November 2007
People Management;1/11/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p13
This section offers news briefs related to personnel management. Starbucks is to outsource its transactional human resources (HR) in the U.S. and Canada to Cincinnati, Ohio-based firm Convergys. French president Nicolas Sarkozy is refusing to back down to public-sector trade unions after a series of strikes over pension reforms. A global study by Towers Perrin found that Mexican and Brazilian workers are among the most highly engaged in the world.


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