Category Archives: Management-Workforce Relations

Teaching Your Introduction to Business Students about Innovations in Workforce Management

Learn more by visiting https://introtobusiness.businesscommu…. From the gig economy to workforce analytics to artificial intelligence in the hiring process, human resource management is undergoing some radical changes. Make sure your course stays on top of these developments with Business in Action, 9th Edition, by Bovee and Thill (Pearson).

From Taskmaster to Leader: Learn the 4 Ways to Drive Results Through Relationships

"It’s easy for leaders to become a little too focused on the task at hand. They’re rushing from meeting to meeting, solving problems and reporting on deliverables, trying to be efficient and make sure everyone stays on task," writes Joel Garfinkle (photo, left) in an article at Smart Brief. "Sometimes, in that strive towards efficiency, […]

The Real Reason Manufacturing Jobs Are Disappearing

"We've heard a lot of rhetoric lately suggesting that countries like the US are losing valuable manufacturing jobs to lower-cost markets like China, Mexico and Vietnam — and that protectionism is the best way forward. But those jobs haven't disappeared for the reasons you may think, says border and logistics specialist Augie Picado [photo, left]. He […]