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The pros and cons of personality testing in the workplace

The pros and cons of personality testing in the workplace Garett A. Eisenbraun Even a simple search of the Internet will reveal any number of “psychological experts” who are willing to assist an employer by assessing its employees or potential employees for a range of personality traits and aptitudes. The use of personality tests in […]

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Thinking like a watershed

Thinking like a watershed Michael M. Wenig Alberta’s fresh water supply has long posed a management challenge. Eighty percent of demand for the province’s fresh water is in the southern region, which accounts for only twenty percent of the province’s supply. However, ecological concerns, costs, and increasing industrial water demands in the north, have precluded […]

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Kids on death row. in the US and Canada

Kids on death row. in the US and Canada Teresa Mitchell Christopher Simmons was seventeen years old and still a junior in high school when he murdered a woman in the State of Missouri. Because he was seventeen, he was outside the jurisdiction of the juvenile court system and was tried as an adult. After […]

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courthouse design with its users in mind

The Calgary Courts Centre: courthouse design with its users in mind Bill Chomik [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Architects are rarely given the opportunity to challenge the status quo when designing institutional buildings, particularly justice facilities–the risks to the client group are typically deemed unacceptable. This, however, was not the case in the design of the much anticipated, […]