Ain't no MOUNTAIN high enough

Arkin, Anat
March 2008
People Management;3/20/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p26
The article focuses on a personnel motivation strategy by the Human Resources (HR) department of the Royal Bank of Scotland's corporate markets division. Members of the department receive not only a handwritten card from HR director Steve Daniels welcoming them on board, but also a rucksack containing an assortment of objects that does not seem to have a whole lot to do with HR, including a compass, a Thermos flask, a miniature radio and a book called "Everest: Reflections from the Top."


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