- Defence follows private sector lead
One of our front page stories looks at the restructure of the Australian Defence Force’s HR function. The story notes that Defence is poised to launch a massive HR transformation which will split its strategic HR and service delivery functions and align HR more closely with Defence’s strategic priorities and decision making
- Global workforce engagement versus productivity: a paradox?
In Mid-April I travelled to Bangalore, India to deliver a two-day workshop on advanced talent management. I facilitate this workshop throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America and Europe. Delegates are usually thoughtful, vocal and a little impatient of theory – eager to roll up their sleeves and jump into discussions of leading edge talent management practices, tools and techniques
- CEOs take the lead on HR
Over the past ten years or so, the pace and complexity of business has changed significantly. A myriad of forces have come to bear on business, and CEOs and fellow C-level executives have had to take a big step up to the plate if their companies are simply to survive
- Spending up on HR
Human Resources magazine’s study of the top ASX-listed companies in Australia has shed light on the business of people management within Australia. In the final installment of a three-part series, Craig Donaldson looks at trends in HR budgets as well as staffing levels of HR professionals
- The right pill to take
HR needs the support of the CEO if it is to be successful, but HR also needs to deliver on executive expectations. Craig Donaldson speaks with Blackmores GM and COO Jennifer Tait about the relationship between HR and the business
- Back to basics HR
Thank you for this down-to-earth article (issue 124, 20 March 2007, p 8), written for real people by real people. Having come through financial services, hospitality HR (as an outsider) and then a manufacturing environment – always as a one-person HR show, I can tell you that Malcolm Jackman has it nailed!