The Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine released a best management practices handbook focusing on four areas: communication, performance, professional development, and work satisfaction. The twenty-four pages consist of strategies top managers at those institutions use. The Resource, the Office of Human Resources’ newspaper, reports about the effort to create the publication [...]
Archive for November 30th, 2004
"Delivering the News with Blogs: the Georgia State University Library Experience" examines the Georgia State University Library’s use of weblogs to share news. The first twelve pages of the thirty-one page .pdf file gives a history of weblogs and explores the use of newsletters by libraries. Then, the paper traces the history of the weblogs, [...]
Sabrina Pacifici’s 28-slide PowerPoint presentation about corporate blogging provides a look at the trend, some reasons why corporations should allow blogging, and a number of screenshots of fabulous resources and sample weblogs. Selected links from her presentation: What is it about Weblogs? gives a basic introduction to the format and why it’s useful. The Blogging [...]
The word "blog" is one of the most popular words people researched using Merriam-Webster’s online tools, according to a list they released. Other popular words include terms related to the election, weather, and bicycle racing. Addendum 12/2: The Accordion Guy writes about what might be the first use of the word in a comic book.