Workforce Management October 19, 2009
GM’s Latest Model
by Jeremy Smerd
|General Motors is betting that a new company culture—one emphasizing risk-taking and independent decision-making—can help reverse its fortunes. But the carmaker has been down the culture-change road many times before.|
SPECIAL REPORT ON HR TECHNOLOGY:
|After the chaotic cutting of the latest recession, many employers are looking at workforce planning software to provide more stability in meeting their short- and long-term talent needs.|
SPECIAL REPORT ON CONTINGENT STAFFING:
|Experts are forecasting an explosion in the use of contingent labor as U.S. businesses emerge from the recession, a trend that could present a host of new issues for companies—and for HR in particular.|
The Last Word
Calm, Cool Leadership
Weighing In on Wellness
From our readers
|Fever for Flu Shots|
Amid H1N1 worries and a shortage of seasonal vaccine, employers are rushing to acquire inoculations for their workers; long-held retirement-plan strategies get a fresh look in the recession’s wake; an Indiana ruling could make employers hesitant to hire obese people; ‘stealth’ employment-law cases dot the Supreme Court’s new docket.
5 Questions: blowing the whistle at Bayer. The Hot Lists I and II: staffing companies and HRMS providers. Data Bank: health benefits on the brink.
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