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March 2003

   3/1/2003
 

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HR Magazine - March 2003
Vol. 48, No. 3
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Putting HR in Rotation Both formal and informal rotation programs can help you develop new business tools and take them out for a spin. Robert J. Grossman

HEALTH CARE
Structuring a New Health Plan Providing a defined contribution health plan for employees requires more than simply picking a plan off the shelf. Annmarie Geddes Lipold

DIVERSITY
Equality’s Latest Frontier It can make good business sense to have nondiscrimination policies for employees with nontraditional gender identities. Diane Cadrain

PROFILE
A Model Retirement A former SHRM board chair finds a prominent soapbox from which to promote retirement security as the new head of AARP. Steve Bates

CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Raising the Bar
Are you savvy enough to be an HR generalist? Martha Frase-Blunt

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Getting Feedback You Can Depend On What you ask and how you ask it can affect employee survey results. Charlotte Garvey

AGENDA: TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Toning Up Communications Train your employees to write well to protect your company’s credibility and effectiveness. Kathryn Tyler

AGENDA: GLOBAL HR MANAGEMENT
Changes Afoot in EU Pension Regulations A recent European Court of Justice ruling has implications for HR in global companies. Robert O’Connor

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

    From The President Strategic HR Means Translating Plans into Action Susan Meisinger
    From The Editors HR rotation; defined contributions; gender identity Adrienne Fox; Terence F. Shea
    HR Solutions Overtime Rates, COBRA Alternatives Linda K. Anguish; Shari Lau
    Management Tools Speaking of Pay Terry Satterfield
    Legal Trends Skating Through the Minefield Jathan W. Janove
    Future Focus Diversity In Depth Todd Campbell
    Executive Briefing Different outlooks from CEOs, consumers; employers still carry bulk of health care burden; what was that great idea?; more.
    Letters Ombuds’ role in illegal claims; pay not a motivating factor; ADD ‘preposterous’; more.
    HR Technology Are You Ready for Biometrics?
    Court Report Exclusion of infertility benefits not biased; person with ‘substantial influence’ held liable; more.
    Inside SHRM Global Forum preview; new global HR certification; SHRM calendar.
     Bookshelf Creativity at Work; more
    What’s New New 401(k) communication tool; improving 360-degree feedback; more.

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