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Why culture matters to business

Paying attention to culture does matter to the business, because it is a company’s culture that fuels the dominant drivers of share price today, writes Dave Hanna Organisational culture is a topic that continues to polarise the corporate world. My definition of culture is very simply “the way we do […]

the responsibility of HR to build a strong business case for interventions to build a change receptive organisation

How to globalise managers’ leadership skills

Global roles require more than cross-cultural understanding, and there are a number of essential attributes of successful global leaders, writes Jennie Walker Do your managers need to work with people from other parts of the world? Are some of your organisation’s opportunities, in terms of markets and supplies, outside of […]

Leadership and management: same or different?

Are leadership and management the same or different? And does your answer to this question matter? Yes and yes, writes Roger Collins There is a tendency in the media, in speeches and other communications by CEOs and senior executives and even in business schools to use the terms leadership and […]

How HR can best add to your business value

HR professionals must focus on a few critical areas in order to effectively contribute to business results, writes Wayne Brockbank For the past 25 years, the University of Michigan and the RBL Group have conducted the Human Resource Competency Study with research partners from around the world. In the most […]