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From Collective Guilt to Common Ground - PA TIMES Online | PA TIMES Online
From Collective Guilt to Common Ground - PA TIMES Online | PA TIMES Online
Today the often-heard expression, “Diversity, equity and inclusion,” seems to have achieved the status of a ubiquitous workplace mantra. This phrase is being used as a well-meaning guide for business and government leaders to advance organizational and even societal transformation. However, such efforts at systemic reform are doomed to fall short if they inadvertently sow the seeds of division and discord among people rather than engage them in authentic dialogue and collaborative action.
·patimes.org·
From Collective Guilt to Common Ground - PA TIMES Online | PA TIMES Online
Washington court asked to change public land focus | Rural Life | capitalpress.com
Washington court asked to change public land focus | Rural Life | capitalpress.com
The Washington Supreme Court has been invited to change how the Department of Natural Resources manages state lands, deemphasizing logging and elevating recreation, wildlife and climate. In a case to be heard Oct. 21, Conservation Northwest and other environmental groups contend DNR acts "like a private timber company," ignoring a constitutional duty to manage land for "all the people."
·capitalpress.com·
Washington court asked to change public land focus | Rural Life | capitalpress.com
Washington's first-in-the-nation long-term care program starts in January, with opt-out deadline soon | Local News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene and the Inland Northwest
Washington's first-in-the-nation long-term care program starts in January, with opt-out deadline soon | Local News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene and the Inland Northwest
·inlander.com·
Washington's first-in-the-nation long-term care program starts in January, with opt-out deadline soon | Local News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene and the Inland Northwest
Returning to work through the eyes of Maslow
Returning to work through the eyes of Maslow
In a similar sense, employee engagement is less at the lower tiers and increases as we move towards the top. So, if we identify and address employee needs, we can improve engagement and retention.
·management-issues.com·
Returning to work through the eyes of Maslow
Some Questions Benefit from Group Discussion. Others Don’t.
Some Questions Benefit from Group Discussion. Others Don’t.
But when it comes to yes/no decisions, we found that group deliberation actually reduced the likelihood of making the correct choice. In other words, even when deliberation produces more accurate estimates, if the group then votes on the simple yes-or-no decisions related to those questions — i.e., Will this product launch on time?, Will we overrun our budget?, or Will this candidate meet our standards? — they are actually less likely to make the correct decision.
·hbr.org·
Some Questions Benefit from Group Discussion. Others Don’t.