Retraining

Downsizing
Downsizing
Downsizing Word Count: 2508 According to a 1997 survey by the American Management Association (AMA), the most often claimed reasons for downsizing are “organizational restructuring,” “business downturn,” and “reengineering of business processes.” Downsizing has adversely affected 43 million jobs since 1980. Many organizations are realizing that downsizing may not be the best solution for reducing costs. The time and money it takes to train employees often make downsizing a wasteful procedure. B
HRM - Ever Evoloving
HRM - Ever Evoloving
HRM - Ever Evoloving Word Count: 4234 Outline Thesis Statement: Advances in technology along with shifts in the nations’ social structure heavily impact the workplace environment, creating a need for new management models in Human Resources. I. The Changing Workplace A. An Historical Perspective of Jobs in America B. Jobs in the 21st Century II. Identifying Corporate Needs A. The Emergence of Human Resource Management as a Component of General Management. B. Corporate Expectations III. Developi
OBE: The Restructuring Of American Society.
OBE: The Restructuring Of American Society.
OBE: The Restructuring Of American Society. OBE: The Restructuring Of American Society. There has been a concern for some time throughout America regarding the quality of public education. Students are graduating from highschool without adequate knowledge of the three R\'s. Universities are recruiting a multitude of incompetent pseudo-scholars. Employers don\'t understand why the new generation of workers do not possess the basic skills to perform the job. It would appear that American students
Canada's Economy in 1996
Canada's Economy in 1996
Canada\'s Economy in 1996 Canada\'s Economy in 1996 To investigate the state of the Canadian economy, it is very useful to track Canada\'s six major economic goals: economic growth, economic stability, economic efficiency, economic equity, viable balance of payments, and low unemployment. At a given time, Canada is achieving some of these goals while falling behind on some of the others. When taken all into consideration, these goals give an indication of how well Canada has been doing and the
Difficulty In Making An Important Decision
Difficulty In Making An Important Decision
Difficulty In Making An Important Decision Difficulty In Making An Important Decision Assignment: Describe a particular time in your life when you had difficulty making an important decision. During the course of our lifetimes we make many significant and difficult choices that affect us. These choices affect our personal and professional lives. Therefore, we make these choices with much thought and care. One of the most difficult and important decisions I have made was changing careers. Changin
Assignment: Describe a particular time in your lif
Assignment: Describe a particular time in your lif
Assignment: Describe a particular time in your life when you had difficulty making an important decision. During the course of our lifetimes we make many significant and difficult choices that affect us. These choices affect our personal and professional lives. Therefore, we make these choices with much thought and care. One of the most difficult and important decisions I have made was changing careers. Changing careers at this stage of my life, mid-life, was very difficult. Preparation for my
OBE: The Restructuring Of American Society.
OBE: The Restructuring Of American Society.
OBE: The Restructuring Of American Society. There has been a concern for some time throughout America regarding the quality of public education. Students are graduating from highschool without adequate knowledge of the three R\'s. Universities are recruiting a multitude of incompetent pseudo-scholars. Employers don\'t understand why the new generation of workers do not possess the basic skills to perform the job. It would appear that American students are not learning as much as their parents d
To investigate the state of the Canadian economy,
To investigate the state of the Canadian economy,
To investigate the state of the Canadian economy, it is very useful to track Canada\'s six major economic goals: economic growth, economic stability, economic efficiency, economic equity, viable balance of payments, and low unemployment. At a given time, Canada is achieving some of these goals while falling behind on some of the others. When taken all into consideration, these goals give an indication of how well Canada has been doing and the stage of the business cycle the Canadian economy is
Exhausted, Kendra leaned back against the tree. Th
Exhausted, Kendra leaned back against the tree. Th
Exhausted, Kendra leaned back against the tree. The quiet of the night surrounded her, and in the distance she could see a small orange glow here and there of fires set by those who had been forced to leave their homes and set up camp in this park. She closed her eyes, rested her arms on her knees, and put her head down on her arms, cushioned by the sweatshirt she wore. The sweatshirt smelled of fresh air and smoke. She pulled the sleeves down over her cold hands. She sat like that for a while,
On Wartime and Postwar Commemoration
On Wartime and Postwar Commemoration
On Wartime and Postwar Commemoration Word Count: 1254 Commemorating the actions of those who served in World War I took many forms in its attempt to ease the suffering and losses inflicted by the war. The creation of memorials served several purposes and with time, the meanings associated with them changed, as did the purposes with which they served. Support groups were formed to aid those in need whose lives became radically changed by the war, and in an effort to commemorate their service. Wi
Tourette's Disorder
Tourette's Disorder
Tourette\'s Disorder Tourette\'s Disorder Table of Contents Tourette Syndrome And Other Tic Disorders Definitions of Tic Disorders Differential Diagnosis Symptomatology Associated Behaviors and Cognitive Difficulties Etiology Stimulant Medications Epidemiology and Genetics Non-Genetic Contributions Clinical Assessment Of Tourette Syndrome Treatment Of Tourette Syndrome Monitoring Reassurance Pharmacological Treatment of Tourette Syndrome Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Family Treatment Genetic Coun
To investigate the state of the Canadian economy,
To investigate the state of the Canadian economy,
To investigate the state of the Canadian economy, it is very useful to track Canada\'s six major economic goals: economic growth, economic stability, economic efficiency, economic equity, viable balance of payments, and low unemployment. At a given time, Canada is achieving some of these goals while falling behind on some of the others. When taken all into consideration, these goals give an indication of how well Canada has been doing and the stage of the business cycle the Canadian economy is
Technology and the Future of Work
Technology and the Future of Work
Technology and the Future of Work Technology and the Future of Work Every society creates an idealised image of the future - a vision that serves as a beacon to direct the imagination and energy of its people. The Ancient Jewish nation prayed for deliverance to a promised land of milk and honey. Later, Christian clerics held out the promise of eternal salvation in the heavenly kingdom. In the modern age, the idea of a future technological utopia has served as the guiding light of industrial soc
WHY UNIONS?
WHY UNIONS?
WHY UNIONS? Word Count: 2517 Unions are groups of working people who join to talk to employers about wages and conditions of work instead of workers talking to employers on an individual basis. 1 Because they speak for everybody, unions can get a better deal for each worker than one employee could by negotiating with the employer. As seen in the short movie WHY UNIONS? , non-unionized workers talks about the unfair treatment they experience in the work place. Through collective action, workers
An Ergonomic Evaluation of the Kinesis Computer Ke
An Ergonomic Evaluation of the Kinesis Computer Ke
An Ergonomic Evaluation of the Kinesis Computer Keyboard An Ergonomic Evaluation of the Kinesis Computer Keyboard 1. Introduction In this information-technology age, everyday tasks are more and more related to computer. That ranges from basic jobs such as providing food recipes for housewives to complicated ones such as analyzing laboratory experimental data for scientists and engineers. This popularity of computer means that the time one has to spend with computer would be a lot more than in t
Telecommuting
Telecommuting
Telecommuting 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 v