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Articles by Jessica Marquez

Options Abound

September 21, 2006
When the Financial Accounting Standards Board in 2005 began requiring companies to list their stock option grants as expenses, many predicted the imminent death of such perks.
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Chief Change Officer Measuring Up

September 21, 2006
There's a reason Dennis Donovan once again leads Workforce Management 's yearly list of the highest-paid HR leaders: He has used his role as Home Depot's chief workforce architect to help take the company in new strategic directions.
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Critics Remain Wary of Wal-Mart's Plans

August 15, 2006
Wal-Mart's plan to expand its HR operations to dedicate staff to each of its regions may be a step in the right direction, but some observers hope it’s just the first of more measures to come. Providing more HR support and training for its store managers is something Wal-Mart has needed to do for some time, critics say.
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Driving Ideas Forward at Nissan

July 24, 2006
In the increasingly competitive automobile industry, companies are trying to stay ahead of the competition by speeding the innovation cycle. This requires a workforce model that lets ideas move through the organization quickly.
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