HR Strategy

  • Partnering with business managers: a how-to guide by

    HR professionals are often accused of not having a grasp on business essentials, and as a result, suffer from a lack of credibility amongst their business peers. Craig Donaldson looks at how HR professionals can overcome this, the pitfalls of the process, and examines the role of HR in business partnering

  • 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

  • The role of leadership during downsizing by

    Downsizing has become a popular tool for many CEOs over recent decades, however it comes with a heavy price. Franco Gandolfi examines the critical role that leaders are likely to play during the process of downsizing, and looks at the impacts upon organisational health

  • Managing a merger: the upside of combining culture by

    It has become something of a truism that many mergers and acquisitions fail to meet the expectations of investors. Through a myriad of mitigating factors, including poor planning and communication, unaddressed issues surrounding the combination of two companies cultures and a failure to properly assess the leadership needs of the new company, many seem doomed at the outset.

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