Month: April 2010

Giving Brings Out The Best In People

I recently climbed into a bloodmobile to donate a pint of blood.  As I looked around, everyone there was either about to be stuck with a large needle, in the process of being stuck, having blood withdrawn or having a needle removed from their arm.  To someone who has never donated blood, this may sound…

Electronically Monitoring Employees’ Behavior At Work Sends The Wrong Message

A recent article in USA Today revealed the lengths to which some companies go to electronically monitor their employees’ behavior at work.  Some not only monitor their emails, social network and internet use, but their location and physical activity as well.  The article stated that the primary reason for the monitoring was to increase productivity…