Leadership Matters

By Brenda Clark, CHRE

Organizations today need to shift from short-term to long-term thinking, taking into account a much broader, multi-stakeholder view of the world in decision-making.

By Debra Hughes, MBA, Ph.D.

With their inside viewpoint, promoted leaders should have an easier time integrating into new positions than external hires, right? Actually, the facts might surprise you.

By Vanessa Judelman

A senior executive who is struggling at work, David, constantly feels overwhelmed and overworked. He has been in a leadership role in his company for 15 years and used to love coming to work every day. Now, David dreads Monday morning.

By Philip Wilson, CHRP, SHRP.

Earlier this year, Ram Charan, business thinker and author (and 2008 HRPA Annual Conference keynote speaker), provoked controversy in a Harvard Business Review opinion piece by suggesting that the chief human resources officer (CHRO) position should be scuttled.

By Debra Hughes, MBA, Ph.D.

Some senior HR leaders relax and think the job is done once an executive accepts an offer of employment. The fact is, without an onboarding plan, 40 to 60 per cent of new hires fail in their first two years.

By Phil Wilson, SHRP


With last year’s passage of the Registered Human Resources Professionals Act, 2013, HR professionals will continue to focus on enhancing the “professionalism” of what it means to truly become a human resources “professional.”