Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

Entries Tagged as 'Work Life Balance'

Satisfaction does equal higher returns

January 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments · HR Management, Productivity, Work Life Balance · 3,533 views

A fairly common statement heard these days in organisations is “high employee satisfaction translates to higher earnings”. Gautam Gosh pointed me to a recent paper by Alex Edmans, a Finance Professor at Wharton which compares; stock returns of companies with high employee satisfaction and compares them to various benchmarks — the broader market, peer firms […]

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Too busy for balance?

January 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Work Life Balance · 3,329 views

Work life balance seems to be one of those things everyone is always searching for but no one really has, ok except for Markus Frind. There are never enough hours in my day to do everything I want or need to. Today I read a great post from Kenny Moore, who got me hooked with […]

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The life of being small

November 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Work Life Balance · 3,089 views

We all know that work life balance is important, so much as been written about it in all forms of media that I suspect we have almost become immune to the message. As a reminder Lee Lefever (CommonCraft) posted about a story we have all heard before. Small town fisherman gets told by a Harvard […]

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