Working At Home Requires Some Thought

Working At Home Requires Some Thought

Working at home seems great to anyone who hasn’t tried it, but it can be a double-edged sword. It’s easy to distracted by things like pets, family, or the TV. Worse, it’s easy to blur the line between home and work space too much, resulting in a home space that’s...
Adapting the Lean Philosophy to Small Businesses

Adapting the Lean Philosophy to Small Businesses

Can small and medium manufacturing businesses actually make their companies lean? The idea behind the lean philosophy is that manufacturers can improve the bottom line by reducing costs and waste, by running their operations as efficiently as possible. Toyota is often...
Creative Employees Lead to Happy Customers

Creative Employees Lead to Happy Customers

Letting employees be creative results in customer satisfaction. A study by the University of East Anglia has found that companies with creativity-oriented HR practices have more creative front-line employees, which result in better customer satisfaction. The...
Helping Workplace Misfits Be More Productive

Helping Workplace Misfits Be More Productive

Finding the right fit at work can be difficult. Some people get stuck in jobs that don’t quite mesh with their personality. According to a study from Penn State Erie, helping those individuals find ways to approach their jobs in more meaningful ways can make a big...
%d bloggers like this: