Debra Kraft

Debra Kraft

Debra Kraft writes fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Her non-fiction writing includes business, career and culture articles, technical manuals, policy and procedure documents and training materials. Debra studied liberal arts, the fine arts and teaching as a merit scholar at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, before 25+ years in automotive industry quality added technical and legal layers to her repertoire.

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Three Objectives of Ethics Training Programs - Woman

At some point, you may encounter a situation at work that makes you feel uncomfortable. Your ability to determine whether something is ethical becomes even more complex if your co-workers don’t ...

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Responsibilities of a Director of Strategy

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Quality System Coordinator Duties

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Quality system coordinators frequently work with auditors or perform audits.
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The Importance of Vendor Relationships During Projects - Woman

Launching a project can be both exciting and stressful. The excitement comes from the value the project is expected to provide; the stress, from uncertainty and risk. Many projects rely on vendors ...

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Coach vs. Mentor vs. Sponsor | Chron.com

Just like in the sports world, a good business coach can help you excel by observing how you perform specific tasks and offering constructive criticism for achieving better results. A mentor takes a ...

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Workplace Safety Trends | Everyday Life - Global Post

Workplace safety has come a long way since the introduction of the Industrial Age when profits took precedence over the well-being of employees. In today’s global market, profits and ...

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Careers for Degrees in Organizational Leadership - Woman

An organizational leadership degree prepares you to work in a wide range of management roles. You will generally focus on a specific area, such as human resources, finance or marketing, but the core ...

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Two Types of Communication Errors in the Workplace - Woman

Two of the biggest communication errors companies make are assuming communication has taken place, and assuming the message has gotten through. Saying something once does not qualify as ...

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What Does a PC Support Specialist's Job Involve? | Everyday Life ...

If you're interested in becoming a PC support specialist, be prepared to roll up your sleeves and get to know the inner workings of a computer. PC support specialists might work directly with ...

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Leadership Theories in the Workplace

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A leader'...

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How to Move Action Items Off of Meeting Minutes | Everyday Life ...

Meetings are a mainstay in business -- they prompt decisions and actions. The most productive meetings manage action items without taking time away from other important agenda topics. If actions ...

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Employee Listening Exercises

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Active listening ...

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Steps for Effective Multicultural Workplace Communication

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Multicultural teams succeed when they adjust to communication and cultural differences.
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What Is the Main Workplace Medical Problem? | Everyday Life ...

Workplace medical problems can vary significantly depending on the nature of the work being done and the conditions to which employees are subjected. One common thread, however, extends across all ...

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Characteristics of Effective Virtual Meetings | Everyday Life - Global ...

Meetings of all types, whether virtual or face-to-face, share common characteristics. Planning for virtual meetings, however, can be a bit more complex. It is particularly important for virtual ...