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  • The business benefits of culture by

    Culture has traditionally been seen as one of those warm and fuzzy things that falls under the domain of HR. This is often because executives and management are happy to relegate the responsibility of culture change to the too hard basket, and are not willing to engage with their people in a real and meaningful way. However, there are an increasing number of executives that are putting culture on their agenda

  • Talent management and corporate social investment by

    Milton Friedman said, “The only social responsibility of business is to increase its profits”. On the other hand, Michael Porter said, “CSR has emerged as an inescapable priority for business leaders in every country.”

  • Navigating the M&A minefield by

    Two things never change about M&A deals. First, a large number will fail to deliver what the architects of the deal promised and second, that many people will lose their jobs when companies combine. Scott Moeller looks at the realities of M&As and examines some options for HR

  • How to optimise employee emotions by

    Emotions play an important role in an organisation’s ability – or inability – to compete successfully, writes David Lee. By following some simple ground rules managers can develop a positive relationship with employees and harness their emotions for maximum impact on the job

  • Making the most of online recruitment by

    The internet is now a widely used element of recruiting, but getting effective results requires more than just placing a standard job advertisement on a popular site and hoping for the best. Angus Kidman looks at how to make online recruiting more effective and tactics that can help improve outcomes

  • Measuring wellness at work by

    Longer work hours, the ageing workforce and increasing health care costs are seeing an increase in the number of wellness at work programs. Robyn Short examines how two companies are chalking up effective outcomes in their health and wellbeing programs

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