Professor Øyvind L Martinsen, head of leadership and organisational behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, together with colleague Professor Lars Glasø, surveyed the personality traits of more than 2,900 managers and found that female leaders scored higher than men in most of the five categories measured.
Our annual survey of priorities on the HR agenda finds symmetry across sectors, with learning and development headlining across the board.
HR's most pressing challenges for 2017 include getting to grips with a multi-generational workforce, taking a more prominent role in managing change and supporting innovation, according to the Institute for Employment Studies (IES).
Employers must tread carefully when revising a contract of employment. Joanna Sutton, senior associate solicitor at Nockolds, offers tips to avoid unfair dismissal claims or employee retention problems.
Updated to give 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 as the example financial year and highlight the significance of 31 March 2017 and 30 September 2017 to employers with an April-to-March financial year.
Large private businesses, including the likes of John Lewis, Arcadia and Virgin Atlantic, should have to follow the same corporate governance requirements as public listed companies, according to MPs.
We discuss common assumptions about millennial employees and provide guidance on managing an intergenerational workforce.
Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay hundreds of millions of pounds to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the US justice department and Brazilian regulators after a four-year investigation into bribery and corruption.
Chris Parke, CEO of coaching consultancy Talking Talent, looks at why many men feel excluded from the diversity debate and how to tackle the problem.
With data and analytics playing an increasingly critical role in HR decision-making, latest analysis from XpertHR Benchmarking reveals the seven essential HR metrics for 2017.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to business challenges.