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The Skills That Separate People Who Perform From Those Who Don't

February 27, 2007
In his new book, Know-How: The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform From Those Who Don’t , Ram Charan defies traditional notions about leadership. It’s no longer enough for leaders to just be charismatic and courageous to succeed. Instead, they need to hone their skills to address the needs of their organizations. Charan recently spoke to Workforce Management staff writer Jessica Marquez about his perspective.
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Uniform Metrics Could Speed HRO Deals

February 2, 2007
A working group set up by four HRO companies has created a way to standardize a statement of work—the outline that is the basis of an outsourcing agreement. Buyers would be able to see the pricing and performance indicators for each of the prospective providers on a single sheet of paper.
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Arinsos Window of Opportunity

February 2, 2007
As some of the larger HR outsourcers become more selective about signing clients, Arinso might have the chance to become a real player in the field. But to be a true HRO provider, the Belgian company needs to establish a name and a strong presence in the U.S.—something that analysts say it has failed to do so far.
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