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January 2007

   1/1/2007
 

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HR MAGAZINE · January 2007
Vol. 52, No. 1
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
HR and the Board. More-active corporate boards are seeking more data and input from HR. Here’s how to respond.
Robert J. Grossman

SAFETY
Making Safety Job No. 1. Effective safety training can teach employees in manufacturing workplaces how to stay out of harm’s way.
Nancy Hatch Woodward

INTERVIEW
The Spirit of Enterprising HR. SHRM’s board chair for the next two years aims to raise the threshold of energy and creativity in HR.
Terence F. Shea

TECHNOLOGY
Avoiding the Perils of Electronic Data. What you don’t know about managing and preserving electronic data could hurt your business.
Bill Roberts

BENEFITS
Lights out for a 401(k) Plan. Know your regulatory, communication and notification duties for shutting down a 401(k) plan.
Joanne Sammer

EMPLOYMENT & STAFFING
Call Centers Come Home. To reap the potential benefits of using home-based call center workers, employers must look carefully at such issues as selection, training and compensation.
Martha Frase-Blunt

HR AGENDA: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Give Us Your Sick. By providing care for mildly ill children, sick-child care centers help two-income families and their employers.
Kathy Gurchiek (Members Only)

HR AGENDA: TRAINING
Acting Out. Some employers are using theater-based training to hone their employees’ skills and enhance creativity and team building.
Jean Thilmany (Members Only)

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS(Members Only)

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