Heavy interest

Pickard, Jane
December 2009
People Management;12/3/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 25, p18
The article focuses on the experiences of Royal Bank of Scotland human resources (HR) manager Neil Roden regarding the economic crunch his organisation have undergone. He relates that he himself offered his resignation but was rejected by the management since they do not see HR as one of those to be removed from the organisation but, rather, was a part of the solution. According to the author, their fall was mainly attributed to their acquisition of Dutch bank ABN AMRO. INSET: 'Shock, anger and a feeling the media was unfair'.


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