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 needs to lead

    Kevin Green argues the case for HR to take a lead on organisation design (Insights, "Our HR columnist", 11 August). I am sure that most HR directors would agree, but how can they make it happen? It’s not easy. ...

    Organisational design has a huge impact on performance – and HR should take the lead on it

    It is now recognised that the performance of any company is determined by the interaction of its strategy, the way it is organised and its environment. The question for HR professionals who want to add value is: what's...

    How to... spark innovation in your organisation

    Most HR managers would love to play a big role in making their firms more innovative. They know that innovative companies call the shots in their industries – and that HR’s stature would be elevated if it could...

    Paradise club

    How much of what we experience in organisations happens because we lack the imagination – or the courage – to see the world in a different way? “I am tempted to believe that what we call necessary institutions are often no...

    Flying information

    In a sleepy corner of south wales, the Defence Aviation Repair Agency (Dara) is causing quite a stir. After three years of careful grooming, it has hit the headlines like a newly discovered pop star. With people queuing up...

    A dynamic duo

    When David Henshaw took over as chief executive of Liverpool City Council in October 1999, he had his work cut out. The council was third from bottom in the local authority performance league table with only the London boroughs...