Management Today - Volume 23, Issue 10, 2007
Volume 23, Issue 10, 2007
Author Gavin SharplesSource: Management Today 23, pp 52 –53 (2007)More Less
It has often been said, being in management is like being halfway up a tree full of monkeys - look down and all you see is vacant smiling faces, look up and all you see are asses. If you are stuck in this type of situation, it's time for you to grab a branch and swing out of that tree. Be the type of manager that shakes the tree!
Source: Management Today 23 (2007)More Less
Author Rowan GibsonSource: Management Today 23 (2007)More Less
Author Norman AuerbachSource: Management Today 23, pp 55 –56 (2007)More Less
Author Mark GraySource: Management Today 23 (2007)More Less
To stay in the game, HR managers need to develop a level of comfort with technology and marketing practices. One way of up-skilling fast is to hire consultants. Another is to integrate a new generation of more internet savvy HR practitioners into the organisation. "One thing is clear, though. The basic approach to recruitment is changing. HR managers are going to have to adapt if they want to attract, retain and motivate the next generation of workers."
Author Raymund HarrawaySource: Management Today 23, pp 60 –61 (2007)More Less
The time has come to move away from this rather myopic view of the offering, i.e., of the exchange relationship between the employer and employee. It should rather be repackaged to include everything the employer provides in exchange for the employees' contribution. Getting beyond the pay cheque must be the aim.
Author Jaco KriekSource: Management Today 23, pp 62 –64 (2007)More Less
"Concerns over energy resource availability, climate change, air quality and energy security suggest an important role for nuclear power in future energy supplies. While the current nuclear power plant designs provide a secure and low cost electricity supply in many markets, further advances in nuclear energy system design can broaden the opportunities for the use of nuclear energy."