HRD issue 15.04

by 11 May 2017

Cover story: Guided by a credo
HRD chats to Johnson & Johnson’s global CHRO about how big data is helping to debunk myths, why the company’s credo remains its ‘Northern Star’ and why stepping out of his industry helped shape his career


Special Report: The HRD MBA Guide
Want to reinvent your career? The answer may be post-graduate study – of which the ‘shining jewel’ remains the MBA. HRD presents its annual guide to MBAs

Five traits of tomorrow’s employee
‘Scrum Masters’ and ‘Delivery Lead’ are just two job titles that didn’t exist two years ago. Fiona Monfrooy outlines how HR can support the unknown workers of tomorrow

Why cultural diversity = performance
With all eyes currently on gender diversity, other areas – such as cultural diversity – can be forgotten. Angela Henderson outlines why her company has invested in this area

Mastering the logistics of HR
Managing a workforce across 220 countries has its challenges. Linda Clinch, regional HR leader at DHL Express, provides five tips to help propel your organisation to the checkered flag

The rising cost of work-life bleed
Amidst calls for shorter working weeks, HRD looks at the cost of excessive working hours not just in terms of the health of workers but also to businesses

Getting behind big, big data
The HR profession may have been slow to join the big data revolution, but now it’s available and the insights provided by algorithms and machine learning are transforming HR issues