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Some Companies Using Software to Monitor Their Employees

New reports coming out detail just how far companies have gone in using software that monitors their employees' behaviors—all in the name of productivity and safety. These new tools lead us to question which is more important—workplace efficiency or employee satisfaction?

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Jonathan Vanian
Lessons to Learn from AOL's Recent Firing Debacle

A lot of people have heard of AOL, but they may not have known much about Tim Armstrong, the company’s CEO, until last week. Venkatesh Krishnamurthy explains the lessons to learn from Armstrong's public firing of an employee.

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Performance Appraisal Systems Are Perceived as Unfair

One of the most common complaints employees have regarding performance appraisal systems is the perception of fairness. Anuj Magazine looks at how that perception can influence one of the basic human needs for employees—getting acknowledged for effort from other human beings.

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Anuj Magazine
Management Practices that Demotivate Employees

There’s no surefire way to guarantee a high level of employee morale, and no technique, program, or practice will motivate employees who are not inherently motivated. However, some things are likely to demotivate them, such as making them feel unvalued, unrecognized, and unappreciated.

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Naomi Karten
How to Manage Work-from-Home Employees

Who wouldn’t want to work from home? For many, it’s the ideal set-up, and it’s not surprising that work-from-home arrangements are more common than ever. Naomi Karten writes on how management can create a productive work environment for remote employees.

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Naomi Karten
Reward Your Agile Group with Shorter, Meaningful Meetings

The agile standing meeting doesn't require a lot to be successful, although some groups may need to add some flavor to spice up their morning routine. Mike Cohn and other experts share some tips on how to add impact to your meetings, while keeping them concise.

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Noel Wurst