Growing interest in mentoring programs is largely due to the benefits mentoring provides to participants and their organizations. Mentoring can offer significant benefits in corporate settings. In this paper, we outline a process for how your organization—large or small—can create a mentoring program that meets your unique needs.
In today’s economy, employee retention is the number-one issue on many HR managers’ plate. Employee turnover is costing organizations billions of dollars each year in direct replacement costs. These staggering sums represent only some 30 percent of the total costs associated with turnover.
Growing research indicates many healthcare organizations are reaping the benefits of proactively investing in the development of succession management capabilities.
While foolish for companies to spend money unwisely in managing human capital, growing research confirms that “high performance work systems” are worth the investment.
Business managers are encouraged to assess the value of social networking games for HR processes to enhance the organization’s performance and value of workers.
Ethics programs have arisen in response to outcry over the perceived unethical behavior of American business. The rapid response is encouraging, though issues have emerged.
Ethics programs are most effective when they flow out of a culture that values practicing business legally and ethically. However, there are a number of ethical issues which are themselves raised by ethics programs that demand more visibility and thought if these programs are to be ultimately effective.