Monthly Archives: March 2018

Leaders in Democracy: Seeking Win-Win through Assertive Cooperation

By |2019-09-07T02:06:32-04:00March 18th, 2018|

By Art Sherwood 191 July-August 2017 If we created opportunities in meaningful participation by seeking win-win, it would be a game changer—in our relationships, in our customer service, in our strategies, in our partnerships, and in our innovative approaches to solving pressing social problems.  Democracy is hard. And because it is hard, it takes skills and practice and a willingness to work with others. Why [...]

What HR Systems Audits Reveal

By |2020-04-17T23:43:44-04:00March 15th, 2018|

When I conduct human resources (HR) systems audits for clients, as part of the audit process I identify problems with personnel records and documentation, and recommend improvements. Here are some of the most common problems I’ve found: Insecurely stored records of former employees Most companies in my experience do a good job of keeping records secure for current employees. I find personnel files, payroll [...]

Cultivating a Culture of Appreciation

By |2019-09-07T02:02:56-04:00March 6th, 2018|

According to Gallup News State of the Workforce report in 2017, overall only 30% of employees feel engaged at their jobs. This dismal statistic is a strong invitation for employers in all business sectors to consider the type of work culture that might contribute to a sense of disaffection and actively work to change it. Employees who do feel a sense of connection are [...]

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