What Ebay's HR team is learning from Silicon Valley start-ups

Boardroom Relationships What Ebay's HR team is learning from Silicon Valley start-ups

5y Owain Thomas

What Ebay's HR team is learning from Silicon Valle...

Ebay’s international HR leader explains how technology and start-up businesses have disrupted the traditional function and why HR needs to own the emp...

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Editor's letter: The importance of authenticity and integrity

Boardroom Relationships Editor's letter: The importance of authenticity and integrity

5y Owain Thomas

Editor's letter: The importance of authenticity an...

Authenticity is one of the key attributes for business leaders today, so says Bunge EMEA CEO Tommy Jensen. I would go so far as to say it is the most ...

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Editor's letter: The importance of authenticity and integrity

Boardroom Relationships Editor's letter: The importance of authenticity and integrity

5y Owain Thomas

Editor's letter: The importance of authenticity an...

Authenticity is one of the key attributes for business leaders today, so says Bunge EMEA CEO Tommy Jensen. I would go so far as to say it is the most ...

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How to build a great relationship with your CEO

Boardroom Relationships How to build a great relationship with your CEO

5y Owain Thomas

How to build a great relationship with your CEO

Building a great relationship with a CEO takes time and hard work. Owain Thomas discovers how Bunge’s EMEA CEO and VP of HR grew their partnership. View article

The ten recommendations for executive pay reform

Boardroom Relationships The ten recommendations for executive pay reform

5y Owain Thomas

The ten recommendations for executive pay reform

The Investment Association’s Executive Remuneration Working Group has proposed ten recommendations which it believes will rebuild trust in executive p...

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The seven keys to installing a fit for purpose corporate culture

Boardroom Relationships The seven keys to installing a fit for purpose corporate culture

5y Owain Thomas

The seven keys to installing a fit for purpose cor...

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its seven point guide for how employers can build a strong corporate culture. View article

Editor's letter: Leading from the front...will you step up?

Boardroom Relationships Editor's letter: Leading from the front...will you step up?

5y Owain Thomas

Editor's letter: Leading from the front...will you...

One particular quote from Ram Charran at the European HR Directors Summit seems particularly relevant at present: “Please note, companies don’t die, l...

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Editor's letter: Leading from the front...will you step up?

Boardroom Relationships Editor's letter: Leading from the front...will you step up?

5y Owain Thomas

Editor's letter: Leading from the front...will you...

One particular quote from Ram Charran at the European HR Directors Summit seems particularly relevant at present: “Please note, companies don’t die, l...

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Alistair Darling: Strong corporate governance is vital following UK vote

Boardroom Relationships Alistair Darling: Strong corporate governance is vital following UK vote

5y Owain Thomas

Alistair Darling: Strong corporate governance is v...

Alistair Darling has warned business leaders that good long-term corporate governance will be vital following the result of the UK’s EU referendum. View article

Dow SVP of HR: Risk of becoming a support function

Boardroom Relationships Dow SVP of HR: Risk of becoming a support function

5y Owain Thomas

Dow SVP of HR: Risk of becoming a support function

The head of HR at global chemical company Dow has warned that HR risks becoming a support function if practitioners do not become more business orient...

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Ram Charan’s three keys to claiming your seat at the boardroom table

Boardroom Relationships Ram Charan’s three keys to claiming your seat at the boardroom table

5y Owain Thomas

Ram Charan’s three keys to claiming your seat at t...

Ram Charan has revealed his three key points to ensure HR leaders earn their seat at the boardroom table. View article

Ram Charan: This is an era for HR

Boardroom Relationships Ram Charan: This is an era for HR

5y Owain Thomas

Ram Charan: This is an era for HR

Ram Charan has urged senior HR leaders to seize the mantle of “trustees of the talent” within organisations and use that to lead organisations and dri...

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Bunge EMEA CEO: CHRO is the most important person, not the CFO

Boardroom Relationships Bunge EMEA CEO: CHRO is the most important person, not the CFO

5y Owain Thomas

Bunge EMEA CEO: CHRO is the most important person,...

