EDITOR'S TALKING POINT
- HR Practices Are Leading Indicators of Financial Success. // New Zealand Management;Feb2002, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p8
Presents the results of the study 'Human Capital Index,' on the relationship between human resources (HR) practices and financial performance in North America and Europe in 2001. Percentage of total return to shareholders in companies with the best HR practices; Percentage of increase in overall...
- Working Effectively with Your Folks at the Plants. Wei, Norman S. // Pollution Engineering;Jun2003, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p51
Presents ways in integrating with employees at an industrial plant. Types of plant managers; Preparation of a capital appropriation request in order to obtain the corporate funding; Identification of environmental problems in the plant.
- Partners for change. Kemp, Anne // CA Magazine;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 135 Issue 1, p33
Presents perspectives on the partnership between human resources (HR) professionals and financial officers in the implementation of organizational change. Components of a problem-free implementation of the customer relationship management system; Importance of communicating the change and its...
- Not All Training Programs Have Felt the Full Squeeze of Corporate Belt-Tightening. Leonard, Bill // HR Magazine;Apr2002, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p25
Presents information on diversity training budgets in U.S. corporations as of April 2002. Decline in spending on diversity training in 2001; Percentage of cuts in overall training program budgets; Changes in diversity training driven by the economic downturn.
- An Analysis of Benchmarking of Business Functions in Organizations of Saudi Arabia. Kadasah, Nasser Akeil; Al Ahmari, Turki Mohammad // International Journal of Business & Management;Jun2013, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p62
The study investigates the extent of performance benchmarking of the major business functions undertaken by the business organizations in Saudi Arabia. The study is based on five major functions namely; marketing, human resources, finance, operations, and quality. Each of these functions...
- The Eternal Question Mark In Corporate Financial Planning. Payne, Scott // Grand Rapids Business Journal;02/19/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 8, pB12
Reports the significance of personnel costs in corporate financial planning in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Things difficult to anticipate in personnel management; Implication of volatile health insurance premiums for human resource officers; Difficulty in including telephone cost into a corporate...
- HR Practices Are Leading Indicators of Financial Success. Doucet, Kristin // CMA Management;Feb2002, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p8
Discusses results of a study conducted which proved that there is a cause and effect relationship between human capital management and the financial performance of a company. Association between efforts to link pay to performance with an increase in overall market value; Potential for financial...
- Keep them off balance. Gering, Michael // Financial Management;Jul2003, p15
Focuses on the approach of employing people by companies of increase the income of the business. Advantage of calling people assets; Difference between human resource and resourceful humans; Responsibilities of managers in an organization.
- HIRING THE BEST. Bradley, Elizabeth // Women in Business;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p12
Emphasizes the importance of hiring for the company's bottom line and productivity. Reasons behind labor turnover; Components of the hiring process; Trick to behavior-based interviewing; Factors to consider in conducting a job interview.