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Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca 2015 The University of Akron School of Law

Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca

Ryan G. Vacca

Authorship, and hence, initial ownership of copyrighted works is oftentimes controlled by the 1976 Copyright Act’s work made for hire doctrine. This doctrine states that works created by employees within the scope of their employment result in the employer owning the copyright. One key determination in this analysis is whether the hired party is an employee or independent contractor. In 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court, in CCNV v. Reid, answered the question of how employees are distinguished from independent contractors by setting forth a list of factors courts should consider. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not give further ...


The Multilingual Reality In American Business, Zachary Z. Lim 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Multilingual Reality In American Business, Zachary Z. Lim

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Preparing Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders For Employment, Princess M. Cullum, Demetria Ennis-Cole 2014 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Preparing Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders For Employment, Princess M. Cullum, Demetria Ennis-Cole

Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development

The work experiences and job histories of adults with ASD were examined to determine whether or not they corroborate findings in the literature. Incidences of ASD are on the rise, and children diagnosed with ASD will become adults who will need employment opportunities. Most employers are using a variety of technology tools to increase productivity, communicate, perform record-keeping tasks, save time and money, and conduct business. Individuals with ASD gravitate toward technology, and employment opportunities that capitalize on the use
technology may allow them to be productive in the
workplace. Semi-structured interviews using
open-ended questions reviewed and approved by
founders ...


Leadership In Action: Leading, Learning, And Reflecting On A Career In Academic Libraries, Patricia A. Iannuzzi 2014 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Leadership In Action: Leading, Learning, And Reflecting On A Career In Academic Libraries, Patricia A. Iannuzzi

Presentations (Libraries)

The library literature is rife with books and articles about leadership, much of it derived or applied from the research external to the library profession. Our professional literature is also rich with surveys about the qualities of leadership. This opening session provides a counterpoint to the theoretical, academic approach to the study of leadership in libraries. Based upon more than 30 years of experience, including positions ranging from library assistant to dean, Patricia Iannuzzi provides a practical approach to leadership roles for academic librarians on campus, in our profession, and within the higher education arena. In this personal reflection, Iannuzzi ...


It Pays Back To The Company To Add Soft-Skills To Your Technical Employees!, Rakesh Yadav 2014 SelectedWorks

It Pays Back To The Company To Add Soft-Skills To Your Technical Employees!, Rakesh Yadav

Rakesh Yadav

No abstract provided.


Managing Global Hr Issues In Today’S Challenging Times, Rakesh Yadav 2014 SelectedWorks

Managing Global Hr Issues In Today’S Challenging Times, Rakesh Yadav

Rakesh Yadav

No abstract provided.


International Human Resources Management, Rakesh Yadav 2014 SelectedWorks

International Human Resources Management, Rakesh Yadav

Rakesh Yadav

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Hrm In Changing Environment, Rakesh Yadav 2014 SelectedWorks

The Role Of Hrm In Changing Environment, Rakesh Yadav

Rakesh Yadav

In our fast moving, global environment, managing human resources effectively is more important to competitive success than ever. The development and innovative use of human resource management can give an organization a distinctive competence. In the rapidly changing social economic, political and environmental situations the world over, the Human Resource Management in service and government organizations everywhere are under tremendous pressures for responding to the changes. Change is inevitable in personal life, in social life, in work life, in nature, in society, in universe etc. in the same way the role of HRM and its practices also changed from dates ...


The Ethics Of Downsizing, Rakesh Yadav 2014 SelectedWorks

The Ethics Of Downsizing, Rakesh Yadav

Rakesh Yadav

In general terms, downsizing refers to cutting down of employees in an organisation. It is a crucial step taken by the organisation, when it sees that costs of organisation is going overboard due to excess of employees in the organisation. Most discussions about downsizing focus on the legal, economic, or psychological issues raised by this practice. These are essential concerns, but we rarely consider how or why downsizing is also an ethical issue. The paper looks at  The reasons for downsizing  Employee’s point of view  Organisation's point of view  The Survivor  How to cope with the after effects ...


Signaling In Secret: Pay-For-Performance And The Incentive And Sorting Effects Of Pay Secrecy, Elena Belogolovsky, Peter A. Bamberger 2014 Cornell University ILR School

Signaling In Secret: Pay-For-Performance And The Incentive And Sorting Effects Of Pay Secrecy, Elena Belogolovsky, Peter A. Bamberger

CAHRS ResearchLink

Key Findings:

  • Pay secrecy adversely impacts individual task performance because it weakens the perception that an increase in performance will be accompanied by increase in pay;
  • Pay secrecy is associated with a decrease in employee performance and retention in pay-for-performance systems, which measure performance using relative (i.e., peer-ranked) criteria rather than an absolute scale (see Figure 2 on page 5);
  • High performing employees tend to be most sensitive to negative pay-for- performance perceptions;
  • There are many signals embedded within HR policies and practices, which can influence employees’ perception of workplace uncertainty/inequity and impact their performance and turnover intentions ...


Rebranding Yourself For Success, Singapore Management University 2014 Singapore Management University

Rebranding Yourself For Success, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Work on a “new” you and let the world know about it.


