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How AI Can Help Us Concentrate At Work

The Horizons Tracker

This rupture presents facilities staff with a fantastic opportunity to refashion the workplace away from the cost center of old, and towards something altogether more supportive of a productive workforce.

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How Companies Can Better Work With Startups

The Horizons Tracker

Ensure there is an independent cost center. Involve a sponsor from the parent company’s executive committee in decision making. Consider increasing the time span of reporting cycles. Evaluate your autonomy and integration capabilities before choosing the location.

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Stay Focused During Meetings: Best Practices to Incorporate

Chart Your Course

To get the most out of this substantial cost center, employees and employers need to maximize attention and retention at every meeting. Americans have more than one billion meetings per year. At around $338 in staff salaries for each meeting, this amounts to a huge amount of money spent each year on meetings.

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Leadership Caffeine Podcast-Bob Lucas on Customer Service

Management Excellence

For managers and executives, customer service is either a golden opportunity or, as some seem to treat it…a cost center. For managers and executives, customer service is either a golden opportunity or, as some seem to treat it…a cost center.

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How Corporates Can Best Engage With Startups

The Horizons Tracker

Ensure there is an independent cost center. Involve a sponsor from the parent company’s executive committee in decision making. Consider increasing the time span of reporting cycles. Evaluate your autonomy and integration capabilities before choosing the location.

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Future of HR: The Transition to Performance Advisor

LDRLB

HR is an enigmatic profession, as the authors write, “the sad reality is—even in today’s enlightened age of recognizing the value of people to the business—too many top executives still view HR as a non-strategic cost center instead of a core, profit-contributing function.”

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Complimentary Resource – Emerging Trends in Project Management

Strategy Driven

Among the trends are an increased emphasis on project management soft skills, the Project Management Office (PMO) being viewed as a potential profit center (vs. a cost center), sustainability aggressively planned into projects, and an increased emphasis on corporate social responsibility.

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