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Project management change path 2020 to 2025

26 June 2019 / 9:00 Smart phones dependent lives, thinking machines replacing humans at the workplaces, social media-based societies and fast-paced technological penetration in day-to-day living are just the tip of the iceberg examples of irreversible changes that human civilization is going through currently.  These changes are redefining behaviors and professional norms. Like other professions, […]

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MSHA Extends Deadline for Grant Applications to June 28

MSHA Extends Deadline for Grant Applications to June 28 The Brookwood-Sago grants will help recipients develop training materials, provide mine safety training or educational programs, recruit mine operators and miners for the training, and conduct and evaluate the training. MSHA has indicated it will give special emphasis to programs and materials that target miners at […]

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Nominations Due June 28 for ANSI 2019 Leadership and Service Awards

Nominations Due June 28 for ANSI 2019 Leadership and Service Awards “ANSI’s annual awards program is a tribute to the dedicated professionals who make up the diverse U.S. standardization community, and we are pleased to expand that recognition to workforce development and conformity assessment activities with the new awards,” said S. Joe Bhatia, ANSI president […]

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Do we need to consider a »Theory Z« for millennials?

21 June 2019 / 9:00 In 1960, Douglas McGregor published his famous book “The Human Side of Enterprise”, which had a significant impact on the way we see organisations, management and human engagement in enterprises. In this book, Douglas McGregor identified an approach of creating environments within which employees are motivated via authoritative direction and […]

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NTSB Calls for Fire Suppression Systems in School Buses

NTSB Calls for Fire Suppression Systems in School Buses The safety board’s report on a 2017 school bus fire that killed a 74-year-old school bus driver and a 16-year-old student passenger near Oakland, Iowa, includes recommendations concerning safety equipment on school buses, physical performance tests for school bus drivers, and a recommendation that the state […]

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Michigan Counts 202 Active Medical Marijuana Licenses

Michigan Counts 202 Active Medical Marijuana Licenses The Marijuana Regulatory Agency held its first public meeting June 13 in Lansing, with agency leaders and managers presenting reports and discussing their operations. Executive Director Andrew Brisbo announced that the next three scheduled public meetings of the agency will coincide with work groups and will be held […]