February 25 2014 - "Teambuilding" is a much maligned word. From our experience, here are
a few things that Teambuilding providers need to keep in mind.
October 12 2010 - Most European businesses are finding it difficult to attract and motivate the skilled individuals
needed to recover from the economic crisis, according to research from global professional services company Towers Watson.
October 2 2010 - Latin America is a significant emerging outsourcing destination for U.S. companies.
September 14 2010 - The majority of organizations are experiencing difficulty attracting employees with
critical skills as economic conditions improve.
April 1 2010 - Using all their internal resources at once and
concentrating intently on the immediate task they are less able to respond to unexpected challenges.
February 10 2009 - Corporate responses to the global economic crisis and the impact on social
December 9 2007 - International work assignments are becoming more common as major corporations
announces new offices in rapidly developing countries such as China, Dubai or India. But the 2007 Expatriate Work-Life Balance Survey from ORC
Worldwide(R) has found that international assignees are finding it difficult to maintain
an equilibrium between their personal and professional lives.
July 25 2007 - An international study of nearly 2500 call centres has challenged many
assumptions about management and employment practices in this sector. The Global Call Centre Report: International
Perspectives on Management and Employment summarizes collaborative research by more than 40 academics in 17
countries in Asia, Africa, South America, North America and Europe.
September 6 2006 - The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) has strongly criticized the 2007 edition of the
World Bank publication, Doing Business, prepared by the private sector development department. This declares
the Marshall Islands to be the world's 'best performer', displacing last year's winner, Palau.
September 5 2006 - Companies in China are struggling to retain their professional and support staff, and face having to pay higher salaries or excessive recruitment costs, according to research by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, a global leader for HR and related financial advice and services.
August 29 2006 - A study for the ILO shows that violence at work is increasing worldwide and has reached epidemic levels in some countries. Situations described range from bullying and mobbing (where a group of workers targets an individual), to threats, sexual harassment and homicide. Professions once regarded as largely immune are increasingly involved in both developed and developing countries.
April 13 2006 - A report from the Conference Board finds that major Asia-Pacific companies are searching more intensively for executives living in the region, rather than relying on expatriate executives brought in from other parts of the world.
April 1 2006 - A research report from the Economist Intelligence Unit
predicts that more than half the growth in the world's GDP over the next 15 years
will come from China (27%), the US (16%) and India (12%).
January 21 2006 - A recent report by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is critical of Hong Kong's continuing
failure to ensure fundamental employment rights. It highlights lack of legal recognition for trade unions, absence of collective bargaining, and insufficient protection against various forms of discrimination.
April 30 2005 - The 2005 A.T. Kearney/FOREIGN POLICY Globalization Index (TM)
records Singapore's rise to the top ranking based on the strength of its increased
political engagement and foreign trade ties.
January 12 2002 - Valeo, the French-based automotive
supplier has transmitted proposals for a reduction in employment levels to its European Works Council