3872 words - 15 pages development to explore the direction of enterprise development.This report explores China's Yingli company analysis, because Yingli company seem as China's first solar wafer manufacturing enterprises belonging to the representatives of high-tech enterprises in China, so we will have to the company's monitoring system to conduct a comprehensive analysis shows that the enterprise can be sustainable development strategy.2.0 Monitoring systemEnterprise monitoring system based on management systemin order to alert the risk for the purpose of effective monitoring, through the full process of establishing an effectiveVIEW DOCUMENT
607 words - 2 pagesKnowledge Management
In times of economic change it is important for companies to remain flexible and adapt in order to be sustainable. New theories of management have developed to tap into a company’s core competencies and give it the ability to shift its product offerings and stay competitive. One theory that has gained popularity is Knowledge Management. A 1997 survey of 200 large US firms found that 80% of corporations had initiated knowledge programs of management. Both corporations and non-profit entities have adopted knowledge management practices - Monsanto, Hewlett-Packard and BP as well as the Army, Navy and the World Bank. As Peter Drucker, who coined the term “KnowledgeVIEW DOCUMENT
1093 words - 4 pagesObtaining and retaining talent is a struggle for both small and large companies. Companies are looking for talented employees to take their business to the next level, while employees are looking for an environment that will enhance their talents and provide growth. According to (Purushotham, 2009) every organizations goal is to attract and retain talented people through the use of monetary and non-monetary rewards. This report highlight ways companies has attract and retain talented employees using non-monetary means along with the issues, considerations and challenges both employers and employees face.
Key Consideration / Issues
When the job market is tight companies look for ways toVIEW DOCUMENT
1362 words - 5 pages resource department of the organisation to identify the business sectors that require human resource expertise. SHRM, therefore, help organisations to achieve their long-term and short-term objectives. It contributes by reinforcing and overseeing the successful implementation of the organisation’s business strategies.
Due to the increasingly competitive nature of the globalized business environment, organisations need to integrate their human resource functions with their business strategies to acquire a sustainable competitive advantage in the market. Strategic human resource management helps in the realization of organisational goals through its application of performance measurement approachesVIEW DOCUMENT
3155 words - 13 pages shareholders(Source: Peter B.& John P. , Strategy and Human Resource Management - management, work and organization (First Edition) 2003, Published by PALGRAVE MACMILLAN)According the table above, There are four criteria for the company to gain the competitive advantage which that can compare with other firms. During the time that we are currently living, the high technologies such as computerization, telecommunications and the internet are making a major impact across various sectors of business. The vast majority of firms cannot survive without the firms to differentiate themselves in ways which are relatively sustainable in a given competitive context. The people is the mostVIEW DOCUMENT
944 words - 4 pages as part of one larger system by understanding what role each division plays in the organization (Martin and Fellenz, 2010). Many managers are now seeking alternative systems and technical approaches such as strategic management and have to be able to motivate their subordinates to maximise their talent and increase productivity in order to achieve the organization’s objectives (Chan 2000, 83). This is because nowadays the level of competition between organizations is very high, and performance pressures, globalization, ethical considerations and organizational change all mean that innovation has become a very important tool for survival. Employees are therefore encouraged to be creative andVIEW DOCUMENT
1810 words - 7 pagesIn today’s competitive workforce, talent is not only incremental, but also scarce. War for talent, a term coined by Steven Hankin of McKinsey & Company, refers to the competitive landscape of talentmanagement of skilled and valuable employees. Talentmanagement is defined as “the implementation of integrated strategies or systems designed to increase workplace productivity by developing improved processes for attracting, developing, retaining and utilizing people with the required skills and aptitude to meet current and future business needs” (Lockwood, 2006). This paper talks about the challenges faced by organizations and how organizations use strategic HR to overcome concerns regardingVIEW DOCUMENT
878 words - 4 pagesmanagement styles…” (Bednarz, 2012). He says that he spent 50% of his time on talent issues (Smart, 2013). Both of them have achieved great success with their impressive leadership styles and indispensable motivation for talent.
