August 20, 2017

Archives for July 2015

Think British!

  We all agree that 21st century managers need to appreciate that national culture is an important factor when managing diverse, multinational teams or organisations. There is no doubt that people from different cultures tend to hold different values. People from Western societies like the US and UK tend to be more individualistic in social […]

Doubleplusungood HR*

Journalist James Gingell, writing in the highly respected UK newspaper The Guardian, has recently compared the language used by Human Resources (HR) to that which George Orwell accused totalitarians of using to excuse and enable political repression.  Orwell of course was the author of the classic dystopia ‘1984’. Gingell wrote: ‘ …. I think there’s […]