HR function

Index here items on HR’s role in building organisational capability, HR leadership, improving the HR function, HR transformation, managing the HR department, HR metrics, HR audits and benchmarking, HR planning, shared services and HR outsourcing, HR competencies, HR managers, HR directors, HR brand and HR consultants.

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    Don’t be blinded by HR bling

    In recent decades, HR has accumulated a fearsome array of processes and procedures, all meant to make it more effective in supporting organisations and more respected for doing so. New methodologies are embraced enthusiastically...

    Values - from 'window dressing' to integrity

    Title: Values Author: Thierry Wellhoff Publisher: Editions Wellcom Date: October 2010 (France) April 2011 (UK) Price: €37 (Euro) ISBN: 9782212547979 At a time when standards and ethics are in the headlines it’s timely...

    Acas guidance on social networking

    Online social networking barely existed five years ago but now it pervades almost every aspect of our lives, even facilitating revolutions in the Arab world and riots on the streets of England. Stories about web-based revelations...

    HR uses forensic experts for tribunal evidence

    HR departments are increasingly using forensic experts to gather and analyse evidence in disciplinary cases and tribunals, PM has learned. With a burgeoning amount of digital information in the workplace, including e-mail...

    Riot controls

    The recent disruption caused by intermittent mob rule on the UK’s high streets has given organisations a whole range of problems, not least of which is dealing with the legalities of managing their workforces. The following...

    HR has not done enough to address unethical behaviour

    It started with banking scandals, then there were super injunctions and now its phone hacking. The Greeks considered ethics were a moral philosophy, with responsibility for one's actions. The dictionary suggests ethics...

    Nurses warned over use of social media

    Social networking guidance is being issued to nurses and midwives by their regulatory body following an increase in misconduct cases relating to online activities and ethical code breaches. The Nursing and Midwifery Council...

    SHRM: Give US staff more holidays, says Richard Branson

    The amount of annual leave American workers are given “stinks” and employers should be more generous with their holiday policies, Virgin chairman Sir Richard Branson has said. In the opening session of the SHRM 2011 conference...

    Workplace affairs in regulated companies

    Workplace relationships pose tricky problems for HR. A member of a team having a relationship with their line manager can give rise to perceptions of favouritism and damage team performance. The breakdown of a relationship...

    Super-injunctions debate strikes a chord for HR

    It appears you're nobody these days unless you have a super-injunction . As the press play the “guess who” game, and our legal system plays catch-up with the social media aficionados, I'm struck by the parallels with...