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The Solution [electronic resource]

After realizing that the business she founded lacked women in key management roles, Hilary Devey set out a plan of action. In this program, Devey explores ways to create a more equitable male-to-female ratio in business. Traveling to Norway, where a quota system now requires companies to award 40% of board positions to women, she learns how change is implemented - and whether the new women board members are merely "tokens." Devey also assesses alternatives, such as changing the corporate culture, mentoring of female colleagues, and sharing childcare duties with one's spouse.
Online
2012
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Closing the Gender Gap [electronic resource]: Job Club

The pay gap between men and women has long been a fact of life, but the tide may be turning. This ABC News report finds that one group of women are doing better than others. Women under the age of 30 who are not married and have no children earn up to eight percent more than their male counterparts.
Online
2010
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Flex-Time Options [electronic resource]

In this ABC News report, Niloufar Molavi discusses the specifics involved in implementing flex-time in one of the Big Four accounting firms. From a compressed workweek to job-sharing and telecommuting, flex-time allows employees to meet the demand of their jobs and the needs of their families.
Online
2011
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Dealing With Dangers at Work [electronic resource]

Workplace violence has become all too familiar these days. In this ABC News report Susan Solovic explores ways employers can spot signs of trouble and employees can prepare for the worst case scenario.
Online
2012
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TOMS Shoe Founder on Small Business and Charity [electronic resource]

TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoski wanted to help underprivileged children have access to shoes. Instead of starting a not-for-profit, Mycoski started a for-profit corporation that donated one pair of shoes for every one purchased. This ABC News report discusses the program with Mycoski, as well as his book, Start Something that Matters.
Online
2011
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Whole Foods [electronic resource]: How Radical CEO Created Grocery Empire

Whole Foods has a reputation as a liberal elite utopia of organic and fair trade food, but the CEO of the company doesn't fit that profile. This ABC News report meets John Mackey, a portrait of contradictions. Mackey spent some time on a vegetarian co-op, but considers Obamacare fascist. He doesn't believe in human-caused global warming, but his stores strive for a low carbon footprint.
Online
2013
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Taking on the Boys' Club [electronic resource]: Women in the Workplace

This two-part ABC News program examines the workplace that emerged in the '90s - a workplace influenced by sexual discrimination law suits and the ensuing legislation that defines sexual harassment not only in quid pro quo terms , but also as fostering a "hostile environment." In the first segment, professional women discuss the discrimination they have encountered as doctors and lawyers and their legal struggles to overcome the "boys' club" mentality pervasive in many professions. In the second segment, issues of environment and appropriate behavior guidelines are discussed. Of particular interest is the military - a traditional bastion for men that is seeking to develop new rules that allow both men and women to work side-by-side, with stringent guidelines as to permissible interac [...]
Online
1998
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Greatest Customer Service Story Ever Told [electronic resource]

In this ABC News report, PR Powerhouse Peter Shankman discusses the importance of quality customer service in any business. Shankman shares his experience with Morton's Steakhouse. The renowned restaurant delivered a steak dinner to the airport, based on a tweet he sent out.
Online
2011
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Employer of Choice [electronic resource]

Some of the most successful companies around today are also great employers. This episode looks at what's needed to become an employer of choice in today's market, from recruiting the best people and offering development opportunities, to being family friendly by allowing flexible work arrangements. Creating a great work environment for your employees is the first step in running a successful business.
Online
2009
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Green and Giving [electronic resource]

Many companies are going "green" these days. This episode demonstrates how implementing green initiatives makes a difference at work. Suggestions include using target to achieve results, and how best to communicate and educate others on your commitment to change.
Online
2009
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The Cuban Missile Crisis [electronic resource]: A Case Study in Decision Making and Its Consequences

