- The practice of human capital management
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
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
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
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.
- Alternatives to downsizing
Downsizing is taken as an unpleasant but real fact of today’s corporate life. However it need not be so. Franco Gandolfi examines some of the perils of downsizing, and presents some viable alternatives to retrenchment
- Look around you
It might be time to take a step back, take a little breather and take a look around at the troops.