The more I think about what makes a job good, the more I see that perhaps the most critical link in building and sustaining job quality is the presence of a good manager.
People in under-represented groups are often disenfranchised and not brought along during moments of economic and societal transition.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. founded Industrial Relations Counselors, Inc., or IRC, in 1926. In 2015, the organization rebranded as Innovation Resources Center for Human Resources, or IRC4HR. (Read more about our history.) This section of our website presents a collection of IRC® white papers, research, and opinion pieces. While much
Originally published in IRConcepts Newsletter in Summer 2005, the following IRC® Research was conducted in 2004 to explore the impact of flexible working conditions on individual and organization performance. The topics of stress, wellbeing, and the role of technology suggest that the study findings might further inform post-pandemic conversations about remote
The United States is a land of immigrants. The liberal principles embodied in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution have enabled it to make Americans out of people from widely diverse places and cultures. Yet, from the nation’s founding, immigration has been a contentious issue, particularly when the newcomers
An IRC® Study Conducted by ORC Worldwide Global Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Practice The goal of Industrial Relations Counselors, Inc.’s study, Talent Management Processes for a Diverse Leadership Team, which was completed by ORC Worldwide, was to understand which talent management practices work best for uncovering high potential talent from
An IRC® study conducted by ORC Worldwide. Tighter fiscal control and more-limited compensation budgets are forcing HQ to increase its oversight, if not the outright control of local pay practices. However, there is no clear understanding of the specific local-national pay management approaches currently employed across an array of companies
When it comes to jobs, we can all do better by doing “good.”
It’s easy to see that quality of life often starts with a good job. But defining what constitutes a good job is complex. Can we say exactly what makes a job “good”?
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