‘Amplify differences’ to achieve innovation

Harvard professor advocates embracing diversity of thought to increase innovation

HR directors' influence 'broader than their own organisation'

The influence of HR directors goes beyond their own organisations and across whole areas of business, according to Open University Business School head of executive education Sue Parr.

Connected leadership: The CEO and the HRD

Ram Charan has caused controversy recently with his suggestion that HR departments should be split. The leading business guru and author claimed that CEOs across the globe are disappointed in their HR...

Whose job is employee engagement: HR, CEO or dedicated head of engagement?

In November last year, 40 prominent business leaders from organisations as diverse as Sainsbury’s, the NHS and BAE Systems signed an open letter to the Times.

Engagement special: Is this the world's biggest engagement scheme?

In the first of our five-day feature series on engagement, we talk to Ken Allen (pictured), CEO of DHL Express, who has just invested €100 million in a company-wide engagement initiative.

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HR in the Boardroom

HR in the Boardroom is a high level, innovative and exclusive development programme specifically designed for HR directors from large/complex organisations who seek to have greater impact and deliver...

CEOs fail to get behind engagement strategies, HR research reveals

We want staff to perform miracles yet about half of UK organisations are ignoring expert advice and failing to give employee engagement the executive sponsorship it needs. CEOs aren't listening to HR.

Selling the big idea

<b>How do you get the backing of the CEO and key directors for a major HR initiative? Abandon any idea of a one-size-fits-all approach, says Khalid Aziz. The people youre dealing with are all very...


Time to deliver

<b>The results of the first Human Resources / Deloitte & Touche Human Capital survey, Aligned at the Top?</b>


Cinderella's break for the bright lights

In its bid for recognition by the board, the HR profession is turning to hard numbers and statistics, says Richard Donkin