- Manage the matrix
Leaders who can manage horizontally and across functions are typical of the world’s most admired companies.
- Lessons from Great Depression
Innovation, early cost-cutting and investment in R&D are three common strategies of companies which emerged strongly from the Great Depression and from which companies can learn today.
- Dispute skills needs met by new course
HR PROFESSIONALS may soon have access to a host of new skills after the University of NSW launched an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) masters program for both lawyers and non-lawyers alike.
- Green shoots in the Australian market – but caution urged
Whispers of an economic recovery are creeping into the media but experts are urging caution over premature optimism. Sarah O’Carroll reports
- The impact of this Great Recession on the US workforce
It would appear that even in the best-case scenario, many workers will jump ship as soon as the job market rebounds – particularly in organisations that suspend good talent management practices during the recession, writes Allan Schweyer
- Honesty the best policy
Businesses recruiting during the downturn need to careful to avoid exposing themselves to legal claims by employees of misrepresentation by omission.