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Telecommuting, a Solution to Employee Morale and Retention Issues - We as employers are facing problems retaining key employees and keeping employee morale at a positive working level. This phenomenon is a new challenge seeking an affordable and implementable solution. I believe that telecommuting is a solution that should be considered to solve both employee morale issues and key employee retention issues. These issues are well documented in the 2008-2009 Northrop Grumman exit survey results. The results of 500 exiting employees of 5 years or less tenure documented their desire for an alternate work schedule and more succinctly, telecommuting....   [tags: retention, telecommuting, ]
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IT Support Services for Telecommuting Workfoce - ... Firstly, academic research and journalist were used to present key issues and challenges of supporting telecommuters. A method that was used in this stage based on review of the scientific literature. Secondly, the discussion between 19 MBA students from the MIS course that are volunteering to discuss about main challenges that related to providing various support services. Age of the respondent around 29 years old with 63% of them are male and the rest is female. From this research there are four various support services for telecommuters that were identified....   [tags: article summary] 733 words
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The Benefits Of Telecommuting - Studies show that telecommuting is gaining popularity with many U.S. employers as they realize the cost benefits offered by telecommuting programs. According to a study conducted by The Dieringer Research Group of WorldatWork (2006), the number of Americans telecommuting at least one day per month has grown by 10 percent in recent years, rising from 26.1 million in 2005 to 28.7 million in 2006, with roughly 20 percent of the workforce engaging in some type of telecommuting work. Predictions are that this number will continue to rise to an estimated 100 million workers by 2010 due to factors such as increased access to wireless and broadband connections, making it less expensive and more prod...   [tags: Jobs Careers Workplace]
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Telecommuting Suggestion Report - ... The tech firm could include temporary off site work as well. For example, allowing an employee with a cold to work at home or if a deadline is pressing and a staff member works better at home. If the company executives decide to allow a group of employees to telecommute full time there needs to be an established protocol. The first thing to do is create guidelines for when telecommuting would be acceptable. It is also suggested that the telecommuting standards should discourage allowing long term babysitting as a reason to work off site....   [tags: tech firm, productivity report, company] 724 words
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Advantages of Telecommuting - Advantages of Telecommuting Today much focus is being placed on the ability of organizations (private, and public) to increase their productivity, and quality of service. As a result it is necessary to improve the well being of employees, decrease unnecessary costs, and enhance the competitiveness of the organization. Given this, it is no accident that telecommuting, is one of the largest growing areas, in flexible alternative work schedules. The influence of globalization over all aspects, of many economies, also increases the effectiveness of telecommuting....   [tags: Employment Work Papers]
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the good and bad of telecommuting - The good and bad of telecommuting Telecommuting may be the movement of the future, which will allow more people to work away from the office. Many people see telecommuting as a way to be close to home or allow them to be connected to their organization while working abroad. While telecommuting might work for some people, telecommuting is not for everyone. There are many disadvantages; as well advantages to telecommuting which most people do not take into account. When considering telecommuting, the advantages fall for both employer and employee....   [tags: essays research papers] 784 words
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Telecommuting and Corporate Culture: Implications for the Mobile Enterprise - What is telecommuting, and why would anyone want to either be employed by or employ others to work from their home. The telecommuting employees are “Salaried employees of an organization replace or modify the commute by working at home or a location closer to home than the regular workplace, generally using ICT to support productivity and communication with the supervisor, co-workers, clients, and other colleagues.” (Hoang, Nickerson, Beckman, & Eng, 2008) and according to studies 47 percent of telecommuting workers report that they are more productive while working from home due to a lessening of stress and increased satisfaction in their career - while their employers glean the benefit of...   [tags: technology, transportation, business]
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Telecommuting - Telecommuting TELECOMMUTING: WHAT BOTH EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW INTRODUCTION Businesses now have to deal with technology, and telecommunication is a new prevalent technology. There are advantages and disadvantages to telecommunications, and employers need to be aware of these pros and cons in order to evaluate whether to have telecommuting employees. Employees who telecommute also need to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of this style of work before they opt for that type of employment....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]
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Telecommuting - We all know that the daily commute can be very long and frustrating. Traffic can often cause long delays. These delays cause stress to you, your boss and the coworkers that have to cover for you until you make it into the office. Today there is a new highway that everyone can use to get to work. The delays on this highway are measured in microseconds rather than hours. It is the Information Superhighway. The Information Superhighway has the ability to connect together every computer in every part of the world....   [tags: essays research papers] 2251 words
