Monday 2 February 2009

Talking HR Show #010 (Navigating your way out of the recession)


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Show notes:

1:20 mins Krishna / Jon: Introduction (show days, news from the UK re Woolworths and Ireland re Diageo, elsewhere: unemployment in China, social unrest and wildcat strikes
10:00 Caller from Detroit
12:30 Jon: Discussions at the World Economic, Davos
15:35 Krishna: Re depressing news
16:55 Jon: Link back to show #009: Aligning your HR plan and with the business strategy
20:20 Jon: Link back to show #004: Employee engagement and business performance
21:45 Krishna: Acknowledgement - being a real leader who cares in order to inspire trust (this will be the topic for our next show, #011)
26:00 Krishna: Taking account of employee reactions and communications
27:30 Jon: The need to be open and honest (unlike Gordon Brown?)
30:50 Krishna: The need to be creative
34:00 Jon: Some good news - companies are being more progressive this time around
36:10 Krishna / Jon: the potential extent of change (eg in Woolworths)
40:30 Jon: Cultural change supporting a "fundamental reboot" of the economy
41:15 Krishna: Using examples for HR planning / to take into the Boardroom to provide a different mindset
43:20 Jon: Organisations have got to change (recent management 2.0 conference)
48:10 End


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