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There are many practical applications of big data for HR

How HR can harness big data

There are many practical applications of big data for HR. However, a strong partnership between the business and HR is essential if big data is to yield significant P&L impact, writes Heidi Spirgi Most companies today make hiring, promotion and development decisions based on anecdotal data, a lot of gut […]

Middle managers can be a roadblock to productivity

How middle managers roadblock productivity

Efforts to improve the productivity and performance of Australian organisations are being stymied by inefficient and under skilled middle managers, according to a recent research report. There are around half a million middle managers in Australia, and ATO data shows that 1.2 million Australians list their occupation as ‘manager’, according […]

Culture change

4 steps to achieving lasting culture change

Culture is critically important to business success worldwide, however, there is a clear disparity between the way companies view culture and the way they treat it, and many executives believe a major overhaul of their organisational culture is required, according to recent research. While 60 per cent of executives globally […]

The Asia Pacific region has overtaken Europe on M&A deal volumes by some margin.

Asia Pacific M&A market activity on the rise

The Asia Pacific region cemented its position as the world’s second largest merger and acquisition (M&A) market in 2013 and outbound Chinese M&A activity is likely to increase in 2014, according to a global professional services firm. Last year, acquirers in Asia Pacific enjoyed their best performance since the 2008 […]

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 […]