- Where HR meets risk management
A number of years ago I interviewed Stephen Cooper, who was the interim CEO for Enron in the wake of its spectacular collapse in 2001
- Building the business case for HR investments
Organisations are constantly seeking to improve their return on investment in people and increase their profitability. Les Pickett shares some practical guidelines to help HR professionals prepare a business case for human capital investments
- Headhunt, train and demand accountability
It has been an exciting time on Wall Street to say the least. The US government conducted rescue operations to bail out AIG, Bear Stearns, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Lehman Brothers was allowed to crumble and Merrill Lynch was sold to Bank of America. Leadership has failed Wall Street, and some would argue Wall Street has failed the world’s financial system.
- Defining tomorrow’s leader
Leaders of tomorrow’s global companies will have a very different mindset from those of today, writes Craig Donaldson
- The ethical battles of HR
A new lucrative project in your company has commenced and the CEO approaches you, the HR director, with the task of helping to lower labour costs.
- Why HR isn’t asked for HR advice
HR will never be able to contribute as it should to the success of an organisation unless HR professionals have broader business experience, writes David Creelman