February 19, 2011
Although the percentage of those considered "long-term unemployed" (27 or more weeks) is at its highest level since 1948, job seekers 55 and older are having the toughest time of all. According to a new study, possible culprits include not having the right skills and jo...
July 06, 2010
Frank Weil, John Donahue, Richard Zeckhauser
New Yorks Central Park hit bottom in the late 1970s. Graffiti
marred nearly every man-made surface. Litter blew across desiccated
lawns. The city government, burdened by burgeoning costs and
dwindling resources, had no plausible...
April 21, 2010
The shared services revolution began in the late 1980s with the
adoption of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) enterprise resource
planning (ERP) software packages by leading commercial enterprises.
These highly standardized and sc...
April 18, 2010
Government agencies often provide essential
services that no one else provides. Therefore, the managers
who run those agencies need a tool to manage for results, and
citizen consumers of those services need one to gauge their
November 23, 2009
"How do I know you're who you say you are?" That's a question many investors are asking their money managers in the wake of the unraveling of Bernie Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme. But it's also a question many employees are asking about their bosses. Misdeeds by lea...
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