportive fashion. Employee's turnover intention was fully...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Four Ways To Increase Online Sales

    Albert Einstein was once asked what he felt was the most powerful force in the universe. His response was "Compound interest". Einstein was referring to how small incremental changes over time can produce amazing results. Improving the conversion rate of your website is exactly the same. Small changes - like...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Nuclear Plant Technical Advisor Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of nuclear plant technical advisor. A nuclear plant technical advisor cover letter displays the applicant's experience in monitoring plant safety status, advising operations staff, and preparing technical reports for the operation of a thermal-nuclear reactor at an electric-power...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Roles Of Leadership

    Leading a change initiative is one of the most difficult tasks a leader can face. It is a double-edged sword with many risks and opportunities. For most leaders, managing a change initiative is crucial role, but the responsibilities can widely vary depending on what type of change will be pursued....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Five Critical Skills For Team Leadership: How Is Managing A Department Different From Leading A Team?

    Team leaders are responsible for leading teams of people who may not report to them. Without organizational authority, team leaders must influence others and inspire them to meet the goals of the initiative or project. To effectively influence team members, team leaders must create a positive climate in which people...

    Provided By Cornelius & Associates

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Today's Leadership Challenge: The Leader As A Source Of Vision

    In today's environment, now is not the time for short-sighted actions or short-term fixes. In this "Today's Leadership Challenge" paper, the authors spotlight the leader as a source of vision. Leaders must understand the power of ideas and the power of painting a picture of a desirable future. They should...

    Provided By Cornelius & Associates

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    10 ways to benchmark your Active Directory environment

    Active Directory Services is the going standard for account provisioning, basic system management, and DNS authority in most environments. But having some accountability to determine what has changed over time can be a challenge. IT pro Rick Vanover offers 10 strategies for achieving accountability in your Active Directory environment. They'll...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tips For Change Management

    There are individuals that naturally welcome change and its benefits while other individuals fear change and resist letting go of the status quo. It is common to see ambivalence as individuals can both welcome and resist change. You should always expect to see resistance when trying to implement change. Treat...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Layoffs: Keeping Up The Old Network

    Keeping in contact with your colleges and coworkers while you are laid off, is a very important thing to do. For many different reasons, it can be very beneficial to remain in close, constant contact with the individuals that you have shared your daily employment life with. Keeping in contact...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Layoffs: How To File For Unemployment Insurance In The US

    No matter how long you've been working, at some point in time you may find yourself unemployed, either temporarily or permanently. Even if you're not sure how long you'll be laid off, you should call your state unemployment office the first day that you are off work. Delaying may mean...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Employee Rights To Be Mindful Of When You Are Terminated

    It is important to remember that as a terminated employee you have a set of rights that you can negatively impact yourself upon termination. When you are terminated from your job, many employees feel the need to vent and create a scene on the way out of the building. This...

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