HR with data

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Organisation View‘s Andrew Marritt tells me top firms’ want to model workforce planning and talent pipelines, reflecting increasingly data-driven HR management. Syngenta, ABB, Nestlé and others have very large teams across multiple functions and business units, and small changes to hiring, turnover, promotion, transfer and age profiles make a big difference to their ability to grow and support their businesses … and management in other functions expect HR to figure out what to do, not just to meet short-term needs ...

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Strategy in disease response

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Strategy is not just for business. How best to suppress disease outbreaks (One Health)? See Rabies model built after just 3 hours tuition (!) by students at Royal Veterinary College. Such policy issues have big financial implications too, of course – vaccinating or sterilising dogs is not cheap. Previous successes include the World Health Organisations strategy for Continue Reading →

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Aid for Trade

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Some UK Aid aims to boost Trade to help cut poverty. Videos + models at http://sdl.re/AidForTradeVideos show how planning and managing Aid for Trade could be enhanced using strategy dynamics principles. [From a pilot study for DFID, the UK Dept for International Development. Many other Aid agencies also work on Aid for Trade]

Three things need to work for small scale exporters to trade [a] Access : ports or border crossings, roads or other links to get there …[b] Capacity : buildings ...

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