Change & Continuity

Behind the noise

Disrupting workplace culture can be critical to introducing change. Callum Laing, Partner and Head of Asia with Unity Group, says HR needs to be clear on the bigger picture behind any change in order to manage its impact on the workforce
Shalini Shukla-Pandey - 11 Jul 2013
When a popular, charismatic leader has become synonymous with a team or entire organisation, it's hard to imagine how the team can carry on when the individual leaves
Sumathi V Selvaretnam - 29 May 2013
Hiring a new CEO heralds a fresh chapter in an organisation. Getting the person up to speed with the company's culture and current challenges, in addition to gaining the trust and confidence of the workforce are just some of the areas that HR needs to focus on during those crucial early months
HRM Asia - 15 May 2013
Once the spotlight fades and newly minted managers get back to work, unexpected challenges tend to crop up. One particular problem stands out most of all - managing former colleagues who may be bitter about not getting promoted. HRM finds out what HR can do to prepare the new leader
Priya de Langen - 06 Sep 2012
From annual leave to sick leave, employees are entitled to take a break if they have to but HR must rotate the workload in order for day-to-day operations to continue. Experts say that cross-training and job rotations help with managing the workload while employees are absent
Priya de Langen - 05 Sep 2012
The time of a merger or acquisition can be a challenging one for the businesses involved. HR needs to ensure a seamless integration of corporate cultures in order to make it work
Shalini Shukla-Pandey - 12 Jul 2012
Workplace demographics are changing, with more mature workers staying on for longer. Increasingly, younger people with just a few years of experience are managing people their parents' ages. HRM asks how HR can stem potential generational conflict in the workplace

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