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Redefining corporate sabbaticals for the 1990s

Helen Axel

Redefining corporate sabbaticals for the 1990s

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Published by Conference Board in New York, NY .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sabbatical leave -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by Helen Axel].
      SeriesConference Board report ;, no. 1005
      LC ClassificationsHD5257.3.U6 A95 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1503529M
      ISBN 10082370453X
      LC Control Number93182801

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Define sabbatical. sabbatical synonyms, sabbatical pronunciation, sabbatical translation, English dictionary definition of sabbatical. also sabbatic adj. Relating to a sabbatical year. -- NPR's David Molpus reports that a growing number of American companies offer employees sabbaticals occasional, extended leaves.

Believers claim that employers who. Rita Foley, cofounder and co-author of Reboot Your Life, along with Cathy Allen, Nancy Bearg and Jaye Smith, has taken three sabbaticals.

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Even if you stay very active during your sabbatical, the fact that you are not performing daily office tasks encourages you to relax. The result is an invigorated, more productive “you” upon. "One of the qualities that the firm is trying to get into the minds of employees is sustainability," said Deborah Homes, E&Y Americas Director of Corporate Responsibility.

"This is a genuinely global mindset." Another company that has embraced the idea of using environment missions to steer strategy is financial services firm HSBC.Rules for Radical Sabbaticals Fast Company, October Advice on how to take that break.

Sabbaticals Can Be The Pause That Refreshes The Wall Street Journal Online, August 4, Sabbaticals became more common during the s dot-com boom, when many employers were tripping over one another to woo and keep talent.