Robert L. Fink

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FDDI (Fiber Distributed Data Interface) is a 100 Mbit/sec local area network (LAN) based on a token ring protocol operating over an optical fiber medium. Though not a metropolitan area network (MAN), FDDI can operate over distances normally considered as the province of MANs. With the addition of FDDI-II capabilities, and the newly defined mapping for FDDI(More)
Most healthcare organizations are currently or will shortly be composed of a multicultural and multilingual workforce. In attempting to manage such diverse workforces. English-only work rules may be necessary to ensure effective communication among workers. However, care must be taken to insure that the employees' rights to free speech and a harassment-free(More)
Sexual harassment is not new to the health care industry. What is new is that recent media attention has heightened awareness that sexual harassment is illegal. This fact, coupled with the substantial liability that employers may incur if they fail to control sexual harassment, mandates the need for outlining the major issues relative to sexual harassment(More)
The following are three lists to be used for distribution of Network documents. List A should be used by sites when they distribute their own documents, to get RFC's to Liaisons as quickly as possible. All but local mail should be sent Air Mail. Lists B and C will be used by NIC in making distribution of copies to non-site Network Participants and to(More)
Health and social service organizations in the United States are experiencing decline in financial resources. Little is known about the management of such decline. Forty-three executives of health and human service organizations were interviewed to study their experience with cutback management. The political strategies used by the executives to cope with(More)
Two recent National Labor Relations Board decisions, Electromation and DuPont, may very well be used to declare many health care organizations' employee empowerment and participation programs (including TQM and CQI groups) in violation of U.S. labor laws. This article provides a detailed explanation of the NLRB's two-part inquiry that will now be used to(More)
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