Bunge EMEA CEO Tommy Jensen believes the HR leader is the most important person to help a CEO lead an organisation, not the finance director. View article

Ram Charan: Companies don’t die, leaders let them die

Boardroom Relationships Ram Charan: Companies don’t die, leaders let them die

5y Owain Thomas

Ram Charan: Companies don’t die, leaders let them ...

Ram Charan issued a stark warning on the need for developing high quality leadership and skilled people to ensure companies are successful. View article

How can HR leaders bridge the diverging expectations of CEOs and investors?

Boardroom Relationships How can HR leaders bridge the diverging expectations of CEOs and investors?

5y Owain Thomas

How can HR leaders bridge the diverging expectatio...

CEOs and investors have widely different views over key issues affecting the security, stability and future performance of major companies – and HR le...

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The seven reasons why HR teams are investing in analytics

Boardroom Relationships The seven reasons why HR teams are investing in analytics

5y Owain Thomas

The seven reasons why HR teams are investing in an...

Here are the motives (good and bad) for organisations investing in HR analytics. What's your reason? View article

Why the taboo of succession planning is leading global firms to reject internal CEO candidates

Boardroom Relationships Why the taboo of succession planning is leading global firms to reject internal CEO candidates

5y Owain Thomas

Why the taboo of succession planning is leading gl...

The graphs that reveal why the world’s biggest companies are wrong to increasingly turn to external CEOs instead of promoting from within. View article

‘Frightening’ results highlight scale of employee dissatisfaction

Boardroom Relationships ‘Frightening’ results highlight scale of employee dissatisfaction

5y Owain Thomas

‘Frightening’ results highlight scale of employee ...

Fewer than one in five employees would recommend their employer as a good place to work, just half trust what senior leaders say and managers believe ...

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How and why Shell recalibrated its leadership development

Boardroom Relationships How and why Shell recalibrated its leadership development

5y Owain Thomas

How and why Shell recalibrated its leadership deve...

Shell has chosen four principals of leadership development to build its leaders around. View article

Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting your engagement and performance

Boardroom Relationships Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting your engagement and performance

5y Owain Thomas

Marshall Goldsmith’s 12 point plan to boosting you...

World renowned leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith presented his keys to boosting organisational engagement and performance at the HR Directors Busine...

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Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

Boardroom Relationships Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

5y Owain Thomas

Marshall Goldsmith: HR must look beyond compliance

Marshall Goldsmith has urged HR professionals to look beyond compliance matters and to constantly challenge senior leaders and themselves. He recognis...

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Why Ericsson is developing leaders in Africa

Boardroom Relationships Why Ericsson is developing leaders in Africa

5y Lucinda Beeman

Why Ericsson is developing leaders in Africa

Ericsson believes its senior leadership summits to Africa have impacted 3,000 people across the organisation and seen a boost in employee engagement. ...

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Howard Webb: Leaders must not be ‘anonymously competent’

Boardroom Relationships Howard Webb: Leaders must not be ‘anonymously competent’

5y Owain Thomas

Howard Webb: Leaders must not be ‘anonymously comp...

Business leaders must be prepared to make the big decisions and not hide in the shadows, according to former top flight football referee Howard Webb. ...

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Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpose’ culture

Boardroom Relationships Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpose’ culture

5y Lucinda Beeman

Five steps that turned around a ‘not fit for purpo...

Cafcass was branded “not fit for purpose” on several occasions by regulator Ofsted. But the organisation turned itself around thanks to a major cultur...

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Internal senior succession trumps external recruitment

Boardroom Relationships Internal senior succession trumps external recruitment

5y Lucinda Beeman

Internal senior succession trumps external recruit...

Promoting senior leaders from within is cheaper and produces almost identical performance, Willis Towers Watson revealed. Speaking at the HR Directors...

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Cafcass HR chief calls on HR leaders to embrace organisation goals

Boardroom Relationships Cafcass HR chief calls on HR leaders to embrace organisation goals

5y Lucinda Beeman

Cafcass HR chief calls on HR leaders to embrace or...

HR leaders must look outside their operation and deliver significant business improvements if they are to truly partner with the C-Suite. The Children...

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Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

Boardroom Relationships Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

5y Owain Thomas

Death of sexism in the boardroom some way off

The battle to eradicate sexism in British boardrooms still has a significant way to go before true parity exists between male and female directors, de...

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