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Aon Moving Its Headquarters to London

January 13, 2012
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Aon President and CEO Greg Case said the move, which must be approved by shareholders, is another step in the firm's strategic plan to grow Aon as a global platform. In particular, London will help Aon grow its business in emerging markets, he said.
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SHRM Elects Three New Board Members

November 22, 2011
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The recently elected officials are Coretha M. Rushing of Equifax Inc., Brian D. Silva of Fresenius Medical Care and José Tomas of Burger King Corp.
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Data Bank Focus: The International Picture

November 1, 2011
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Occupy Wall Street, the Tea Party and You

October 18, 2011
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To their credit, Americans of different political stripes are not sitting passively in the face of economic problems. They are speaking up and fighting back. And that has implications for employers.
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Foul-ups Trump Safeguards in UBS Scandal

September 27, 2011
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In the aftermath of such blatantly avoidable foul-ups, can you recall a single instance when outside analysts concluded that systems and processes had not been put in place or learning had not been delivered? I can't. It's the failure to act in line with all of these safeguards that's the issue.
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Indian Outsourcer’s Woes May Open Doors for HR There

September 16, 2011
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The problems at Satyam Computer Services, once ranked by Hewitt Associates as the second-best employer in India and the third-best by Mercer, reveals an opportunity for HR leaders there to take a larger role in how a corporation is governed, some observers say.
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Expect ‘Severe’ World Economic Downturn Next Year, Analysts Say

September 16, 2011
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Fitch Ratings estimates that the U.S., Europe and Japan will see a contraction of 0.8 percent in their combined gross domestic product in 2009, in contrast to estimated GDP growth of 1.1 percent for 2008.
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Dear Workforce What's Unique About the Chinese Workforce

September 7, 2011
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For the last 10 years, I have worked for a family-run manufacturing company in China. But recently I was hired by a U.S. manufacturing corporation to lead the human resources function at one of its facilities here. I have not worked for U.S. companies and have not yet been to the States. How should I prepare myself to determine the difference between the workforces of Asian and U.S. companies and adapt to those cultural changes?
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Dear Workforce We Strike Deals with Expert Traders Overseas. How Do We Compensate Them So the Business Remains After They Le

September 7, 2011
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Our company is growing overseas and often buys companies that are, in reality, people with connections. The person is usually a trader of commodities and has built a business around personal expertise and contacts (so if they go, the business goes with them). How could we creatively motivate and compensate these people to build the business beyond themselves and thus make our investment last long after they leave?
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Top 10 Workforce Management News Stories of 2009

September 7, 2011
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Health care, pay discrimination, immigration issues and unemployment were among the topics that dominated the news in 2009. The year began with sea change in American politics as Barack Obama was sworn in as president and the Democratic Party took control of both houses of Congress.
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