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Articles by Shari Caudron

Don't Mess With Carly

July 1, 2003
Hewlett-Packard was once a consensus-driven, decentralized, "dwindling" company that focused on products and engineering. CEO Carly Fiorina has turned it into a hard-driving, top-down success that keenly focuses on customers and sales. If employees don't agree? Easy. It's Carly's way or the highway.
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It's Passion That Makes the Difference

May 30, 2003
Shari Caudron meets a master sommmelier whose love of wine is intoxicating. She suggests that human resources people might want to find that kind of passion for their work, which is so much more important than a silly upstart Merlot.
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HR Is Dead ... Long Live HR

December 23, 2002
Is HR history? Outsourcing is on the rise, and experts say HR head counts will eventually plummet by 25 percent or more. And yet, HR leaders like Kathleen Barclay of General Motors believe the profession is more important that ever. Could both views be correct? Yes. And here's why.
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