Management experts often point to America's role in the 1962 Cuban missile crisis as a prime example of productive group decision making. In 13 pressure-packed days, President Kennedy's Executive Committee debated and successfully crafted a response to the threat of Soviet-controlled nuclear weapons installed in Cuba, a mere 90 miles from the Florida coast. This video examines the leadership style, teamwork, and managerial processes that led to not just good choices but optimal ones. It combines archival film footage, interviews with firsthand participants such as Robert McNamara and Theodore Sorensen, and commentary from management and organizational experts to explore the challenges of high-level decision making. Specific topics include choosing team members, the role of the leader [...]
Online
1999
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Chilean Mine Rescue [electronic resource]: The Unstoppable Team-a Case Study in Group Decision Making

Although most corporate managers don't have to wrestle with life-or-death decisions, the key to a company's success lies in the same kind of teamwork and problem-solving that enabled the rescue of 33 trapped Chilean miners in 2010. This video uses that inherently dramatic event to outline and explain several core principles of effective management, communication, and team-building. Viewers learn the importance of clearly defining a common goal and rallying people around it by creating a vivid connection to a larger purpose; effectively reinforcing and articulating the vision to keep a team united and inspired; identifying and leveraging the skills and capabilities of team members; forging partnerships and alliances to expand capabilities; and staying open to new ideas, emerging leade [...]
Online
2012
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Ensuring a Respectful Workplace [electronic resource]

One of the most important steps in building a team is establishing trust, and you don't gain trust without respect. This episode examines the impact disrespect between team members. One team member is confronted about her racist and insensitive comments, while another overhears as she is ridiculed by others on the team. Disrespect can lead to a loss of trust that will be hard to regain.
Online
2012
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De-Cluttering the Office [electronic resource]

A disorganized workspace is the only way some people can be productive, while others need to have everything neat and tidy. This episode explores what happens when one team member decides that the office is so messy that it is becoming a safety issue. Some coworkers resist the massive clean up, but in the end everyone agrees that a clean office is not only safer, but can also increase productivity.
Online
2012
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Giving Managers Feedback [electronic resource]

Giving feedback on the management styles of your superior requires a great deal of tact; no one enjoys being criticized. This episode shows how the use of constructive criticism, while not pleasant, can be helpful to all involved in the process. One team member offers direct criticism of her bosses, who then allow the rest of the team to offer the same to her. Her assumption of being loved by her team is soon proven wrong. Not surprising is they are most critical of her communication style.
Online
2012
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Staying Motivated at Work [electronic resource]

Motivation of a team is difficult to achieve; different personalities require different tactics. In this episode, team leaders are tasked with achieving productivity increases. Different techniques are used to get the entire team to buy into that challenge.
Online
2012
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Listening Actively [electronic resource]

Listening is the most important and undervalued communication skill in business today. If you don't know or can't understand your coworkers or customers, you will never be able to meet their needs and expectations. In this episode, the team takes part in listening sessions, and finds their listening skills are lacking. One team member offers some facts about communication and listening, and they attempt to improve their empathic listening skills.
Online
2012
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Facing Social Media [electronic resource]

Social media is a part of everyday life, including your work life, with many companies establishing a presence on Facebook or Twitter. This episode looks at what happens when personal use of social media by employees becomes excessive. The introduction of the company's new social media policy defines inappropriate use, but that doesn't stop one employee from using a dating app in a meeting.
Online
2012
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Building Relationships [electronic resource]

With more than thirty percent of our lives spent working, relationships between coworkers are the largest part of our social lives. This episode begins with the team taking part in a speed socializing exercise meant to give insight into building long lasting relationships. After taking part in role-plays, everyone is judge on their 'relationship' skill level, and some awkward interactions lead to conflict in the group.
Online
2012
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Planning and Organizing [electronic resource]

The importance of strategic planning by management can not be overstated. It allows managers to set goals and measure the success of their team in meeting them. In this episode two managers discover that there is no plan in place for an upcoming conference, and that they are on different pages when it comes to dealing with the situation. After some initial finger pointing, they begin setting some goals and commence a short burst planning session.
Online
2012