Evidence shows that good physical condition, good mental health, and an absence of chronic illness correlate to low injury rates. Programs aimed at prevention, early detection, and managing conditions also improve safety. However, a growing body of research has found that companies that integrate health, wellness, safety, and benefits in a holistic approach can improve health, decrease injuries, and improve productivity by building a culture of workforce resilience.
Our New Orleans conference attracted 30 executives. This meeting marked the first time I scheduled seven rather than the usual eight formal presentations. The reason was that we had consistently run out of time to exhaust all roundtable topics.
Buoyed by similar events in the past, the Treasury Council will convene a short regional meeting in Elmhurst, Illinois on June 23. Hosted by the Chamberlain Group and fronted by its treasurer, Colleen O'Connor, the four-hour mini-conference will zero in on topics du jour supplied by attendees.
Much of the conventional wisdom about the millennial workforce is wrong, particularly surrounding attitudes, values, and career goals. As strategy expert Mark Thompson recently told the CEO Council, companies are missing opportunities to harness the generational differences that matter because of well-entrenched hierarchical management structures.
A member of the Information Systems Management Council requested a MAPI survey on if and how ERP and SAP team members were compensated and if there were incentives included. The results of this short survey are now available. Over a third of 21 responding companies (38%) award ERP team members t
While not a megaphone, companies are issuing travel notices to inform employees about the Zika virus. In a recent MAPI survey, nearly one-third of companies have issued a global notice to cease travel to Latin America.
Perhaps surprisingly, a full 15% of companies in a recent MAPI survey state they do NOT conduct any post-accident drug and alcohol testing. For the 40% of companies who always test post-accident, 44% test immediately after the accident occurs, with 61% conducting the test off-site.