Why could management style decisively impact a company? Some theoretical research may offer more explanation. According to the empirical research of Hay Group (a global human resource consulting firm), as an important element of the enterprise’s operation, managerial style determines the organizational climate, which influences performance indirectly. “Our research shows that leadership accounts for an average of 70% of the variance in climate. A positive climate willVIEW DOCUMENT
1263 words - 5 pages together and under strict deadlines. Virtuoso teams embrace challenges and accept the risk of exposure and career damage if the project fails. Caesar’s team was big risk-makers. The team rejected the traditional stereotypes by giving the customer well thought out material that contributed to the vision and who the team was (Boynton & Fischer, 2005).
Miles Davis accomplishments, though similar to Caesar’s was achieved with three all-star bands of the best talent, who had the freedom to express him/her self through the music created. Davis a leader of virtuoso teams, assumed different kinds of roles and used different management tools than those expected from traditional leaders. Davis created anVIEW DOCUMENT
816 words - 3 pages effective people management is the key to sustainable business success.Review the four key elements of Total Quality Management and comment on each of these elements with respect to Dunlap's turnaround strategy.Total quality management is both a management philosophy and a management process that focuses on delivering to customers. TQM draws its ideas, principles and tools from psychology, sociology, statistics, management, and marketing. Many organizations today practice the Six Sigma method of business which is built around TQM. The four key elements of Total QualityVIEW DOCUMENT
1161 words - 5 pagesDistinctive CompetenciesThe VRIO analysis is helpful in determining if a resource or capability leads tocompetitive advantage (Middleton, 2004).Resources/Capabilities Valuable? Rare? Costly to Imitate? Exploited by Organization Competitive Implications Strength or WeaknessKey Account Management Initiative Yes Yes Yes Yes Sustained Competitive Advantage Strength and Sustainable Distinctive CompetenceRecruitment Process Yes Yes No No Temporary Competitive Advantage Strength and Distinctive CompetenceBrand Loyalty Yes Yes Yes Yes Sustained Competitive Advantage Strength and Sustainable Distinctive CompetenceCommunity Involvement Yes No No NoVIEW DOCUMENT
866 words - 3 pagesThe Advantages and Disadvantages of Global Management Today, after decades of expanding opportunity to all citizens, institutions are applying the lessons learned, to the task of meeting the new and growing needs of business, as well as of the larger society. The term diversity is embracing an international as well as multicultural perspective. The positive benefits that can be recognized from this diversity are significant to today?s executives, corporations, and higherVIEW DOCUMENT
1634 words - 7 pagesFinding and retaining high performing employees is a challenge all business organizations face. Employees search for jobs where they can be successful, appreciated, and have the opportunity to grow and advance. Effective employers develop career plans that are easy to follow, sustainable, customizable, and provide rewards and recognition when appropriate to entice and retain high performing employees. Using competency models management and human resources can define attributes of top performers that are important to the company for short term and long term success. There are numerous variations of competency models and several methodologies to build the appropriate competency model for anVIEW DOCUMENT
2390 words - 10 pagesIn the International Hospitality market competition is an issue of services and products. Much attention has been directed to a better service and the best product and how this can be achieved through utilising the human resource, (Adorka, 1996).Understanding sources of competitive advantage has become a major area of research in the field of strategic management, (Handy, 1999). None more so than in the Hospitality sector, where differentiation is key to delivering financial success in such a highly perishable, inimitable and subjective industry, (Lockwood & Jones, 1994). From experience, it is the human assets that are a key source of sustainable advantage. However, thisVIEW DOCUMENT
2496 words - 10 pages employee’s effective working of an organization. If we say simply in keywords refers to the process of aligning HRM with strategic goal to ensure the accomplishment of overall organizational goals and gain competitive advance over competitors.
The information literacy scheme (CILIP, 2005) Resource based theory developed to understand that how organization has been achieves sustainable competitive advantage. The development and practice of knowledge management is always and radically growing in organization. And during growth in knowledge management, the contest for seeking a competitive frame through knowledge raise at an even faster time. Ability to improve the value not touch assetsVIEW DOCUMENT
1338 words - 5 pages to information sharing, recruiting high talent, promote professional training and development, reducing status difference between management and others, and making steps to ensure continued employment security (Marchal, Dedzo, & Kegels, 2010). The management becomes an asset rather than a perceived liability. The goals of the organization can be accepted by individuals because they see their goals and inputs as being valued by management.
