Tag Archives: HR

The role of HR – and an MBA – in organisational transformation

Posted by on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Guest blog by Helen Taylor, Organisational development Manager at Damart, a leading brand in clothing for the senior market. Helen has signed up to start an executive MBA at Bradford University School of Management, starting in September and is sponsored by her employer, Damart. The role of HR is evolving all the time and there… Read More »

Has the recession affected the role of HR in corporates?

Posted by on Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Guest blog by Linda Montgomery, HR director at Damart, a leading company in thermal underwear and clothing.  A number of their senior team will be starting the executive MBA at Bradford University School of Management in September.  Here she looks at the learning and development challenges of corporates, particularly when employees are stretched for time… Read More »

Are you really committed at work? Could your employees deliver 1% more commitment – and what would that do to the bottom line?

Posted by on Monday, March 18, 2013

Dr David Spicer is Senior Lecturer in Organizational Change and Head of the Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour Group. There is a lot of talk about commitment and engagement in the workplace these days, but little discussion of what this actually really means. As a human resource management researcher, I know that the evidence… Read More »

If the HR role is to survive, it has to link up with marketing

Posted by on Friday, July 1, 2011

Simon Kingsnorth of Optimal HR, did his executive MBA at Bradford.  Here he challenges HR teams to understand their role as part of brand value – or find they will be taken over by the marketing function Long ago I noticed similarities between marketing and HR – I have also been part of the organisational… Read More »