Prosecutors said Friday that they have asked the court to issue an arrest warrant for a former employee of the South Korean company SK Chemicals charged with manufacturing and selling toxic raw materials for humidifier sterilizers.
There’s no doubt that social media has changed human behavior over the past decade. According to research, 81 percent of Americans have a social media profile, and two hours are spent on social media every day by the average person. While corporations aren’t using LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and the like to engage their employees, many are taking the features that make these social media companies so successful and adding them to their internal communications and learning platforms.
More than 80 percent of companies use award programs like ‘Employee of the Month’ and ‘Top Sales Club’ to motivate employees and increase performance. While the conventional wisdom is that such awards are cheap and can provide a subtle way to motivate employees, these programs might be reducing firms' overall productivity, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of California, Riverside.