- WorkChoices: unwanted and unloved
Since the last edition of Human Resources magazine, there have been a number of interesting/amusing developments on the political front
- Can business continuity make the cultural leap?
Business continuity is undergoing a major shift in priorities away from IT and towards organisational culture. Stuart Fagg reports
- Making friends with finance
HR has traditionally been at odds with finance. Craig Donaldson speaks with Fairfax Digital CFO Nimesh Shah about how HR can work effectively as a business partner with finance
- Is it time?
Business has expressed some serious concerns about Labor’s industrial relations policy, with a few very large companies personally letting Kevin Rudd know how they feel. On the other hand, business has not been overtly happy with all the red tape and confusion around the introduction of WorkChoices either. In fact, many companies (see page one stories) are still taking a wait and see approach with the Federal Government’s industrial relations reforms
- Demonstrating HR’s value
HR needs to be able to communicate the value that it brings to the table. Craig Donaldson speaks with David Sykes, CEO of Symantec, about the value HR can add and how it can best demonstrate this
- Why knowledge is power
When long-term members of staff leave an organisation, they also take with them organisational knowledge. Melissa Yen speaks with Professor Wayne Brockbank about knowledge transfer and why it will become increasingly important