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Does Being Ethical Just Mean Following the Rules?

To me, being truly ethical means striving to be more than just a rule follower. It means avoiding actions that create suffering for others you wouldn’t want to experience yourself.

Technology to Match Employees and Managers?

Many people these days find their life mates using online dating sites, some of which have assessments people take to determine the personality traits that go best with potential matches. Could that same technology be applied to a company’s intranet to match managers with employees?

Build-a-CEO

Wouldn’t be great to bring new ideas, and unorthodox approaches, to a CEO, and see her eyes widen with excitement instead of fear? My custom-made CEO would say: “That’s interesting! What can we do to make that happen?”

Good Results, But Abusive Work Environment

How can organizations create a competitive, entrepreneurial environment that produces results without encouraging abuse such as that reported on recently at companies such as Uber?

What Does Corporate “Wellness” Mean to You?

Does your company think about healthy options for food and beverages at meetings, or how to help employees stick to their diet and fitness regimen while traveling for business?

A Workplace for the Ages

Searching for creative ways companies can benefit from the expertise and skills of employees of all ages.

On Board with Onboarding?

An on-demand information and learning directory, in place of a huge overview a new employee is likely to forget, is an essential modern tool. But it shouldn’t replace the in-person introductions.

From White Collar Sweatshop to Progressive Employer?

Millennials, and many of us Generation Xers, prefer to buy from companies we feel good about paying, so I wonder if I was one of many who tried to shop elsewhere after the harsh treatment of Amazon’s workforce was revealed.

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Training Top 125

Minneapolis, MN (November 18, 2014)—Training magazine, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, today announced the finalists for the annual Training Top 125, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

From the Editor

As I was editing this issue’s cover story on non-traditional Learning and Development (L&D) teams ("Creating an L&D A-Team"), I realized Training magazine’s small team is a case in

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