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Loyal employees often make more money - Futurity

Loyal employees often make more money - Futurity | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
MICHIGAN STATE (US) — A loyal workforce can boost a firm’s bottom line. Now a new study finds employees who … Continued
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motivating employees- "The findings have implications in the global economy.  -   Western-based companies looking to set up shop in countries such as Azerbaijan or Russia, for example, need to know how to train their managers to motivate workers. Knowing which strategies promote loyalty is crucial.   -   “If Western managers come in and start offering them praise, telling them they’re doing a great job and so on, it might not have that big of an effect,” Linz says. “Managers might have more success by offering the workers a chance to learn new skills, which can contribute to their sense of better job security or desire for more job autonomy, all of which were positively linked to loyalty in our study."

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IDG Connect – Dan Swinhoe (Global) - Growth of Professional Jobs in Emerging Markets

IDG Connect – Dan Swinhoe (Global) - Growth of Professional Jobs in Emerging Markets | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
Where have all the professional jobs gone? To Africa it seems, and other emerging markets. Dan Swinhoe investigates.
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Includes - Antal International's employment survey

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CONVERSABLE ECONOMIST: Global Urbanization and the ...

"Urbanization matters. In the past two decades, developing countries have urbanized rapidly, with the number of people living in urban settlements rising from about 1.5 billion in 1990 to 3.6 billion (more than half of the world's ...
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URBANIZATION - "Slums are the urban face of poverty and emerge when cities are unable to meet the demand for basic services and to supply the expected jobs. A likely 1 billion people live in urban slums in developing countries, and their numbers are projected to grow by nearly 500 million between now and 2020. Slums are growing the fastest in Sub-Saharan Africa, southeastern Asia, and western Asia. Currently, 62 percent of Africa’s urban population lives in slums. ...Those in slums lack ownership of property, or even  clearly legal rentals; poor services of many kinds; informal employment only, lack of access to credit and services."

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