Agents of change are often portrayed as both heroes and villains, depending on which side of the issue one sits. Change is successful if the goals of the organization are met in a sustainable fashion. The agent of changes are going to gain a fewVIEW DOCUMENT
2193 words - 9 pagesMcDonald’s possess a high visibility and brand image in around the world. We all have had the taste of Mc Donald’s burgers at least once and enjoyed it. The question is what goes behind the brand to make it what it is? Mc Donald’s clearly states that it aims is to serve people with good quality food, fast and at low cost, but isn’t it aiming for everything that a fast food brand would want? Yes it is and Mc Donald’s does it very successfully. Is the reason why most of the management books talks about the Mc Donald’s case studies and success of its business Strategy.
Based on the understanding of the case study of “Integrating McDonald’s Business, Human Resource, and Staffing StrategiesVIEW DOCUMENT
1080 words - 4 pages/Byrne, J. (1996). Strategic Planning Back in Business Thought. Business Week.Carter, L. (2005). Best Practices in Leadership Development and Organization Change: How the Best Companies Ensure Meaningful Change and Sustainable Leadership. Wiley.Miller, B. (2005). Keeping Employees Accountable for Results. Amacom Books.Plunkett, W. (1985). Introduction to Management. Wadsworth.Schlosser, E. (2006) Chew on This. Puffin. Pg(s) 90-120.VIEW DOCUMENT
1202 words - 5 pages differences did not exist rather to leverage the differences to reach a diverse customer base (Canas & Sondak, 2010).
Therefore, IBM’s new direction was based on differentiating themselves from the competition by understanding the needs of its major markets (Canas & Sondak, 2010). In order to accomplish this Gerstner focused on two key areas. First: the company needed to identify and connect with its customers and be externally focused. Second: the company needed to enhance talentmanagement efforts by attracting, retaining, and promoting top performers (Canas & Sondak, 2010).
Gerstner saw a business case for correcting the diversity imbalance at the executive level andVIEW DOCUMENT
4218 words - 17 pages career opportunities, to recruit key talent. Adjectives surveyed companies added in front of competitive base pay include reasonable, fair, fully and remaining. Organization wants to make employee commitment, satisfaction and retention better, it should weigh up how it communicates with its employees, and is an important factor in their decisions to continue with or depart an employer. (Patricia K.Zingheim and Jay R.Schuster, 2009)
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• Beach, L.R. (2000), Image TheoryVIEW DOCUMENT
3568 words - 14 pages workers in the country's workforce; also as the aging of the population is concerned, they together can pose challenges on MNC's acquisition of local staff members.IntroductionThis report is written by The Division of Human Resources of Wal-Mart China regarding possible consequences that external environment may cause on the company's strategies of acquiring staff in mainland China.The HR department's primary goal is to focus on improving our company's human capital, implement workforce planning and overall talentmanagement, our vision is to attract, retain and develop high quality staff whoVIEW DOCUMENT
1068 words - 4 pagesSmall and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of global economic activity. In emerging economies, SMEs account for over 90% of firms, 60-70% of employment and 55% of GDP. In fact, in India, SMEs contribute more than 8% of the country’s GDP and account for 45% of the manufactured output and 40% of exports. However, the growth of SMEs, especially in India and other emerging countries has slowed down over the last few years. As I see it, a good number of these companies — as enterprising as they may be — are unable to transcend the barrier of scale. Improving the scalability, performance, and sustainability of SMEs can help achieve the economic growth that is sustainable and trulyVIEW DOCUMENT
3823 words - 15 pages candidates and develops their technical or management knowledge, skills, and behaviors for world-class job performance and premier customer service. The Parker global leadership program is capable of developing talent to prepare for positions at all levels of the organization. The Parker global leadership program contributes to creating and maintaining a healthy organization culture. Professional growth benefits the individual and the organization. Management takes an active role in the process. Training and mentoring encourages employee development and relationship building to create an environment that empowers individuals, teams, and business units. This is one of many programs Parker's leadersVIEW DOCUMENT
3052 words - 12 pages imperative now more than ever and is demonstrated in the practices of organizations such as Merrill Lynch (Aguinis 3) who have shifted their focus to the holistic management of performance. It is important to differentiate PM which is continuous and system-wide from PA which is a non continuous focus on the strengths and weaknesses of employees which is done usually on an annual basis and is driven by the HR department (Aguinis, Joo and Gottfredson 2011, 504).
