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  • Line managers: HR business partners ineffective by

    There have been a variety of names for HR practitioners over the years. One of the more recent ones is “HR business partner”, which was first championed by HR guru Dave Ulrich in 1997 as the way forward for the HR profession. The term HR business partner implies that HR practitioners proactively work with line managers at all levels of the business they work in

  • Diversity at HSBC by

    At HSBC we’ve worked hard to encourage equal opportunities in the workplace and it’s been an interesting learning curve – on a local and a global level – and one where we’ve been driven to think beyond our typical banking boundaries

  • Talent management in Coca-Cola: the fizz from within by

    Forced to recruit marketing expertise externally, drinks giant Coca-Cola set about ensuring it had a flow of internal talent ready to step up. The UK’s Nick Martindale reports

  • Keeping your best and brightest by

    According to a recent survey, 61 per cent of Australian employers are having difficulty finding the right people to fill jobs – a dramatic increase compared to 2006. Teresa Russell looks at how organisations are making retention a strategic imperative in practice

  • CK Prahalad: the practical visionary by

    With his groundbreaking work on core competencies, modern strategy and tapping markets among the world’s poorest consumers, CK Prahalad has proven time and again that if there is a successor to Peter Drucker, he is it. I had a chance to speak with Professor Prahalad in early February and was inspired to write this account of the interview

  • Safety first by

    You can talk “safety” till you’re blue in the face, but until every person in your organisation lives and breathes a culture of safety, yours will be a high-risk workplace. Teresa Russell examines how organisations can save money and lives in their pursuit of a safe workplace

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