HRD issue 12.04

by 05 May 2014

Cover: HR in a creative media mecca
Donna Morris, Adobe’s senior vice president of people resources, talks to Jillian Gregorie about business growth, employee perks, social media and ditching performance reviews

What’s next? Making your mark as a non-executive director
You’re already an experienced HR director or CHRO, so what’s next? Leveraging your skills and experience to secure a seat at the non-executive director table isn’t always easy, but as our experts share, the key to success lies in proving your strategic worth

The micro-roles of C-suite executives
Sarah Megginson discovers how a little self-knowledge can give you the edge in executive team politics

Leadership: More than just emotional intelligence
Neil M. Ashkanasy outlines the importance of emotions while guiding decision-making towards achieving personal goals and creating a healthy workplace culture

From good to great: Reinventing HR at Kimberly-Clark
During Kimberly-Clark’s transformation, CHRO Liz Gottung took centre stage in driving a massive change initiative that resulted in a rise in stock price and an increase in employee engagement. HR Director finds out how the company did it

An elusive quest: Using employee bodies to bolster engagement
Despite the widespread beliefs of many business leaders, unions can play a productive role in employee communications. Professor Russell Lansbury looks at how representative bodies can enhance employee engagement

Insight: The evolving role of the CHRO
Infograohic: C-suite selection and succession planning