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Telecommuting - A typical day for most people in today's world starts out with an early commute to work. People working in the city know what a hassle it is to deal with the many thousands of other trying to make their way to work. Dealing with long commutes and traffic congestion is a commonplace in today's fast-paced society. What if you had a chance to do most of your work at home. Would it be beneficial to you and your company. That is a common question one, which more and more companies are finding out is the future of business....   [tags: essays research papers] 591 words
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Telecommuting - Telecommuting As defined in Webster's New World Dictionary, Third Edition, telecommuting is "an electronic mode of doing work outside the office that traditionally has been done in the office, as by computer terminal in the employee's home." Basically, it is working at home utilizing current technology, such as computers, modems, and fax machines. Traditionally, people have commuted by cars, buses, trains, and subways, to work and back. Through the innovation of telecommuting, , the actual necessity to change location in order to accomplish this task has been challenged on the basis of concerns for energy conservation, loss of productivity, and other issues....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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telecommuting - Telecommuting Telecommuting starts with the lower level of the working class workers but with the success it has had it’s rapidly moving towards the executive level. There are two form of telecommuting the employers use today, one is home telecommuting which is a work arrangement the most people do this is working from home with a computer terminal utilizing today’s current technology by transmitting data and documents while working from home and maintaining a close contact with co-workers, managers, through the use of email, internet (instant messenger), and telephone and fax machines as well....   [tags: essays research papers] 1108 words
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Telecommuting - Telecommuting Telecommuting has positives and negatives psychologically. Some positives include staying home with children; more free time, and making your own schedule, etc. Some say that looks very inviting. Many people, employees and managers, don't look at the negatives (no set times, difficulty communicating, being looked upon as a slacker, no face to face contact and so on) before they volunteer for their chance at freedom. Technical One of the most important things for telecommuters to consider is communication....   [tags: Papers] 389 words
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Telecommuting - Telecommuting I found this article to be of great interest to myself because my work and life has revolved around telecommuting for the past several years. As the article indicates, “a telecommuter is anyone who works at least part of the time at home, in their cars, from clients’ offices, and/or in hotel rooms and telephone booths.” Although the article is somewhat dated (1995 to be exact), I feel that what Robert Moskowitz wrote about telecommuting back in 1995 still applies today. When I chose to go to work for ADP-Automatic Data Processing several years ago, I already had some previous work experience as a telecommuter....   [tags: Essays Papers] 519 words
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Telecommuting should be Promoted - 'Telecommuting' refers to workers doing their jobs from home for part of each week and communicating with their office using computer technology. Telecommuting is growing in many countries and is expected to be common for most office workers in the coming decades. How do you think society will be affected by the growth of telecommuting. Should telecommuting be encouraged for society. (Telecommuting is the use of computers and telephones to enable an employee to work off-site and outside the traditional workplace) A topic which has created much controversy is whether telecommuting should be encouraged or not....   [tags: essays research papers] 532 words
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Telecommuting and Human Resources - Telecommuting and Human Resources Introduction On September 20, 1994, some 32,000 AT&T employees stayed home. They weren’t sick or on strike. They were telecommuting. Employees ranging from the CEO to phone operators were part of an experiment that involved 100,000 people. It’s purpose. To explore how far a vast organization could go in transforming the workplace by moving the work to the worker instead of the worker to work. Today AT&T is just one of many organizations pioneering the alternative workplace (AW-also known as telecommuting) – the combination of nontraditional work practices, settings, and locations that is beginning to supplement traditional offices (Apgar, 121)....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]
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The Benefits of Allowing Working from Home - ... The ban requires employees to move their home offices to the nearest Yahoo Inc. office building or else risk being fired. This is definitely not a good move by the chief of Yahoo Marissa Mayer. It will make the employees less happy since they must move from the comfort of their homes to an office building. Without employee satisfaction, efficiency at the workplace will drop tremendously, and many workers may decide to quit their job and get another one somewhere else. Most of my sources help prove this and others of my sources give me basic information about telecommuting and working at home....   [tags: telecommuting, office, employees] 646 words
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Flexible Work Practices Give the Best of Both Worlds? - ... All this can lead to less stress and greater well-being. But some people also mentioned some huge drawback: E.g. Flextime does not work well in all job areas and types of work. The rule of a fixed time frame makes the job outer frame more important than the jobs content. Some employees also feel that their work is being checked to see if they keep delivering good results. So is it really a good idea to switch to flex time. Well according to a study among 20,000 executives and business owners in 95 countries, nearly three out of four think that flextime is a good thing that both helps to attract and retain employees....   [tags: employees, telecommuting, fixed time] 1032 words
