Corporate strategy

Index here items on business strategy and business performance, innovation, productivity, mission and values, corporate culture organisational capability and knowledge management

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    HR with attitude

    ‘I’ll make a prediction,” said David Ulrich, halting his two-and-a-half-hour master class to share a sudden thought with the 2,000-strong audience. “Within five years, a top HR person will change his or her firm, and the...

    Calling a Halt to Mindless Change

    Eschewing what it describes as a “relentless stream of quick-fix fads”, this book argues that businesses should employ only practices that actually improve operations. The author claims that the business world’s relentless...

    Clawback backlash

    Almost 100 MPs have signed an early-day motion calling for an end to “clawback”, where occupational pension schemes are integrated with the state pension, allowing employers to deduct a proportion from staff pensions. The...

    Vicars to 'get down and party'

    Vicars are to rub shoulders with army majors and union officials on the dancefloor in the latest bid to encourage young people to join the flock. The Bishop of Monmouth urged this year’s Lambeth conference to get down and...

    Making a Difference: Strategies and Real Time Models to Transform Your Organisation

    Author Bruce Nixon Publisher Gilmour Drummond Publishing (01223 508059) Price £19.95 ISBN 1 901912 01 9 Making a Difference has the power to do just that. This practical book is designed to facilitate change and transform...

    Face value

    For many years KPMG has been one of the major players in the accountancy profession. As the “big eight” have become the “big six” and now the “big five”, the firm has retained its ascendancy. In 1997, with more than 500 partners...

    Paying hard to get

    Of all the holy grails that HR professionals seek, the one that aligns reward strategy with business strategy offers the greatest prize. But in many ways it is also the most elusive. By aligning reward and business strategies...

    What’s on the cards for HR in ministerial new deal?

    At the heart of any Cabinet reshuffle lies a terrific mixed message: while it represents a powerful way of keeping government plans on course, it also provides a chance to refocus the agenda and put in fresh ideas and new...

    Ending the Blame Culture

    Authors Michael Pearn, Chris Mulrooney and Tim Payne Publisher Gower (01235 827730) Price £39.50 ISBN 0 566 07996 8 Imagine you are depressed about mistakes you have made and are desperate to find some spin doctors to boost...

    Share strength

    Given the hype surrounding it, there can surely be few managers who have not encountered the term knowledge management – even if, like many, they aren’t quite sure what it means. In the past year, the number of books, reports...