PM systems and transforming employee talent into a strategic business advantage
At the core of the definitions of PM, that it is Performance management is a continuous process of identifying, measuring, and developing theVIEW DOCUMENT
1312 words - 5 pages companies will be interested in working for your organisation. The organisation will have more talent to choose from which will increase the potential for productivity and therefore promote sustainability.
• Investors will be more interested in the organisation and this will protect the organisation from being taken over and by doing this the business organisation is cemented as a whole and sustainable.
• Assets protected-if workers abide by the ethics of the workplace then they’ll respect and protect the organisations assets. An example is if workers respect the workplace and are governed by morals then they wouldn’t make personal long distance calls with the company’s resources and thisVIEW DOCUMENT
1115 words - 4 pages, allowing them to examine finances and investment requirements for technology and human capital (Rae, 2010).
IBM should continue to foster and develop strong meaningful geopolitical relationships that assure investments are stable and sustainable. IBM should continue to explore and grow horizontal intergovernmental networks with regulators and legislators worldwide. IBM can continue to be a part of the ever-changing commercial ecosystem and open-source communities through shared professional standard and relationships with cross-national communities of experts (Palmisano, 2006).
A globally integrated enterprise is one that develops its own strategy, management, and operationsVIEW DOCUMENT
4245 words - 17 pages organization, threat of takeovers), the capital markets, and the employee and managers market (competition for company image and ability to attract top talent).
VBM is by far the most powerful mechanism existing today to manage a corporation. Its benefits are:
- VBM can maximise creation value consistently
- VBM increases corporate transparency
- VBM improves internal communication on strategy (which was a real problem for TB)
- VBM sets clear management priorities (allowing TB to obtain the budget approval for the value creating operations)
- VBM encourages value-creating investments (avoiding acquisition like Craven Keeler)
- VBM improves the allocation ofVIEW DOCUMENT
3139 words - 13 pages of their internal talent may adapt and thrive better than their competitors. This depends on their ability to capitalise on the knowledge, skills and abilities of their respective workforces and recruit to supplement their current talent pool.
Effective talentmanagement starts with People Intelligence – a deep understanding of the skills, behaviours and potential within an organisation and how they align to current and future business objectives. We also see an increased appetite for talent analytics, which enables organisations to compare their talent with that of other organisations (by industry, country or globally)” (Hollon, 2012).
Over the years, there has been researchVIEW DOCUMENT
1605 words - 6 pages given an equal opportunity for employment. Boardman Management Group has contracted with an employment law firm to provide legal advice and to handle any employee/employer disputes and EEOC issues. The legal counsel is involved in these disputes only when the human resources director retains their counsel.Human resource consists of organizational people, policies and systems that influence employees' behavior, attitudes, and performance. The human resource department has the potential to be a source of sustainable competitive advantage, contributing to basic objectives such as quality, profits, and customer satisfaction.ReferencesSnell, A. (2002). Low employment is good for strategic staffing. Recruiting Exchange. Retrieved 17 December 2006, from https://mycampus.phoenix.edu/VIEW DOCUMENT
1537 words - 6 pages Selection and Assessment, 11, pp. 113-120
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1109 words - 4 pages Halliburton is one of the largest Drilling companies in the world. This company has over 50,000 employees and operates in more then 70 Countries including North America, Central & South America, Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Oceania. Halliburton consists of two company divisions-(1) Drilling and Evaluation and (2) Completion and Protection This paper will go over the various aspects of Management planning within Halliburton.
Planning Function of Management
Planning is essential at all levels of the Halliburton Organization. Planning is a methodical approach for translating the company mission and vision into strategies and action plans that respond to the customerVIEW DOCUMENT
2079 words - 8 pages give you a competitive advantage won't be sustainable. In conclusion for companies to achieve business strategies successfully HRM strategies has to be linked.
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3080 words - 12 pages vertical management is replaced by networking, where information passes through multiple and informal channels, where initiative-taking is more important than obedience, and where strategies are especially complex because of the expansion of markets beyond national
Borders and hence the education system needs to be restructured, reorient and refined .
United Nations University in 2010 came up with the idea of the decade for education for sustainable development based on a “new vision of education that seeks to empower people of all ages to assume responsibility for creating and enjoying a sustainable future”.
Hence the role of universities is to create highly competent knowledge workersVIEW DOCUMENT
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1764 words - 7 pages most important competencies for the organization as well as the position. The involvement of management in articulating the behavioral expectations of the new roles is critical.
