• Employee Theft Identification Badge
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    The following memorandum written by a director of a security and safety consulting service discusses a critical issue effecting business in our economy today, that of employee theft. "Our research indicated that, over past six years, no incident of employee theft have been reported within ten of the companies that have been our clients. In analyzing the security practices of these ten companies, we have further learned that each of them requires its employees to wear photo identification badges ...
  • Business Leadership Human Employee Employees
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    Parallel to the evolution that has occurred in the business world in decades past, is the evolution of views on participative leadership among managers. Participative leadership refers to the manner in which employers have come to treat their employees. This treatment has evolved from days of traditional, autocratic relationships- in which employees were told exactly what tasks to do, without regard to their feelings or what intelligent input could be made- to today's spectrum of treatment defin...
  • Employee Assistance Programs Employees Eap Problems
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    Implementing Employee Assistance Programs Introduction When the average employee hears the words 'employee assistance programs', he may immediately think of medical benefits. Another employee may think of Workers Compensation. Yet another may think of further training for possible advancement. Although all of their conceptions are true, they are not all inclusive. There are several parts to the vehicle called Employee Assistance Programs, or EAPs. Employee Assistance Programs are defined by Mye...
  • Electronic Monitoring Employees Employee Surveillance
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    'Quit Watching Me!' ; Attempts to monitor employees have always existed in one form or another, from mechanical keystroke counters in the early part of the century, to the latest innovations in electronic monitoring. As technology advances, so do the monitoring possibilities in the workplace. As result of the endless possibilities in surveillance, anxiety in employee's increase, which in most cases leads to illnesses. Studies have shown that individuals who are constantly being monitored at work...
  • Family And Medical Leave Act
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    Family and Medical Leave Act The Family and Medical Leave Act was enacted by Congress on February 5, 1993, and it is public law 103-3. This law allows for a person to leave work in certain situations without losing his / her job. An eligible employees must have worked for the employer for at least 12 months and at least completed 1250 hours of service. An employee is able to leave work for up to 12 weeks for any of the following reasons: the employee expects a baby in his / her immediate family,...
  • High Performance Work System
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    High performance work system entails greater level of involvement, skill development, commitment, and competencies of all employees regardless of their function or level in the organization. In other words, they are simply work practice that can be deliberately introduced in order to improved organizational performance. A high performance work system would consist 1. Training. 2. Performance management. 3. Compensation and benefits. 4. Career development. Employee training is important in any o...
  • Absenteeism Incentive Program
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    If not at least once, we all have been absent from work for one reason or another. Some are absent more than others, but when it takes place on a regular basis then absenteeism is a noticeable problem for that company. Absenteeism can defined as habitual absence from work, thought to reflect employee demoralization or dissatisfaction. Employee absenteeism is a problem for almost all employers, not to mention a costly one at that. The definition of absenteeism, its causes, its affects on product...
  • Typical Employee Vacation Check Email
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    Now the question is, "Should an employer insist on a typical employee to check his or here-mail while on vacation? ? There are a few different ways to look at this. One way to look at this is to figure out what is considered to be a "typical? employee. Different companies would probably have different views and definitions as to what a typical employee may be. Take a secretary for example. If he or she were to be the typical employee then honestly they should not be expected to check their email...
  • Motivation Interesting Work
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    Motivation is defined as, "the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior." Motivation is key in personal life as well as the career world. Motivation in the work place is highly dependent on employers being able to understand the needs and wants of their employees. When employers can understand and satisfy an employee's needs, the employee is more inclined to perform well in his position. "The ranked order of motivating factors were: (a) interesting work, (b) good...
  • Happy Productive Employees Dodd Study Employee
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    Happy Employee are Productive Employees just-released longitudinal study adding to the growing body of scientific evidence on employee productivity confirms that depression is common in the workplace and detrimental to employee performance. These findings are reported in the May issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry, the monthly scientific journal of the American Psychiatric Association. The study found that absenteeism due to health problems was twice as high for employees with depressive...
