UK universities need HR's help to compete globally

Brockett, James
October 2008
People Management;10/16/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p14
The article focuses on a report by the Universities Personnel Association (UPA) which discusses the need for British universities to modernise talent management and leadership development practices if they want to be the best in the world. The report, written by Linda Holbeche of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in conjunction with the UPA, draws on the findings of six discussion groups of human resources (HR) professionals.


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