News tagged with managers

Drying climate leads to push for water law reform

Despite the Water Corporation's heavy investment in desalination, groundwater replenishment and changes to groundwater management, important water law reforms are required to respond to pressure from climate change and population ...

Mar 28, 2014
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Managing renewables intelligently

Although more and more of our electrical energy is coming from sources where supply is variable – whether from wind turbines, solar parks or biomass facilities – grid structures, industry and private ...

Mar 25, 2014
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Fair bosses pay a price

Bosses who are fair make their workers happier and their companies more productive, but in the end may be burning themselves out.

Mar 24, 2014
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When air quality governs traffic management

Poor air quality costs Europe more than €700 million per year, in health expenditures and loss of economic performance, according to official EU sources. To tackle such major issue, the EU-funded MACC-II ...

Mar 21, 2014
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Lose yourself to dance, know yourself better

Could managers gain a new kind of understanding about their interaction with colleagues and employees by 'dancing'? That's the question arising from new research published this month in the International Journal of Work Or ...

Mar 07, 2014
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Smart grid for electric vehicle fleet

Being able to charge up to 30 electric cars at once requires some ingenious energy management. Researchers are incorporating a mix of renewables into the design of a smart grid for Germany's largest charging ...

Mar 05, 2014
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