  • Fmla Usa Today
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    You get the phone call in the middle of the night. Your son or daughter has been in a serious accident and is hospitalized in critical condition. After several day's they come home from the hospital with several broken bones and require your around the clock attention for the next eight to twelve weeks. You just got over a serious medical condition yourself which you acquired while on vacation and do not have any vacation time or sick time to take off. Do you have to quit your job? Can your empl...
  • Resistance In The Workplace
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    There are times when a person must go against what is common or what others want them to do. I would define this a form resistance. To me resistance is going against what is common, or standing up to someone or some thing that you normally would not. This is a common occurrence in the workplace. Resistance in the workplace is nessicary at times to prevent getting stepped on while climbing the corporate latter. Granted there are also times when the best thing to do is sit back and let things happ...
  • Human Resources Time Leave Employee
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    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SUPERVISOR AND LEAVE RECORDS COORDINATOR (LRC) Keep an accurate and up-to-date record on all leave for SPA and EPA Non- Faculty in their respective department (FORM ES-1). Upon receipt from Human Resources, distribute employee leave summary to each departmental employee Maintain a file on all approved leave requests (FORM ES-2). Be sure that the Supervisor has approved the form. All time sheets must be completed online and downloaded for the necessary signatures. ...
  • Investigating Theft In Retail Organizations
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    In an industry where a 1% change in gross margin can mean millions of dollars, retailers have begun focusing greater energy on mitigating losses caused by employee theft. Employee theft has become a problem of increasing significance for retail organizations over the past few decades. In 2004, the European Theft Barometer report showed an increasing prevalence of employee theft in retail organizations, up 1% from 2003 (Technology Tackles Employee Theft, 2005). It's been estimated that "the outco...
  • Capital Gain Stock Options Income
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    There are two types of options commonly used as employee compensation: incentive stock options (ISOs) and nonqualified stock Options (NSOs). Incentive stock options (ISOs) may offer greater income tax benefits. The employee does not recognize income on the grant of ISOs and he / she does not recognize income on the exercise of ISOs. But the bargain element in an ISO is an addition to alternative minimum taxable income in the year the option is exercised. When the stock is sold, the difference b...
  • Telecommuting Readiness Level
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    Telecommuting Telecommuting is a very interesting and complex subject. The pros and cons of this concept are numerous and both sides have excellent arguments. In the research I've done I feel I have to argue both sides to maintain a sense of perspective. I had mixed feelings about telecommuting before I started this research and I find that this is something many others have in common with me. The reasons for and against telecommuting can be complex or simple depending on which view point you ta...
  • Contracts And Redundancy Employee Employer Work
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    In order to claim a redundancy payment an employee must first establish that he has been dismissed and second that the dismissal is for reasons of redundancy. This will encompass all aspects of the decision, therefore it brings in contractual issues in relation to the dismissal as well as in relation to the definition of redundancy. In Saunders v Earnest A Neale Ltd (1974) the employees conducted a work to rule and eventually the factory closed down. It was held that the dismissals were not for ...
  • Leadership Is Not Used An Employee People Needed Behavior
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    Managerial Leadership for the 21 st Century A leader is someone who has the vision and skills to create environments that people want to work in. Leaders cannot operate alone; they need support to carry their ideas through. It is definitely not an easy task to master the art of leadership and it is an on going learning module included in attaining the skill. In any event, after the weekend that I sat and listened to Ken Blanchard teach his leadership seminar, I know that I am now on my way to be...
  • Methodologies Employee Empowerment
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    Working at Lockheed Martin for the past four years, I became familiar with the methodologies they used to increase profitability. Only in the last two years did they begin to realize that they needed to incorporate new methodologies in order to increase profitability. The biggest factor Lockheed needed to improve on was employee empowerment. "The basic premise of ownership and empowerment is that sharing company ownership and meaningful involvement with employees is a fair and effective means of...
  • Motivating A Demotivated Staff
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    One of a manager's responsibilities is to inspire staff and encourage them to strive for excellence and remain motivated even during the difficult times. While this task is challenging, there are measures a manager can take to generate enthusiasm in any working environment. Although different people are moved by different desires, values and goals, there are a number of generally agreed-upon motivators to which most people respond. Every employee deserves a clear understanding of what behaviors ...