Too Much Caution Poses Threat to Recovery
from Times Online
The end of the recession may be in sight at last, with finance directors at many of Britainís biggest corporations predicting that the economy will recover within the next year.
New Report Just Published 2008 Report on China's E-Learning Market
After years of development, e-learning, education on the Internet or online education has entered its "growth stage" in China.
Why Might Some Employees Sabotage their Companies?
from International Business Times
There are people who reject policies and norms in manners that can harm the organizations in which they work. Such people may resort to the abuse of office resources, lie to colleagues, participate in blackmail or distribute sensitive, confidential data without authorization. They may also pull malicious pranks or communicate offensively to stir outrage intentionally. So why would people conduct themselves poorly in the workplace? One answer to that may lie in a person's self-esteem.
Productivity Affected by Conflict Management
from The Vancouver Sun
In the workplace, teams will inevitably face conflict at some point. How they confront it affect productivity and their own satisfaction. This column examines what happens when teams run into trouble when they try to manage conflict.
Recruiters Say Doing Business as Usual Isnít an Option
from Workforce Management
Economic conditions and new technology are changing the way recruiters meet the demands of clients and job seekers.
Airport Screeners a Step Closer to Bargaining Rights
from The Washington Post
Charity Wilson didn't go looking for a fight when she went to the Cannon House Office Building, but she was ready in case one broke out. Wilson, an American Federation of Government Employees lobbyist, was prepared to provide Homeland Security Committee members with rebuttal arguments against any attempt to weaken or kill legislation that would allow airport screeners the right to bargain collectively.
Making Change a Major Test for Companies Struggling to Survive
from The NJ Biz
The economic downturn has harmed companies and eliminated jobs, yet many workers still resist making changes that could save their jobs, according to the Parsippany office of an employment services company.
Successful Second Acts: A Career Change Can Lead to Greater Job Fulfillment
from The San Francisco Chronicle
Change is good, so they say, but "they" forgot to tell us that change can also be painful - especially if it means complete upheaval and chaos in a career. Few people expect to stick with the same career for their entire working lives, but knowing that change is inevitable doesn't make the process any easier.
ISPI Member-Get-A-Member Referral Program: The Power of One
ISPI understands the power of professional networking. That is one of the cornerstones of our organizationís history. We want to continue to provide our members with a network of talent and resources that understand Human Performance Technology (HPT) methods, tools, and techniques.
That is why we are asking YOU, through The Power of One, to reach out to your network and refer new talent to ISPI. You can introduce your colleagues to all the benefits of ISPI membership including educational and networking opportunities, publications, career development, and so much more while helping to grow Your Society.