Articles By Daintry Duffy

Putting an end to violence

Putting an end to violence

After a tragic incident, you almost always hear the same reactions from the neighbours. "He was a bit strange, but...

February 3rd, 2004 Daintry Duffy
Screening applicants with personality testing

Screening applicants with personality testing

Dr. Michael McIntyre is an industrial psychologist at the University of Tennessee's College of Business Administration, where he specializes in...

February 3rd, 2004 Daintry Duffy
You lookin’ for trouble?

You lookin’ for trouble?

No company is completely impervious to troubled employees, but workplace violence experts agree that companies could be doing a much...

February 3rd, 2004 Daintry Duffy
What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

In the early 1990s, Mir Aimal Kansi, a known terrorist, was issued a visa and entered the United States from...

January 13th, 2004 Daintry Duffy
He said, she said

He said, she said

The FBI defines workplace violence as any action that may threaten the safety of an employee, impact his physical or...

January 12th, 2004 Daintry Duffy
Making sure your defences keep pace

Making sure your defences keep pace

Unless you own a car dealership or hold an executive position with Amazon.com, you're probably going with "B," right? Ah,...

December 31st, 2003 Daintry Duffy
Running through a disaster recovery drill

Running through a disaster recovery drill

It's 5:30 a.m., and the top executives and their staff of United Services Automobile Association (USAA) are summoned to company...

March 31st, 2003 Daintry Duffy
Liar, liar

Liar, liar

Polygraph testing may be an effective plot device in spy movies, but a recent report issued by the National Research...

January 12th, 2003 Daintry Duffy
Why do intranets fail?

Why do intranets fail?

When Hewlett-Packard Co.'s executive committee decided in June to ask all employees to take a voluntary payroll reduction, the decision...

November 5th, 2001 Daintry Duffy
Power the Web

Power the Web

Enron Corp. launched its online energy marketplace in November 1999. Still, many long-time customers were wary of the change. "I...

October 1st, 2001 Daintry Duffy