In the modern workplace employees have the ability to communicate in a manner that would be unrecognisable twenty years ago. From an era when the majority of work related communications were completed on company letterhead, the professional world has embraced the technology of faxes, pagers, mobile phones, video conferencing, email and instant messaging. With so many different outlets, ensuring that employee communications adhere to a companyâ€™s ethical standards can be a daunting task for an HR director.
Published: 29 February 2008
Demands on HR these days is more business driven requiring real strategic thinking and a demonstrable contribution to strategic business priorities. The increasing strategic role of HR at Board level is well illustrated at the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), responsible for building better services and outcomes for young people and their families.
Published: 30 January 2008
Many of today's business leaders see innovation as the key to sustained business growth. Dr Graeme Ditchburn, research director at Towers Perrin ISR, examines how organisational culture sets innovative organisations apart, suggesting that they have cultures that enable them to generate new ideas, select the products and services that capture the imagination of their customers and launch them before the competition.
Published: 29 January 2008