Human Resource Management


HR should do more in a recession?

I read this morning, with some interest, a web page[1] summarising a recent survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit[2]. Broadly, this survey looks at the perceived role of HR in a recession taking the perspectives of both business executives and HR executives.  The survey points to a number of issues […]


Financial Services, outsourcing, strategy and innovation: Time to rue past decisions?

Frequent visitors to my website will be familiar with my long-running concerns with outsourcing or BPO – especially in the financial services industry and the insurance sector in particular. I have dealt with outsourcing issues in some detail in two briefings – most notably Outsourcing Problems and Disadvantages Revisited. My […]