- Surviving company politics
Jeff Pfeffer, a professor of organisational behaviour at Stanford University, said: “Rather than striving for a company without politics, which isn’t going to happen, I advise managers to learn how to manage power better.”
- Rethinking talent management in an economic downturn
Given the centrality of talent to organisational success, it is difficult to imagine a more pressing business imperative. Yet, short-termism deflects management attention from longer-term issues such as talent sourcing and development, writes Dianne Jacobs
- Will US economic woes impact the market for offshore talent?
The current US unemployment rate is 5 per cent, which is a decade high. Subprime housing, credit, oil and dollar crises are all signs of a potentially severe economic recession in the US. The US economy may suffer further as the effects of the slumping housing market ripple through the economy, eroding job creation and consumer spending.