Workplace culture

November 10, 2017 - 4:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — Kobe Steel is pointing to a zealous pursuit of profit, unrealistic targets and an insular corporate culture as the causes of massive faked inspection data at the Japanese metals maker. The company released a 27-page report Friday of its findings on what led to the scandal and measures...
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Ivanka Trump, the daughter and advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, delivers a speech at World Assembly for Women: WAW! 2017 conference in Tokyo Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)
November 02, 2017 - 9:39 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Ivanka Trump says at a Tokyo conference on women's advancement that harassment of women in the workplace cannot be tolerated. The U.S. president's daughter and adviser spoke Friday at the World Assembly for Women amid growing attention to sexual harassment of women in Hollywood and...
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Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless escorts in Arron Lee Lawson after he was captured on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Ironton, Ohio. Lawson has been arrested on three counts of murder and one count of aggravated murder.(Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)
October 14, 2017 - 4:28 pm
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who survived a knife attack after his wife, son and in-laws were fatally shot in southern Ohio said he rushed home from work after hearing screams and a gunshot during a phone call with his mother-in-law. Todd Holston, 29, described his experiences Saturday in an...
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FILE- In this June 12, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Zinke said Monday, Sept. 25, that nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and Trump, adding that he is working to change the department's regulatory culture to be more business friendly. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
September 25, 2017 - 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday that nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and President Donald Trump, adding that he is working to change the department's regulatory culture to be more business friendly. Zinke, a former Navy SEAL, said he...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:09 am
LONDON (AP) — British police are still holding two suspects in custody over the London subway blast as commuters head to work Monday in the first morning rush hour since the attack. Authorities have reduced the terror threat level from "critical" to "severe," indicating another attack is highly...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:21 am
LONDON (AP) — British police are still holding two suspects in custody over the London subway blast as commuters head to work Monday in the first morning rush hour since the attack. Authorities have reduced the terror threat level from "critical" to "severe," indicating another attack is highly...
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September 18, 2017 - 2:35 am
LONDON (AP) — British police are still holding two suspects in custody over the London subway blast as commuters head to work Monday in the first morning rush hour since the attack. Authorities have reduced the terror threat level from "critical" to "severe," meaning they no longer believe another...
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In this Aug. 2, 2017, photo, Nissan Motor Co. factory workers check engines on an assembly line at its plant in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Aiming to get an edge on its rivals in an intensely competitive industry, Japanese automaker Nissan says it’s attempting to foster a corporate culture that will produce manufacturing innovations in leaps and bounds instead of steady incremental improvement. Its discussion of that effort is partly a swipe at bigger competitor Toyota Motor Corp. which for decades has favored the concept of “kaizen” or fine tuning and bit-by-bit progress in auto manufacturing. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
September 11, 2017 - 10:09 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Aiming to get an edge in a competitive industry, Japanese automaker Nissan is attempting to foster a corporate culture that will produce manufacturing innovations in leaps and bounds instead of steady increments. Its discussion of that effort is partly a swipe at bigger...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017, file photo, Vilem Prochazka, an employee of Boston-based software company KangoGift, poses for a photo while sitting at his computer at his home in Kolin, Czech Republic. For small businesses that don’t need employees onsite, high-speed internet, communication apps and video conferencing make it easier to hire people located virtually anywhere. But forming relationships with remote workers may be more challenging. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
August 31, 2017 - 9:37 am
More people are trading in commutes and cubicles for couches and coffee shops: As of 2016, 43 percent of employees worked remotely at least part of the time, up from 39 percent in 2012, according to Gallup's State of the American Workplace report. For small businesses that don't need employees...
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July 29, 2017 - 10:22 am
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan on Saturday banned most residents in its major cities from using their cars for a day in a bid to promote cycling and a healthy lifestyle. Residents of the capital, Ashgabat, and regional cities were told not to use their...
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