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    • 2016 CAHRS Partner Day Summary 

      Kanbergs, Mara (2017-02-24)
      [Excerpt] Looking back upon the Fall 2016 semester, the Cornell HR Review would like to take the opportunity to reflect on some of the seminars and activities that our executive team attended. One highlight was the Center ...
    • 21st Century Human Resources: Employee Advocate, Business Partner, or Both? 

      Maugans, Chris (2015-02-11)
      [Excerpt] The human resources (“HR”) field can be segmented into three eras. The first era developed in the late 19th century out of labor tensions as public concern grew due to the sometimes violent relations between ...
    • 9th Annual National HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo 

      Lindseth, Maud (2015-03-27)
      [Excerpt] As a graduate student at The School of Hotel Administration, I had the pleasure of attending the 9th Annual National HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo. The conference was held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, ...
    • A Comparative Analysis of the Uses of Mediation in the Entertainment Industry 

      Ostrander, Tim (2013-03-03)
      [Excerpt] This paper will provide a broad, and by no means exhaustive, overview of some of the unique ways that mediation is, or could be, used in some of the principal fields of entertainment while, identifying the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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: ...
    • A Human Resources Perspective From the C-Suite: American Express 

      Chen, Lisa (2011-12-22)
      [Excerpt] Kevin Cox, the Executive Vice President of Human Resources for American Express, presented in a Fall 2011 graduate course on leadership at the ILR school, appropriately named View From the Top. The presentation ...
    • A Multilateral Approach to Bridging the Global Skills Gap 

      Olson, Matthew P. (2015-05-08)
      [Excerpt] In 2012, McKinsey & Company forecasted a troubling outlook on the labor market through the year 2020. The report highlighted three talent shortages across the globe: nearly 40 million too few college educated ...
    • A New Role for Human Resource Managers: Social Engineering Defense 

      Seidenberger, Scott (2016-09-20)
      [Excerpt] The general risk of social engineering attacks to organizations has increased with the rise of digital computing and communications, while for an attacker the risk has decreased. In order to counter the increased ...
    • Advancing student achievement through labor-management collaboration 

      Trine, Josie J. (2011-11-17)
      [Excerpt] One of the most contentious issues unfolding in the political landscape of the United States is public education optimization and reform. While the United States represents the world’s largest and most diverse ...
    • Australia's solution to disability discrimination enforcement 

      Harper, Paul; French, Ben; Bales, Richard (2011-11-25)
      [Excerpt] Until recently, Australian disability discrimination law was similar to that of the United States and much of the rest of the world: it defined disability relatively narrowly, its penalties for noncompliance were ...
    • Bill Dirksen – Cornell Campus Visit 

      Kirsch, Adam (2015-04-07)
      [Excerpt] On March 24, 2015, Bill Dirksen joined ten students from Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations for a lunch and career chat. An alumnus of the school’s graduate program (1985), Dirksen came to Cornell ...
    • 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, ...
    • Change Management and Organizational Effectiveness for the HR Professional 

      Hanson, Steve (2013-10-14)
      [Excerpt] Hostess Brands, an American company established in the 1930s, specialized in baked goods including the long established Twinkies, Ho Ho’s, and Wonder Bread. In November of 2012, Hostess management filed for ...
    • Changing Course to Stay in Power at the University of Virginia: A Coalition Theory Perspective 

      Conaton, Steven (2014-11-30)
      [Excerpt] For several weeks in the summer of 2012 the University of Virginia became the center of national media attention in America because of the forced resignation of the university’s first female president. Teresa ...
    • Changing Demands: The Workforce of Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow 

      Burr, Matthew; McGraw, Adriane (2011-12-04)
      Human resource departments have been chartered with the responsibility of protecting the intangible assets of their companies. It is the knowledge and skills of the workers that establish the true strategic advantage in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Creating Stronger Diversity Initiatives in Employment Settings 

      Roberts, Evan M. (2011-11-04)
      This article explores the common problems associated with ineffective diversity initiatives and what steps a firm can take to cultivate a successful plan. Diversity dilemmas in the workplace have long frustrated advocates ...
    • Determining HR Knowledge, Skill and Ability (KSA) Gaps Through Interaction with the Organizational Talent Pool 

      Starkweather, Ryan (2012-05-15)
      [Excerpt] Technology makes our lives easier and we love it; and so do our shareholders. We work faster, have higher output, and are better connected than any other civilization in history. The problem with this recent ...
    • Disability Employment in the Hospitality Industry: Human Resources Considerations 

      Donnelly, Kelly; Joseph, Jeffrey (2012-03-31)
      [Excerpt] The characteristics of the hospitality industry are extremely dynamic and differ from other industries. In the United States and many other parts of the world, the predominant industry is transitioning from ...