Talent Development 2010: A conversation with Sony
As Lee Hecht Harrison partners with organisations, managers and employees to address engagement and retention challenges, we come across leaders that are seizing the opportunities that these challenges present — and raising the bar. One such individual is Christine DiDonato, Director, Talent and Organisational Development, Human Resources, SONY Electronics. While Sony is recognised as a leader in electronics, they are also innovating in the HR arena.
Emerging leadership practices: responding to changing demands
Lee Hecht Harrison recently completed interviews and focus groups with senior HR global business leaders to identify emerging leadership practices needed for the immediate future. The discussions ranged from the challenges and opportunities impacting the development of leaders at all levels in their organisations to generational differences and desired leadership behaviors in the workplace.
Building competitively sustainable organisations for the 21st century.
Why do some organisations thrive, even in the face of the chaos, complexity and rapid change that mark today’s business landscape? On the other hand, why do others struggle or fail? What does it take for organisations to be competitively sustainable in terms of the triple bottom line — people, profit and planet? During 2008 and 2009 Lee Hecht Harrison interviewed 30 CEOs and senior leaders to better understand how they view the key components of sustainability and success for their organisations.
Building your personal online brand.
Managing your personal brand is becoming increasingly important to advancing your career. It is also increasingly an online endeavour — and one that presents significant challenges. LinkedIn and similar social networking web sites are useful and fast becoming a necessity. This paper explores the use of a wide range of social media tools for online identity management, job search, and career advancement and makes specific recommendations for their effective use.
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