Tag: leadership

What’s old and what’s new

In the midst of the turmoil and sometimes tragedy of the global pandemic, HR professionals and departments have frequently been preoccupied with the above tactical activities. These short-term hygiene pressures may have occasionally pulled HR away from its strategic contributions, writes Wayne Brockbank, Clinical Professor of Business, University of Michigan […]

Agility isn’t always on the payroll

Stronger reliance on data, analytics and automation helps procurement leaders make better-informed decisions and respond faster to emerging risks. But even firms far along in their digital strategies have much to gain from applying cloud-based tools more broadly and deeply to managing the external workforce, writes Chris Willcocks, Head of Intelligent […]

Hop on this HR trend — embracing Easter break

High workloads can cause hesitation for encouraging employees to take a much needed break, but the inverse can be far more damaging. Burnout and stress-related mental decline can have rippling effects on an organisation, so leaders should take note of the potential consequences. These might include a decline in work […]