Archive for October, 2014

Rediscovering HR as enablers in the organisation

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October 17th, 2014

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The gap between HR and employees is “as great as ever” according to new research published last week in Singapore The authors conclude: Huge differences between HR and employee perceptions on key human capital management issues means work remains to be done – and that companies are operating without fully engaged workforces. The truth can […]

What’s compassion got to do with management and HR?

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October 15th, 2014

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Management surveys contain a lot of data, some useful, some not. Much is dry, and relevant only to people who lead, manage or develop organisations – the wonks or nerds of my field (yes I can be a bit of a wonk, less a nerd. Unless we talk coffee, in which case….). Here at Roffey […]

On being a novice learner

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October 9th, 2014

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This week, I started driving in to work for the first time. I am 52, and have swum with sharks, dived in choppy cold waters and sailed across a stormy sea at night; I was also a war correspondent, climbed three sacred mountains in Asia, and have done more courses and workshops than I care […]