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The IMportance of Videoconferencing - ... Schools would also be able to connect with guest speakers and experts in the field, collaboration with multiple schools could be done with organizations, and virtual field trips to museums, zoos, or aquariums (“Uses of Videoconferencing”). The possibilities are endless with videoconferencing in schools. Virtual internships are good resources of videoconferencing and help make internships available to more people. Students now have more opportunities when applying for internships (“Are Virtual Internships the Way to Go?”)....   [tags: meetings, distance learning, telecommuting] 1641 words
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Telecommuting Suggestions for Organizations - ... Alternatively, evaluating the performance of software engineers is a much more subjective process. However, there can still be a pretty good feeling as to whether on or off site employees are being more productive. For the purpose of this recommendation, I am assuming that the information described is not available. The solution to maximizing this organizations value is not as simple as saying all employees need to report to work every day, nor is it to allow everyone to telework. This is only because there is so much variation among employees....   [tags: policies, employees, behaviors, decisions] 923 words
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Internet in Modern Organizations - Without a doubt the Internet has revolutionized modern life. Countless inventions, spanning many different decades and countries have contributed to this advanced technology that millions of people use every day. The internet has become a multifaceted addition to an organization’s business communications repertoire. Capable of extending all over the world, the internet is able to transmit broadcasts, distribute information, and provide a platform for instant communication, regardless of one’s physical location....   [tags: social media, communication, technology]
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HR and the Competiton for Talent - In today’s competitive workforce, talent is not only incremental, but also scarce. War for talent, a term coined by Steven Hankin of McKinsey & Company, refers to the competitive landscape of talent management of skilled and valuable employees. Talent management is defined as “the implementation of integrated strategies or systems designed to increase workplace productivity by developing improved processes for attracting, developing, retaining and utilizing people with the required skills and aptitude to meet current and future business needs” (Lockwood, 2006)....   [tags: Talent Management]
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The Importance of Work-Life Initiatives - Work causes stress. Both men and women are working, raising a family, and going to school. Previously, women in the work force would take demotions or walk away from careers when having children. Today, families rely on a dual income. With both parents working full time, while raising children, the relationship between work and home responsibilities are unbalanced. This unbalance creates stress for both the employee and the employer. Work-life balance is the need to provide a schedule that will combine work, family relationships, and leisure time into a satisfying life....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]
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Effective Time Management - The Foundation of Success - Effective Time Management - The Foundation of Success      Upon returning to college, the mature student (any student over the age of 24) soon realizes that their ability to manage time effectively directly impacts their learning experience and their family life. Unlike traditional students, the mature student may have a spouse, children and a full-time job that is necessary for them to survive financially. Adults with families will readily agree that their family alone places serious demands on their time....   [tags: Time Management] 1494 words
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Sexual Harassment and Diversity in the Workplace - Introduction Workforce diversity is a new term in business and industry. It is a term that is still uncommon in various areas of the world. Diversity can be considered by taking two different perspectives. Firstly, there are those fundamental individual attributes that make everyone on the earth unique for example disability, personality among others. Secondly, there are those differences that exist based on group membership for example race, ethnicity, and cultural differences among others (Barak, 131)....   [tags: Workplace Diversity]
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Evolving Communication in Technology - Evolving communications technology has changed the way business personnel communicate within an organization. The use of technology allows companies to be more dynamic and adaptive to changes by allowing instantaneous communications via interconnected computer networks. This dependency on information and communications technology has evolved these emerging technologies as crucial tools for providing operational support to business communications tasks (Wilkinson, 2006). Remaining competitive is a primary goal of organizations and effective communications help companies achieve this goal....   [tags: business communication,virtual world,social media]
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Human Resource (HR) Roles and Responsibilities - Human Resource (HR) Roles and Responsibilities In a conversation with my boss, K. Hodges (personal communication, May 16, 2007), companies are seeking to change the role of their HR organization to an organization which is a highly proactive partner, playing a leadership role in helping to frame the company's operating strategies to meet corporate objectives....   [tags: Human Resource HR Business ] 1170 words
