Jobs of the Future

Jobs of the Future

What U.S. jobs will be most in demand over the next decade? This question has become increasingly relevant to people who, in the face of job...
Scenarios for an Uncertain Age

Scenarios for an Uncertain Age

In today's age of uncertainty, managers are finding it hard to make important business decisions, often deferring them until there's greater "visibilit...
The Innovation Imperative

The Innovation Imperative

In the future, the ability to innovate will be the only thing separating successful companies from unsuccessful ones, contends Tom Kelley, general...
The Merger Tsunami Breaks

The Merger Tsunami Breaks

The merger tidal wave that kept building through the 1990s seems to finally have broken, due to a slowing global economy and the uncertainty...
The Challenge of Social Responsibility

The Challenge of Social Responsibility

Being a socially responsible corporate citizen is a complex challenge these days. "Beyond satisfying their shareholders, consumers and employees, [corp...
Reviewing Military Leave Policies

Reviewing Military Leave Policies

In the wake of the September 11th attacks, U.S. employers have been deciding how to handle military leave issues. While most large companies had a...
The Threat to Globalization

The Threat to Globalization

Until September 11th, many experts considered the process of globalization to be as tough and resilient as a force of nature. Then a small group of...
Global Pressure to End Gender Bias

Global Pressure to End Gender Bias

"Battle Underway Against Gender Discrimination in the Chinese Workplace." "Support Committee Backs Maquiladora Workers Fighting Pregnancy...
Trauma May Increase Substance Abuse

Trauma May Increase Substance Abuse

Most workers are back on the job, resuming their daily activities after the terrorist attacks, but some are quietly dealing with lingering fear, grief...
A New World of HR Implications

A New World of HR Implications

For HR managers, as for everyone else, the world has changed dramatically since September 11th. Strategic thinking has taken on a new urgency as we...