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Brave New World-Biometrics in HR
Human resources (HR) professionals often have to deal with errors in recording employees’ effectiveness while accomplishing their jobs. My colleague Ted Rohm

cultural diversity activities  an understanding of physical, cultural, and personal diversity. Perhaps this would help to create more enjoyable work environments where managers don’t feel like employees are cutting corners and employees don’t feel like managers have hidden cameras trained on every move.

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Reducing Turnover and Managing Change: How Retailers Can Benefit from a New Approach to Training and Talent Management


This paper examines how a talent management system (TMS) that integrates learning, performance management (PM), compensation, development, and succession planning can make a bottom-line difference in a retailer’s ability to reduce turnover, manage change, and achieve strategic goals. It also examines how retailers are using software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to make optimum use of budgetary and staff resources.

cultural diversity activities  new policies, procedures or cultural change. Talent management initiatives can also help retailers continually align development and compensation to recruit and motivate talented employees. In addition, a system with fully integrated functionality and reporting provides management with the insights to stay proactive in responding to changes in everything from retail technology and marketing, to new regulatory requirements or competitive moves.   Conclusion As product and price become less important Read More

Global Trade and the Role of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Software


The growing number of legal and regulatory requirements associated with global trading is one of many reasons enterprises are looking into global trade management applications, and into harnessing the up-and-coming, strategic software category of governance, risk management, and compliance.

cultural diversity activities  support medical, artistic, or cultural development Responsible sourcing—fair labor standards and economic development Social issues—educational outreach, scholarships, and volunteerism In the next (and final) part of this series on how different industries address issues of compliance, the software category of governance, risk management, and compliance will be looked at more closely, with a focus on how enterprises can best implement such enterprise applications in order to reap the most benefits. Read More

Winning the Race for Talent in Emerging Markets


Economic activity in emerging markets is growing at around 40 percent—as compared with 2 to 5 percent in the West and Japan. Businesses all over the globe are competing for people who have numerous options and high expectations. How can your company attract and retain talent in emerging markets in Brazil, Russia, India, and China—offering new employees what they want, while ensuring your bottom line is met? Find out.

cultural diversity activities  Leadership development is another cultural element that strongly influences retention. Careers must be carefully nurtured, and finding the time to do that may seem like a luxury when the pressure to grow is so great. But companies can't set such concerns aside, lest they lose high-potential talent as fast as they bring it in. Lenovo very methodically provides accelerated development opportunities for its employees. Mary Eckenrod, the head of talent management, has conducted extensive research into how Read More

Solve the Succession Crisis by Growing “Inside-outside” Leaders


Strong evidence supports the notion that a well-groomed insider is a key to sustained company performance. In an analysis of 1,800 successions, company performance was significantly better when insiders succeeded to the job of chief executive officer (CEO). Learn why CEO choice matters—and how you can work toward better corporate succession planning by choosing a high-potential executive from within your company.

cultural diversity activities  detached enough from its cultural norms to maintain an outsider's objectivity. They know the firm but also understand how it will have to change. They're able to look at the organization as if they just bought the company. Growing inside-outsiders takes patience. Over a decade or more, your firm must groom high-potential executives through increasingly challenging assignments and rigorous mentoring. But the effort pays big dividends: Your company has access to an able CEO-whenever it needs one. The Idea Read More

Scheduling Resource Demand in a Concurrent Engineering Environment


Manufacturers of capital equipment and highly engineered products face design, production, and delivery obstacles. The most challenging of these activities is scheduling projects and resource demand in a concurrent engineering environment. Learn about a resource scheduling tool that can allow you to put demand on materials, work-centers, and labor as soon as it is known—so you can deliver projects on time and on budget.

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Data Masking: Strengthening Data Privacy and Security


Many business activities require access to real production data, but there are just as many that don’t. Data masking secures enterprise data by eliminating sensitive information, while maintaining data realism and integrity. Many Fortune 500 companies have already integrated data masking technology into their payment card industry (PCI) data security standard (DSS) and other compliance programs—and so can you.

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Lean Principles for Implementing ERP in Midsize and Large Enterprises


Lean Consulting just makes sense. Elimination of nonvalue-add activities and personnel, along with streamlined processes and a roles-based implementation methodology will always reduce wasted time and money. It’s a model that can deliver implementations on budget and on time consistently.

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Enterprise Project Portfolio Management: Cultural Adoption


Many companies recognize the need for project portfolio management (PPM) and implement a solution, but encounter cultural resistance to the initiative. Yet other companies can integrate PPM with virtually no resistance. The difference is the readiness for and acceptance of change in the company. Learn how to avoid the pitfalls, adhere to proven best practices, and realize the benefits and huge return on investment (ROI).

cultural diversity activities  Project Portfolio Management: Cultural Adoption Many companies recognize the need for project portfolio management (PPM) and implement a solution, but encounter cultural resistance to the initiative. Yet other companies can integrate PPM with virtually no resistance. The difference is the readiness for and acceptance of change in the company. Learn how to avoid the pitfalls, adhere to proven best practices, and realize the benefits and huge return on investment (ROI). Read More

It’s All about the Salesperson: Taking Advantage of Web 2.0


Selling roles have changed. For many companies, selling is more about relationship-building and less about transactional order activities. In spite of the promised benefits of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, the cost of sales for many companies is rising while sales effectiveness is decreasing. Learn why—and how you can leverage “social CRM” to help overcome the challenges facing your sales force today.

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Asset Performance Management - A Must Have For Asset-Intensive Companies


During an asset’s life cycle, you can save money acquiring, using, and disposing of it at the right time. When your activities do not require many assets, it is easy to understand what the optimal use of an asset is, but when you use sophisticated tools; heavy machinery; and hundreds of trucks and forklifts things can get a lot more complicated. Depending on how you use it, any tool or

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Best Phone Systems for an Effective Call Center: Editor’s Top Picks


Your business’s call center phone system is the nerve center of your sales and customer service activities. And because it’s so vital to your company’s daily operations, it should help you increase your revenue opportunities, reduce costs, maximize your representatives’ productivity, and improve overall customer satisfaction. Read this paper and know the things to consider before purchasing a call center phone system.

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Case Study: NexTec Group Provides Successful Platform for MODEC International


Oil and gas industry leader MODEC was already using Microsoft Dynamics SL for core financial activities. But as the company faced rapid growth, it began to look at how the technology could be used to improve other vital business processes. Discover how MODEC worked with the NexTec Group to hone those processes, identify areas for improvement, and propose and direct the technology initiatives to effect the needed changes.

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Measuring Marketing Success: Know Each Customer in Context


Monitoring the performance of marketing activities is a critical function of marketing departments and has become important to business growth. This report provides an analyst perspective on effective practices and tools for accurately measuring marketing performance, as well as reviews the features and functions of IBM’s Marketing Performance Analytics offering and the business benefits it can afford organizations.

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When will RFID Hit Main Street?


The desire for improved visibility, tracking, etc. stands out as a critical issue to global firms. Most firms don't know how to get started. But as the cultural knowledge begins to spread, training comes on-line, and success stories start to get out.

cultural diversity activities  started. But as the cultural knowledge begins to spread, training comes on-line, and success stories start to get out the swimmers will start to signal to those still on the shore that the water is fine! Addendum Addendum 1: CTPAT CBP TIGHTENS C-TPAT PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW IMPORTER APPLICANTS US Customs and Border Protection has announced new, stricter requirements for importers applying for membership in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. Although C-TPAT Read More