December 20, 2013
HE’S SHAKING UP THE TOYSHOP
By Gina Ruiz
| Mattel CEO Robert Eckert uses an elaborate workforce strategy to revitalize the toy giant and break down its product-silo mentality. He wants |
this people development process to be his legacy.
Special Report: SHAREHOLDER VALUE
Stories by Patrick J. Kiger
|As more companies discover than an effective workforce strategy can be a potent tool for boosting their market value, human resource leaders will increasingly need to adopt a shareholder mind-set.|
THE PERFORMANCE PACKAGE
Stories by Gina Ruiz
|Read the results of an exclusive Workforce Management survey on performance management. And see how companies make pay for performance work. .|
The Last Word
Try something new
Dr. John Sullivan
| In the Mail |
GM’s JumpStart; online stories
From our readers
An HRO Stumble
Two leaders depart, and problems in implementing deals could be to blame. Downshifed Telecommuting: HP pulls back on its work-at-home options for some employees. Legal Briefings: Exempt workers; pot smoking. Hot List: Top payroll providers. Data Bank: China takes Africa And more.
| Mergers |
DUE DILIGENCE FOR THE TALENT
Just as investment banks check the financials before a merger or acquisition, many now size up a target’s talent.
CARE IN FILLING THE HIRING POOL
New EEOC guidance puts a greater burden on employers to assemble a equitable pool of job applicants.
TRANSGENDER PROTECTIONS GROW
For many large companies, it’s the business case for an inclusive workplace, rather than the threat of litigation, that drives the decision to extend protections..