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Gap Analysis: Global Communications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global Communications (GC) is faced with a situation common to many industries today, increased competition and dwindling profits. GC’s stock value has fallen over 50% over the past few years. Decisions need to be made and consequences considered. Situation Analysis Issue and Opportunity Identification GC has experienced an increase in competition, an increase in consumer demand, and a drop in stock value of more than 50%. Opportunities that exist for consideration include outsourcing to foreign countries, layoffs of current employees, a change in the working relationship with the union, and the possibility of telecommuting....   [tags: Business Analysis Global Communications] 1078 words
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Is Telework/Telecommutes a Viable Option for Newco? - Introduction Over the past several years the telework or telecommute options have increased in popularity. As technology continues to be enhanced and baby boomers start to leave the work place the new age of workers are trying to have a more balanced life. The balance or flexibility to get you job completed and take care of the family is an increasing dilemma for employers trying to attract the best qualified employees. According to study conducted by Robert Half, 46% of 1,400 CFO’s indicated that telecommuting was second to salary when attracting new talent (CITE WORK, TELEWORK FACTS)....   [tags: Business Management] 1485 words
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Diversity in the Emerging Marketplace. - The emerging global marketplace of diverse consumers requires today’s corporations to “recruit retain and promote diverse employees to ensure success” (Robinson, M., Pfeffer, C., & Buccigrossi, J. 2003). As we move into a generation of an increasing number of non-whites to whites, our children will experience a more dramatically diverse workforce. Companies must do more than simply display the intentions of values of diversity. They must embrace and remove the obstacles for the various groups they wish to represent....   [tags: Management]
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology - ... There is not face-to face communication with using technology to communicate. This causes it to difficult to know how someone is feeling. Also, it’s hard to tell if someone is joking or serious. Without the visual cues, texts can sound rude and demanding. As a result, many of us would be completely lost if we did not communicate using technology. Also without technology there would probably be minimal communication. The upcoming generation is using technology as its major way of communicating....   [tags: communication, addiction, distraction] 1380 words
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Vonage Virtual Receptionist for Small Business - ... In the phone menu, callers are given an option to enter an extension number of the person they would like to talk to and the call is transferred directly to that number. If the callers do not have the particular extension, the administrator can build a dial by name directory which callers can use to find their intended person or department. It is still possible to keep some of the extensions private by disabling this feature. For one time events, the virtual receptionist offers the administrator to use a manual schedule override to temporary change how it works....   [tags: answer customer´s call, network phones] 600 words
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Remote Employees Work From Home Challenges And Issues - Remote Employees Work from Home Challenges and Issues The workplace today goes beyond just the walls and ceilings that surround an office environment or office building. According to the International Telework Association and Council, 44.4 million Americans worked from home at least part of the time in 2004, up 7.5% from just on year earlier (Earthweb, 2005). Though it may be very convenient to work from home, the choice can bring its own set of problems. There are financial reasons, efficiencies, and even managing time are just a few to name that bring about many challenges and issues that any remote employee would face in that type of work environment....   [tags: Labor Self Employed Home Workforce] 1151 words
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Paid Employment in the Home - Paid Employment in the Home In her book The Second Shift, Arlie Hochschild describes how two-job married couples in the United States deal with the structural problem of the domestic work shift, i.e., that when both members of a marriage work outside of the home, the domestic work becomes an added burden to one or both of the members in addition to their outside jobs. Modern society has increased the work load of the family, thereby increasing tension in marriages and taking away time for leisure and recreation for both spouses....   [tags: Careers Family Families Household Essays]
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Managing Employee Retention and Turnover - Managing Employee Retention and Turnover Employee retention has always been an important focus for human resource managers. Once a company has invested time and money to recruit and train a good employee, it is in their own best interest to retain that employee, to further develop and motivate him so that he continues to provide value to the organization. But, employers must also recognize and tend to what is in the best interest of their employees, if they intend to keep them. When a company overlooks the needs of its employees and focuses only on the needs of the organization, turnover often results....   [tags: Human Resource Management HRM Essays]
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Organizational Management - Introduction Module Six Critical Thinking Assignment. This paper will address the five questions presented in the module six critical thinking assignment. This module’s reading and lecture material has described job designs in various service and manufacturing organizations. In which type of organization is job enrichment likely to be more effective as a strategy for increasing motivation and performance. “The purpose of job enrichment is to improve the quality of an employee's job and therefore motivate the employee to accomplish more” (Allison, McClintic, & Cengage, 2001) and job enrichment will have a positive effect on both service and manufacturing organizations that lack “psychological...   [tags: Occupational Issues]
