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  • HR’s role in driving a high-performance culture by

    The HR profession has been on the receiving end of criticism and outright bashing over the past few years. But, as Libby Sartain writes, a proven method for elevating the HR role is for HR to become the change agent for creating a high-performance culture

  • The practice of human capital management by

    Human capital management provides solid evidence about how much a HR strategy is actually worth in terms of market value. Paul Kearns looks at the business case for measuring your ‘number one asset’ and how it can be achieved

  • Inside age diversity at Deutsche Bank by

    The ageing workforce and coming labour shortage is an issue for organisations around the world. Deutsche Bank’s diversity manager Ute Drewniak looks at how the bank has tackled the issue in Germany

  • Emotional Intelligence: a bright idea or bogus fad? by

    Emotional Intelligence (EI) is hotly debated in academic literature. It has won some great fans in the corporate world, as well as attracting its fair share of sceptics. Teresa Russell looks at the practical application of EI and exposes some of the common pitfalls

  • Grow your own leaders by

    Recent research confirms what many HR professionals have known for years. Employees with strong leaders are significantly more productive than those with weak leaders. Teresa Russell talks to three companies that have invested heavily in leadership development programs and discovers some of the benefits and problems associated with growing your own leaders

  • Standing up against spam by

    Junk email isn’t just a problem for individual users – the sheer volume of spam now poses a challenge for businesses that extends far beyond the IT department. Angus Kidman looks at how spam can impact upon productivity and business performance, and what HR can do to fight back

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