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Articles by Gina Ruiz

Mattel Chief Keeps an Open Ear to Employees

June 30, 2006
During his six-year tenure, Mattel CEO Robert Eckert has had lunch with thousands of employees at the company's El Segundo California headquarters. And he's read hundreds of handwritten responses from the workforce surveys that have been instituted at Mattel.
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Performance Management Underperforms

June 30, 2006
A Workforce Management survey of more than 200 HR leaders find widespread dissatisfaction with current systems. The way those leaders plan to address the situation, however, may be an unwelcome surprise to best-of-breed vendors.
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Shaking Up the Toy Shop

June 30, 2006
Disjointed and lacking strategic direction, Mattel had clearly had fallen off its game. Now, a unifying workforce vision that finally brings true employee development, performance management and succession planning to the toy giant has helped the company find its way again.
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Performance Management Underperforms

June 30, 2006
A Workforce Management survey of more than 200 HR leaders find widespread dissatisfaction with current systems. The way those leaders plan to address the situation, however, may be an unwelcome surprise to best-of-breed vendors.
Read More