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Nepotism: A Blessing or Curse for Organizations?

Nepotism involves giving preference in the hiring process to family members of those who are employed by the organization. Although nepotism can occur in any organization, it is most commonly seen in family-owned businesses where children or relatives of the owners are often hired into key positions.

Fast Track to a Wrong Hire!

Word to the Expert  “Nepotism” is defined as “the act of offering special advantages and privileges to friends and relatives, using your personal influence in an abusive manner.” “Meritocracy” is defined as “1. A system in which talented persons are chosen to be promoted based on their good work results; 2. A management team chosen to have this function using intellectual criteria.” For many years the hiring process in Romania had a simple critical criterion: you had to be ...

Creating Value for Others Through Recognition: Not Easy, But Worth It!

Often we think about recognition as the formal programs implemented by companies to reward employees for good performance.

Cervical Spondylosis and Office Workers

It is estimated that 9 out of 10 adults will have some degree of cervical spondylosis by the time they are 60, but the disease also affects younger people.

Keep Your Employees Happy

There was a time when employees came to work, endured all manner of internal rows and conflicts, and went home to kick the dog, snarl at the wife or hit the bottle. Perhaps all three. But corporations have pulled themselves out of feudal times and now rely heavily on problem-resolution policies and management, not just for the sake of the sanity of the workforce but also for the benefit of the bottom line.