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Doing more with less: the lean, talented workforce

The HR function has been under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, as Craig Donaldson writes, effective talent management is critical to developing a lean but productive and talented workforce Doing more with less is a common challenge faced by HR departments and professionals. from increased reliance on […]

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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 […]

professionals must focus on a few critical areas in order to effectively contribute the most you can to business results

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 to look at […]

HR investment for diversity

How HR leaders can grab investors’ attention

The issue of diversity can help in getting investors more interested in HR’s contribution within public companies, according to a corporate governance expert. “Diversity is one area which could be a hook to get investors more interested in HR and people issues,” said Simon Wong, a visiting fellow at the […]

The relationship between HR and finance is necessary.

Can finance really love HR?

HR executives and their finance counterparts believe a stronger partnership is in their future, especially when it comes to helping their organisations boost performance and improve their return on investment in people. The two functions agree on many people- and performance-related issues, but diverge in terms of how broadly and […]