March 2010
People Management;3/25/2010, p21
An interview with McDonald's chief executive officer (CEO) Steve Easterbrook and human resources (HR) senior vice president David Fairhurst in Great Britain is presented. Easterbrook confides that Fairhurst was instrumental in renewing business confidence and in connecting the company's internal training program with the national qualifications curricula. Fairhurst relates that, as a leader, Easterbrook was able to demonstrate personal courage, values and his support and openness to the company's people agenda.


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