And, despite decades of equal opportunities legislation in the West, and heated debates on quotas for women on boards and all-women shortlists in politics, there has, so far, been little research on how gender and generation come together in the contemporary workplace.
Now, drawing on original research, Rising Stars shows organisations how to understand, and develop, young professional women with the potential to be future business leaders. The author, Dr Elisabeth Kelan, is an associate professor in the Department of Management at King’s College, London.
Can ‘Beyond Budgeting’ provide a useful model for multinational companies seeking to manage, and motivate, their international assignees? Mostafa Al-Mossallami examines the evidence.
Bjarte Bogsnes is a leading pioneer of the ‘Beyond Budgeting’ movement, and his book Implementing Beyond Budgeting is essential reading for anyone involved in managing finance, from HR professionals to chief financial officers.
Few things in life are as stressful as moving home, and it’s no wonder that pressures can intensify when relocation to another country is also involved.
This factsheet, from the British Association of Removers (BAR), explains the different stages of an overseas move, with a wealth of useful information on packing, insurance and shipment.
Moving home is stressful enough for your assignees and their families without worrying about who’s doing what and when on the big day.
There’s the safety of personal and cherished belongings to consider as they’re being packed, loaded, transported and delivered. And then there’s storage!
So who should you go to when choosing a removals company? The British Association of Removers (BAR) – the largest established and recognised trade association for removals companies – has some useful advice.
There are many reasons for which your assignees may need storage.
They may be moving and require temporary storage facilities mid move. They may be travelling, or taking a temporary job posting.
Whatever the reason, whether relocatees need to store some, or all, of their household goods for a few days, a few weeks, or indefinitely, this factsheet from the British Association of Removers (BAR) provides invaluable tips and information.
Parents raising their children in a different country from the one they grew up in can find it a challenging and confusing experience.
Indeed, the pressures of parenting in an unfamiliar environment can contribute to assignment failure, so it makes sense to steer your relocatees in the direction of resources that can help.
Based on over 20 years of consulting and research in the field of employee engagement, a new book claims that many employee engagement initiatives are fundamentally flawed.
In The Engagement Manifesto" target="_blank">The Engagement Manifesto, author R Alan Crozier explains how to generate real business results from an effective engagement philosophy. He addresses both principles and hands-on practical application, showing both CEOs and HR professionals how to raise and sustain operational performance through employee engagement.
Says Mr Crozier, “For longer than I care to remember, annual reports have stated that employees are the organisation’s greatest asset, but their actions did not match their words.
Written and narrated by leading management consultants, two new series of Management Guide audiobooks promise to help you achieve your potential and make your working life work for you.
The Management Guide To … and A Guide To Better Management series offer easy-to-follow advice, supportive suggestions and realistic methods for polishing up on your existing skills and developing new ones.
Titles in the Management Guide To … series include Motivating, Understanding Behaviour, Negotiating, Running Meetings and Making Time, while those in the A Guide To Better Management series include Making the Right Decisions, Using Time Effectively, Setting Goals, Managing Change and The Manager as Role Model.
The Association for Coaching (AC) has launched its fourth book in a series of coaching titles aimed at coaches, HR or training consultants, and leaders with an interest in coaching for high-performance leadership.
With the International Baccalaureate (IB) rapidly becoming the exam of choice for relocating families, the publication of John Catt`s IB World Schools Yearbook 2010 is opportune.