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Archive for September, 2010

Ethics and employee engagement

The 2009  National Business Ethics Survey  entitled Ethics and employee engagement is  a  joint project of the Ethics Resource Center and Hay Group    has shown that if employee engagement is an essential part of what it takes to be  a successful, efficient and effective company. Thanks to docuticker

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The rise of apps culture

This recent report from the Pew Research Centre examines how many people with applications on their phones actually use them.  The report was done in association with Nielsen and found that “35% of adults have cell phones with apps, but only two-thirds of those who have apps actually use them”.   The survey interviewed 1917 users , […]

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Peter Cappelli is the director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources.  He has written a very interesting article on the discrimination faced by older workers.  There is an accompanying video.  He has also written a new book (which the library will be getting) entitled “Managing the older worker: how to prepare for the new organizational […]

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In view of the recent impact on individuals and businesses in Christchurch, I thought it might be useful to pull together some recent articles on how businesses can best prepare for such an event.  Although the first two articles are not available fulltext on the databases, they can be obtained via interloan from other libraries.  […]

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