In one of the situations in our team discussions, we addressed the behavior of an IT professional that was hired as a contract employee. It seemed that management continued to hire creative individuals and fostered an environment that would allow people to work independently without many spoken behavioral boundaries. Certain behaviors, such as showing up to work on time, and meeting deadlines were not behaviors where this individual excelled. He lacked focus even for interesting research projectsVIEW DOCUMENT
1004 words - 4 pages, “Toyota will lead the way to the future of mobility, enriching lives around the world with the safest and most responsible ways of moving people. Through our commitment to quality, constant innovation and respect for the planet, we aim to exceed expectations and be rewarded with a smile. We will meet challenging goals by engaging the talent and passion of people, who believe there is always a better way.” Both of Toyota’s missions are geared towards making their customers happy by the quality and reliability of their vehicles, and helping the community become a better place and to make things better for everybody. Toyota motivates their employees by respecting opinions from production and salesVIEW DOCUMENT
1701 words - 7 pages strategic HRM practices in Malaysian institutions. Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, 13(2), 87-104. Received from http://rphrm.curtin.edu.au/2005/issue2/malaysia.html Cooper, D., & Schindler, P. (2011). Business research methods (11th Ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, pp. 112 -116 Coyne, K. P. (1986). Sustainable Competitive Advantage-What It Is, What It Isn't. Business Horizons, 29(1), 54. Dewitt L. (2009). Better packages, better candidates. Accounting Today, 23(16), 43. Haar, J., & Kossack, S. (1990). Employee benefit packages: How understandable are they?. Journal Of Business Communication, 27(2), 185-200. Ladesky, L., & Catanâ, G. (2013). Causes affectingVIEW DOCUMENT
2905 words - 12 pages efficiency and productivity between individual varied due to a number of reasons, mainly motivation, talent and intelligence. This therefore implied making workers work harder was not as effective as optimizing the work process and conditions (Khurmana 2009).
Principle of Scientific Management
To optimize the workflow process, Taylor suggested a number of things which are summarized under the 4 principle of scientific management. The first recommendation was to increase efficiency and consequent productivity through eliminating the rule of thumb that characterized the preceding working conditions. Generally, workers used to exercise extreme autonomy by applying knowledge previously acquiredVIEW DOCUMENT
1398 words - 6 pages strategic management of its objectives, there must be a mission. An organization's mission is referred to as its reasos for existence, and reflects the organization's basic purpose as a supplier of goods and/or services. There are official objectives which state the basic purpose of the organizaiton as a supplier of goods and/or services; and operating objectives which state specific ends toward which organizational resources are actually allocated, identifying key results that are pursued in the organization's day to day activities.Several common operating objectives for managers are: profitability, market share, human talent, financial health, cost efficiency, product qualityVIEW DOCUMENT
2961 words - 12 pages investing in employees again, and as part of this investment, Isdell promised to listen before implementing change to gain support and determine what changes were needed (Kesler, 2008). He focused on long-term needs, rather than short-term reactions and put back into place performance management processes to evaluation and reward employees such as training and professional development (Kesler, 2008). With the aid of the new HR director, Cynthia McCague, Isdell sought to correct deficiencies in executive level management and has implemented programs that train managers to develop talent, especially in individuals who have an eye for recognizing talent in others (Kesler, 2008). The HRVIEW DOCUMENT
1795 words - 7 pagesThe original case was about Chiron, a biotechnology company, in the United States. Chiron was acquired in 2006 by Novartis, a Swedish company formed by the merger of Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz Laborites. Since Chiron itself no longer exists, we have focused our case around Novartis as of 2013. Novartis specializes in diagnostic services, generic and name brand medications, ophthalmological tools, as well as a small segment in pet health. The business prides itself in producing the latest drugs, hiring the best talent, and being a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry. Over the years the company has survived by focusing on its internal development in addition to a series of mergersVIEW DOCUMENT
3563 words - 14 pages regions that offer the potential for controlled, sustainable market growth, because they need to understand and be well connected with the needs of their customers in these regions. Currently, Asia offers the greatest potential for new and rapidly expanding markets, while markets in North America tend to be more flexible than those in Europe.The consequences of open innovationIn the past, it was appropriate to distinguish between research activities, which were often more fundamental in nature, and development, which is necessarily carried out closer to market. Today, this distinction has become less relevant. Models are shifting away from supply-side models towards more demand-drivenVIEW DOCUMENT
3740 words - 15 pagesASSIGNMENTUsing the information that you have gathered write a management report in which you:1.Critically assess the implications of Cap Gemini's business strategy and its current performance for the management of people within it.2.On the basis of your analysis make recommendations for Cap Gemini's short, medium and long-term HRM strategies that would address the issues you have identified. Your recommendations should include your proposed strategy for evaluating the implementation of the measures you recommend.TABLE OF CONTENTS1.INTRODUCTION12.CORE THESIS AND METHODOLOGY22.1.CORE THESIS22.2.METHODOLOGY33.ANALYSIS4VIEW DOCUMENT
2766 words - 11 pages actions through attraction, retaining and development of talented community for talent and diverse people in supporting the agenda of excellence in Universities (Solnet et al 2008).