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Integration of Social Media, Ethics, and Privacy Policies In the Employment Process - Introduction The year is 2013, so there is no surprise that the general public use technology for the majority of our daily lives. We use it for entertainment, business, and day-to-day communication. We also use it to keep in touch with family, friends and old acquaintances. Technology has especially been beneficial for the workplace. Telecommuting and teleconferences are just a couple of alternatives to old fashioned face-to-face business. This, and the rise of various social media sites throughout the past decade has shaped the modern business world....   [tags: Businesses, Hiring Process, Human Resources]
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What Efects has IT Brought on Human Resources Profession in General? - Introduction: "The e-revolution has finally freed HR to focus on strategies to support the company business - the acquisition, retention, and the growth of the company's most important assets: its people and their collective knowledge" - Watson Wyatt, HR Consulting Firm. Today’s business environment along with the increasing importance of technology requires smart thinking, quick action and rapid adaptation to constantly changing conditions. The marketplace increasingly rewards those who respond to the demand for innovation driven by the Web and Internet, technology advances, globalization, skills shortages, and shifting demographics....   [tags: smart thinking, internet, technology] 2802 words
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The Workplace of the XIX and XX Century Were Drastically Different - ... Never before, has all the civilisation on Earth worked together towards a common goal (lbid). Technology is viewed as, “a crucial agent for change (Smith 1994, p.ix)” in modern culture. The second key term for this essay is, a flexible workplace, which is defined as the ability of any worker to access their work even whilst not being present at their normal workplace. According to Manuel Castells’s perspective in The Network Society, the emergence of technology has led to a variety of transformations, such as decentralisation within firms, telecommuting of workers and interactions in the virtual community (Castells 1996)....   [tags: recent technological trends] 1516 words
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Environments Affecting the Coffe Industry in America: Starbucks - ... No longer is it a manual brewing process but a precise exact measure of ground coffee beans, the amount of water, the temperature of the water, and the length of time the water has to agitate with the beans (Buchanan, 2014) With creating one single cup of coffee at a time the new advancement minimizes the amount of waste and allows for the exact same cup of coffee to be created over and over. This advancement has help to eliminate human error and with the user friendly capabilities has speed up the training process for employees....   [tags: economic, regulatory, natural, competitor rivalvy]
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Communication and Technology in the Business Organization - The explosion of technology innovations within recent years has created a multitude of new and exciting ways for companies to conduct business. We now have technologies such as robotic manufacturing, electronic mail, online videoconferencing, and global networks to connect everyone and everything. Small and medium businesses are now able to cross all traditional boundaries that limited them in the past. Technology has fundamentally altered the way businesses are structured and changed the ways in which managers perform their duties....   [tags: Technology]
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Technology: Importance in the Organization - Organizations can boost efficiency and increase profits by understanding their technology structure, by understanding the advantages technology can have within the organization, and by developing a plan to stay abreast with technology. Considering the subject matter to be discussed, it is appropriate to begin with a definition of technology. According to Scott Klososky, technology refers to "all software applications and all computing devices, including PCs, mobile devices, servers, networking gear, and anything having to do with the Internet - basically anything that can be used to get work done in an office environment" (Velocity Manifesto 10)....   [tags: software applications, computer devices]
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Retaining Employees in an Organization - In the course of their existence all people have experiences and respond to the roots and traditions of their culture, spirituality and the social, political and economic conditions in which they find themselves1. Shift from one organization to another is also a type of response. Employee retention is a process in which the employees are encouraged to remain with the organization for the maximum period of time. Retention of human resource is beneficial for the organization as well as for the individual too....   [tags: Organizational Management, Human Resources]
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World of Network Security Infirmities - World of Network Security Infirmities Network security is a very broad subject for me. I started out in telecommunications field as a Radiomen in United States Navy in 1992. Security was always the main mandate for my job field. I was required to have a security clearance and safeguarding equipment and information for which I had access to. The job area always had all types’ of electronic devices like computers, transmitters, receivers, electronic keying material system (EKMS) equipment, modems, brick phones, and multiplexing devices....   [tags: Threats, IT, Internet]
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Computerized Devices and Their Function - ... This allows a manager to tend to his suppliers in china, and order his lunch without leaving his office. The mobility of computers allows it usage in various environments; airports, hospital lobbies and homes. It may seem to have its perks but absolute reliance on the computer and its related devices could cause addictions, and in severe cases health problems. Computers in business help to increase productivity. The consistent access to internet provides a medium to multi task; a clerk can read emails from customers, and respond to their inquiries and in the absence of duties; the computer can be a distraction in the place of business, tempting employees to browse instead of attending to...   [tags: business applications] 1431 words
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