HR Strategy

  • Cutting company costs: motivate, don’t mandate by

    As companies tighten their belts in the economic downturn, Jon Katzenbach and Paul Bromfield look at why most cost reductions fail and how to motivate cost discipline across an organisation

  • Life's too short for the wrong job by

    The length to which companies will go, to attract and retain the best employees, is impressive

  • The ROI in Enterprise Web 2.0 and Corporate Social Networking by

    Few social phenomena of the past decade have rivalled social networking and Web 2.0. Websites such as LinkedIn, MySpace, Facebook, Wikipedia and in India, Orkut, have attracted millions of users of all ages and backgrounds. For “social” networking and public information sharing, these tools have been spectacularly successful. It only stands to reason then, that the technology might be used for professional or corporate use; for networking and knowledge sharing – behind the firewall, so to speak

  • Making change stick: CEOs’ top 7 tips by

    Flexibility of leadership style and the speed to respond to external drivers are essential for making change stick, according to Australian-based CEOs

  • Where HR meets risk management by

    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 by

    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

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