A wide range of human resource management functions are tied to succession planning which are inclusive of Recruiting employee functions and skill development along with abilities engagement inclusive of Performance management, training programs and mentoring programs. This program will help the employees exceed in the position currently and prepare them for any advancement in future along with retention increase and ensuring the return on investment of institution. The staff of human resource management hasVIEW DOCUMENT
892 words - 4 pages analysts indicate LVMH will surpass projections for the 2012 fiscal year.Investment in LVMH is highly recommended. The company proves to be sustainable and highly profitable over extended periods of time, is the global leader in its industry, maintains stability in the wake of constant innovation, and has secured a loyal customer base that continues to grow.LVMH's corporate strategy is a conglomerate diversification with business lines in in fashion and leather goods, watches and jewelry, perfumes, wines and spirits, retail stores and more. While in recent years conglomerates have not been able to sustain high-level performance, LVMH has because itsVIEW DOCUMENT
1647 words - 7 pagesThe resource based view of the firm (RBV) deals with the concept that by understanding the internal resource base and core competences, the management of a business will be able to employ this specific knowledge to create and sustain a competitive advantage. The RBV promotes the idea of firm heterogeneity and the notion that the conscious and tacit development of idiosyncratic bundles of resources and competences will provide competitive advantage. This is in contrast to the traditional analysis and strategy formulation that considered, in a neo-classical light, each firm to be aVIEW DOCUMENT
2825 words - 11 pages mission is as follows, "To be an innovative and inspirational corporate citizen in a world where our company participates. We seek to protect and enhance the Nike brand through responsible business practices that contribute to profitable and sustainable growth." This mission portrays its management's beliefs and values of their desire to be number one and maintain the leading position in the sports and fitness shoe and apparel industry.
Within Nike's code of ethics they also stress how important their social responsibility is to theVIEW DOCUMENT
3046 words - 12 pagesHuman Resource Management in Business
Human Resource Management (HRM) is no longer a personnel office that is simply a record-keeping and maintenance function. Huselid (1995) points out that there is a positive correlation that has developed between HRM as a strategic ally and company performance. HRM research has grown from an atheoretical origin to view organizational activities from an interdisciplinary perspective (Jennings, 1994) that is concerned with a movement toward methodological and theoretical development (Ferris & Judge, 1991). This review will look at the different ways HRM plays into the overall scheme of providing an organization with a more sustainableVIEW DOCUMENT
1761 words - 7 pages can promote sustainable development and provide competitive advantage (Worman 2005). For example, recruitment of diverse talent brings better decision making and improved problem solving, greater creativity and innovation, which leads to enhanced product development, and more successful marketing to different types of customers, (Fine 1980). Other benefits of business building a diverse workforce include: having a wider range of resources, skills and ideas among your employees, improving staff retention, leading to lower recruitment and training costs and increasing employee efficiency and reduced stress due to cross-functional teams, that is employees are capable of a variety of roles due toVIEW DOCUMENT
6655 words - 27 pages can bring competitive differentiation, permission to enter new markets, and favorable positioning in the talent wars.In a landmark Harvard Business Review article, Michael Porter and Mark Kramer proposed a new way to look at the relationship between business and society, a way that unifies company philanthropy with the management of CSR efforts and embeds a social dimension in their core value proposition. According to Porter and Kramer, the fact is, the prevailing approaches to CSR are so fragmented and so disconnected from business and strategy as to obscure many of the greatest opportunities for companies to benefit society. If, instead, corporations were to analyze theirVIEW DOCUMENT