- IR causes confusion in construction
Recent changes to industrial relations legislation is more of an interference than a help for some industries, according to Tony Noonan, group human resources manager, MacMahon Holdings.
- Managing in tough economic times
WITH CONCERNS about a global economic decline, organisational leaders and managers are facing tough questions and difficult choices: how deeply can you cut costs without creating unintended negative consequences? What about layoffs? How do you get workers energised despite looming economic threats? How do you discourage defensive internal politics?
- HR’s boost for business in spotlight
A SMALL but growing number of companies are demonstrating the impact HR policies can have in meeting overall business goals, according to a recent US report
- HR at boiling point in Asia
GROWTH IN Asia has made human capital challenges in the region increasingly acute and has intensified the competition for talent, according to a recent study
- Senior management buy-in: overcoming resistance to change
HR professionals often have an uphill battle when it comes to securing management support for HR management systems. In the first of a two-part article, Asta Development’s Michael McCullen looks at some of the more common mistakes and reveals a number of practical suggestions for gaining the support of management
- No time for complacency
THREE OUT of five private practice lawyers list remuneration as the main reason for leaving their firm despite salary bands remaining constant in 2007-2008.