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    • The Executive Pay Drama: From Comedy to Tragedy 

      Cherrington, David J. (2009-12-21)
      [Excerpt] Should we rely on legislation to correct problems or should we act collectively to make ethical decisions? After careful thought, it becomes clear that legislation is a seductive copout that makes matters worse ...
    • The Changing Environment of Professional HR Associations 

      DeGraff, Jonathan E. (2010-02-21)
      [Excerpt] This paper examines how the landscape of HR associations has changed over the past few decades, and it suggests what association leaders and practitioners can do to ensure the long-term success of the industry ...
    • The Business of Human Resources 

      Fischer, Kurt R. (2010-03-17)
      [Excerpt] The result of this missing ingredient is the basic reason for the variability that exists within the profession. In fact, a lot of business leaders do not clearly understand what HR is responsible or accountable ...
    • Single-System Expatriate Compensation 

      DeGraff, Jonathan E. (2010-04-07)
      [Excerpt] Traveling from his office in The Hague, Netherlands, for the speaking engagement, Mr. Reiff discussed how the world’s largest energy company compensates its more than 8,000 expatriate employees—a number second ...
    • Building A Green Collar Movement 

      Picone, Robert E. (2010-04-15)
      [Excerpt] Environmental sustainability is a widely debated topic— one that the labor movement has tightly embraced and one that more and more HR practitioners are required to confront with regards to personnel policy, ...
    • Winners Announced for Inaugural Essay Competition 

      DeGraff, Jonathan E. (2010-04-26)
      [Excerpt] On the afternoon of April 22, the Cornell HR Review held an awards ceremony for its annual essay competition. Open to all Cornell students, this year’s competition challenged students to respond to one of three ...
    • Combatting Skepticism Towards HR 

      Rosenberg Daneri, Joshua D. (2010-04-26)
      [Excerpt] When assessing the essentiality of HR within a firm, one must first ask what is meant by the word “essential” within a business context. The trickiness here, however, is that such a definition is highly contingent ...
    • Strategic HR: Outsource Yourself? 

      Fowler-Guzzardo, Evan M. (2010-04-28)
      [Excerpt] Human Resources has undergone a major transformation over the past three decades. Instead of solely pursuing a functional approach of delivering services, HR professionals now seek to develop and support the ...
    • Three Strategies for Managing through Economic Change 

      Sherman, John (2010-05-01)
      [Excerpt] Since its implementation, strategic human resource management has helped assuage the age-old conflict formerly accepted to be inherent between employees and management. The interests of these two parties have ...
    • When Gender, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Domestic Violence Come to Work 

      Rosenberg Daneri, Joshua D. (2010-05-04)
      [Excerpt] Gender discrimination and sexual harassment are still prevalent in the American workplace even though laws against such behaviors have been in place for decades. Last week, K.C. Wagner, the Director of Workplace ...
    • A Fine Balance: Effectively Managing Growth and Contraction 

      Sheranian, Nathan J. (2010-05-07)
      [Excerpt] Times of economic hardship and prosperity both pose unique challenges to companies and their talent management practices. On one hand, while companies are experiencing contraction, employers may neglect motivating ...
    • Effective Employee Incentive Plans: Features and Implementation Processes 

      Gordon, Allison A.; Kaswin, Jennifer L. (2010-05-28)
      [Excerpt] This paper will evaluate the effectiveness of broad-based employee incentives, identifying the features of effective plans. For our purposes, “broad-based” is used to signal that more than 50 percent of employees ...
    • Managing Psychopathic Employees 

      Langbert, Mitchell B. (2010-06-16)
      [Excerpt] What if a small but definable subset of the employee population were responsible for a major share of corporate crime and ethical breaches? If so, then developing policies that target them would improve the firm’s ...
    • A Heroic Profession 

      DeGraff, Jonathan E. (2010-09-06)
      [Excerpt] Last week, Archer Daniels Midland Company SVP of HR Michael D’Ambrose spoke at Cornell University’s ILR School to professor Lisa Dragoni’s introductory class on HR management. In a presentation titled “HR Heroes: ...
    • Talent Management in a Turbulent World 

      Kwan, Winnie (2010-09-23)
      [Excerpt] How does an HR practitioner manage a company’s talent pipeline through a period of social, economic, and environmental volatility? Last week, Hugh Mitchell, Chief Human Resources & Corporate Officer of Royal Dutch ...
    • Navigating the Labor Market in China: Enhancing Expatriate Effectiveness 

      Atkinson, Michelle; Kubricky, Ann M.; Sheranian, Nathan J. (2010-10-06)
      [Excerpt] As business continues to grow in China, employers there struggle to find locals who possess the needed knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the talent demands of the market. Many multinational corporations ...
    • Motivating Employees in R&D 

      McAllister, Ryan B.; Vandlen, Chelsea E. (2010-10-30)
      [Excerpt] A new medicine can take as long as 15 years to develop and may cost a pharmaceutical research company $1.3 billion or more from the laboratory to the pharmacy shelf. The research environment is very different ...
    • Leading During Uncertain Times 

      Picone, Robert E. (2010-11-01)
      [Excerpt] L. Kevin Cox, Chief HR Officer of American Express, recently delivered the keynote address at the 8th Annual Human Capital Association Symposium. The theme of the event was “Leading with Flexibility: Adapting to ...
    • M&A Considerations for HR 

      Chen, Lisa (2010-11-29)
      [Excerpt] Chris Altizer, SVP of HR for Pfizer Diversified Businesses, visited Cornell earlier this month to discuss the important role HR can play in corporate mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Altizer discussed what M&A ...
    • The Changing Workforce 

      Chen, Lisa (2011-04-05)
      [Excerpt] As the world is always changing and the need for talent is more competitive than ever, businesses are finding themselves in need of attracting and retaining key talent that will drive growth domestically and ...