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    In the first part to this article (published in issue 131) I cited Keith Hammonds’ feature in Fast Company Magazine entitled: “Why We Hate HR”.

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    You can have as many fine HR initiatives as you like, but if you can’t sell them to your line managers, they’re not worth the paper they’re written on. Teresa Russell talks with a senior HR manager and a national sales manager about the key elements of a successful HR strategy rollout

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    The business of education is a serious one for an increasing number of Australian law firms. But just how do the teams of people organising CLE for a firm’s lawyers keep control of quality, quantity and partner involvement? Kate Gibbs and Clare Buttner report

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    Succession planning is considered necessary for every organisation from the family farm through to Fortune 500 companies. Teresa Russell talks to two organisations that operate at different ends of the spectrum. Both are doing what is within their powers (and budget) to identify, develop and retain future leaders - with a special emphasis on women

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