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Workplace

(1) See Facebook Workplace.

(2) An earlier umbrella term from IBM for a set of strategies and technologies for developing future products. Workplace included the use of a microkernel-based operating system, object technologies (SOM/DSOM) and voice and pen recognition. Only the term was dropped, not the technology development. See SOM.
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When queried, mobile and static workers both said they wanted a workplace where they could meet informally and do focused work without being distracted by other people's phone calls and conversations.
The gay and lesbian rights movement has spilled over into the workplace as well as into other social arenas.
But this myriad complexity and the continued frequent happening of construction workplace accidents lead one to conclude that awareness of the act and its regulations is not as high as it should be; particularly with smaller employers and their workers.
The Law of the Workplace" focuses on protection against discrimination and other labor-related encroachment issues; "Workplace Rights in Practice" explores why and how a hypothetical employee files a legal claim against his employer; and "Some Major Workplace Issues" explores various subjects, such as sexual harassment, downsizing and protection for disabled workers.
The Workplace Essentials franchise offers investors an opportunity to own a turn-key business in an exciting, fast growth industry, with low start-up costs and capital investments.
Developing flexible workplace strategies also requires a unique sensitivity to the important, but often disconnected, areas of business strategy, human resources, technology, architecture, real estate and change communication.
The lower age limit is likely to exclude those who have left school but might be novices in the workplace.
Articles cover: best practices in EAPs; workplace violence; behavior risk management; quality of work life; labor issues; workplace conflict resolution; behavioral health care; older workers; workplace stress and trauma; gender issues; performance-based contracting.
Along with a short discussion of the changing workplace, a number of themes--the paperless office, new work styles, managing cultural change--are briefly examined and accompanied by an outline of important lessons.
With 9/11 causing the most devastation ever imagined anywhere in the world in a working environment, insurance companies, risk managers, human resources groups and the companies they serve have given serious thought and attention to better securing the workplace.
The first section of the article discusses how characteristics of post-industrial firms affect workplace training and learning.
Keywords: workers, worker frustration, burnout, empowerment, powerlessness, isolation, workplace

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