Monthly Archives: September 2014


Is your learning and development strategy effective?

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Sep 2014

Is your learning and development strategy effective?

Over the last few years employers have consistently moaned about the lack of skilled applicants to fill vacancies. Training existing employees in the new skills required would seem to be an obvious solution that would benefit both employer and employee. So is this happening? Two recent reports from NIACE (the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education) – one from the employers’ perspective and the other...

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Corporate Social Responsibility – What Does It Mean?

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Sep 2014

Corporate Social Responsibility – What Does It Mean?

Different organisations have framed different definitions – although there is considerable common ground between them. Possibly the best current definition is that CSR is about how organisations manage the business processes to produce an overall positive impact on society. Take the following illustration: Organisations need to answer to two aspects of their operations: 1. The quality of their management – both in terms of people...

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