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May 2004 

5/1/2004   

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HR MAGAZINE May 2004
Vol. 49, No. 5
Table of Contents

COVER STORIES
Shedding Light on Knowledge Management. Knowledge management systems that rely too heavily on technology and don't account for human nature won't be worth the significant investment.
Pamela Babcock

Protecting Trade Secrets. Developing information that gives your business a competitive advantage won't do much good unless you take the proper steps to keep it secret.
Michael Barrier

RELOCATION
Words To Move By. Good communication can ease employees relocation stress and even prevent lawsuits.
Martha Frase-Blunt

SPECIAL REPORT ON COMPENSATION
Merging Compensation Strategies. HR should get involved early in blending compensation strategies during M&As.
Susan J. Wells

On-the-Spot Incentives. Add spot bonuses to your rewards program to help keep employeesand to keep morale up.
Chris Taylor

HR AGENDA: TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
The Boss Makes the Weather . Make the business case for providing manager-employee relationship training.
Kathryn Tyler

HR AGENDA: EMPLOYMENT & STAFFING
The Truth About Lies. A reminder about the prevalence of job applicants lies may help interviewers gain healthy skepticism.
Joey George and Kent Marett

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

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