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Wain, Daniel
July 2009
People Management;7/2/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p15
The author offers suggestions to human resource (HR) professionals on ways to convince their organizations of the value of investing in employee development despite tough economic conditions. He asserts that in a recession when, traditionally, training budgets are the first casualty of companies' cost-cutting measures, it becomes crucial for HR departments to emphasize that a company's employees are assets that will help it survive the hard times and ensure its long-term success.


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