Managers Need To Be Less Controlling, Singapore Management University 2014 Singapore Management University

Managers Need To Be Less Controlling, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Being so can motivate employees better than material incentives.


Hiring And Training Work-Study Students: A Case Study, Laura Manley, Robert P. Holley 2014 Wayne State University

Hiring And Training Work-Study Students: A Case Study, Laura Manley, Robert P. Holley

School of Library and Information Science Faculty Research Publications

This paper describes the implementation of a comprehensive hiring and training program for library work-study students designed to reduce the time spent on individual training. After staff reductions, Marygrove College Library in Detroit, Michigan turned to an underutilized resource--work-study students. Formerly, training these students took so much permanent staff time that the library questioned investing so much effort on a contingent work force. With the cuts, the library reconsidered the value of work-study employees and devised a hiring and training program to choose the best candidates for the position and to reduce the effort full-time staff spent training new workers.


Enhancing Your Credibility As A Professional: Things To Do - Things To Avoid, Aaron W. Hughey 2014 Western Kentucky University

Enhancing Your Credibility As A Professional: Things To Do - Things To Avoid, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Book Review: New Age Globalization: Meaning And Metaphor By Aqueil Ahmad, Susan H. Jespersen 2014 Walden University

Book Review: New Age Globalization: Meaning And Metaphor By Aqueil Ahmad, Susan H. Jespersen

The Journal of Social Change

New Age Globalization examines interdependent and interconnected global society in terms of its structure, including both functional and process characteristics, with an underlying concern for global consciousness resulting in global social change for human welfare. The theoretical framework provides for analysis of history, culture, economics, demographics, political systems, conflicts, knowledge, and religions of regions throughout the world. This is a well-researched book with information on complex topics for the global researcher, corporate planning executive, human resource manager, and educator, among others seeking to understand social and organizational systems in our global world.


The Nature And Influence Of Relationship On Success In A Virtual Work Environment, Carol Locher Ransone 2014 Antioch University

The Nature And Influence Of Relationship On Success In A Virtual Work Environment, Carol Locher Ransone

Dissertations & Theses

The evolution of technology in the 21st century has led to a greater understanding of the benefits and the challenges of expanding work relationships across geographical boundaries. This expansion has contributed to the development of a global society with over three million employee teleworkers (Global Workplace Analytics and the Telework Research Network, 2013). In spite of the advances in connecting across the globe technologically, the importance of successfully working together in a virtual work environment is grounded in relationships that foster individual growth and group cohesion. The human elements of connectivity are primary to the success of organizations as well ...


Switching Off The Auto Pilot, Singapore Management University 2014 Singapore Management University

Switching Off The Auto Pilot, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

A recent study uncovers the link between mindfulness and employee performance


Sticky It Workers: Discovering Why Information Technology Professionals Retain Their Employers, Phillip Michael Lewis 2014 George Fox University

Sticky It Workers: Discovering Why Information Technology Professionals Retain Their Employers, Phillip Michael Lewis

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

In the current business climate and social technologies expansion era, Information Technology (IT) workers are important organization contributors that connect organizations into today’s data-driven, highly social, and always-on global economy. Thus, organizations need IT workers. Unfortunately, as a class, IT workers have developed a reputation that includes short organization tenures. However, not all IT workers suffer this stigma, some IT workers stick with one organization for a long time. Discovering why these Sticky IT workers retain their employers provides insights and direction for organization leaders and architects to help them shape their organizations into those that IT workers choose ...


An Analysis Of Nontechnical Game Theory On Laboratory Sales Trainees In Saudi Arabia, Akram Abdul Cader 2014 Walden University

An Analysis Of Nontechnical Game Theory On Laboratory Sales Trainees In Saudi Arabia, Akram Abdul Cader

International Journal of Applied Management and Technology

The purpose of this case study was to analyze 6 months of training application in a nontechnical game theory setting. Three laboratory sales trainees were studied using training reports that logged their strategic decisions and the amount of sales they obtained from their clients. A pure strategy game theory analysis was conducted on the decisions by the sales trainees. Two types of strategies were derived from the study: (a) allocentric and (b) egocentric. The egocentric strategies yielded higher personal payoffs, while the allocentric strategies yielded higher organizational payoffs. Training intervention was withheld during the 6-month period in order to allow ...


Governing Knowledge For Development: Knowledge Clusters In Brunei Darussalam And Malaysia, Hans-Dieter Evers 2014 SelectedWorks

Governing Knowledge For Development: Knowledge Clusters In Brunei Darussalam And Malaysia, Hans-Dieter Evers

Hans-Dieter Evers

With the dwindling of natural resources, like oil and gas, even resource-rich countries like Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia have to re-adjust their development strategies. Governing knowledge for development (K4D) is seen as a way out of the dilemma of reduced revenues from natural resources. This paper analyses the attempts to create knowledge clusters as a strategy to move Brunei and Malaysia towards knowledge-based economies. Our study shows that several knowledge clusters have already been established in Peninsular Malaysia and are starting to emerge in Brunei Darussalam.

The paper is structured as follows: the first section explains the dangers of falling ...


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