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Human Resource Management - Contributing to Value Generation and Productivity

Human Resource Management - Contributing to Value Generation and Productivity

The most often identified concern of companies is related to human-resources issues, as even 57% of respondents of a survey about current business concerns in the hotel industry conducted by the Centre For Hospitality Research at Cornell University revealed. Human Resources (HR) function is in phase of transition from a traditional administration, with up to 60% of time devoted to administrative activities, to a servicer provider that contributes to value creation.Whilst following this transition, HR Managers face questions, such as the following:What are the key value drivers of the HRM function contributing to corporate performance in the hotel industry? How can we best benefit from and leverage our intellectual capital? How can we find, develop and retain skilled and talented peop

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CM Article - Creating Shared Value

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UN Discusses International Cooperation In Tax Matters

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