WORKING Tuesday, November 27, 2007; Page D02 Shutting Down the Party

The party’s over at some workplaces this season, according to the office-party watchers at Battalia Winston, which for 19 years has asked employers about their plans for holiday hoopla.

About 85 percent of the 104 workplaces in the survey have scheduled staff celebrations. That’s down nine percentage …


Changes in Corporate Holiday Parties May Help Save Money … and Careers

About 85% of employers plan to have an employee year end party, but 15% say that inappropriate employee behavior at holiday parties in the past has impacted an individual’s career growth in the company. This, according to findings from the 2007 Battalia Winston Annual Survey of Corporate Holiday Celebrations. …


More or fewer party hats this holiday season?

Are worries about the U.S. economy spreading to party planners? …

…A survey of 104 U.S. businesses found that 85 per cent will conduct a holiday celebration. That figure, however, was down 9 per cent from a year earlier, representing the third-lowest percentage of companies partying in the 19 years of the …


MARKET MOVERS Holiday Party Datapoint of the Day

Battalia Winston runs its annual survey:

85 percent of businesses will be conducting some type of holiday celebration this year, a nine percent decrease from 2006… In addition, while a majority (54%) of parties will be evening events and 70 percent of companies will be serving alcohol, these findings represent a 20 percent …