Ravi Chandra

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Why We Love to Hate HR…and What HR Can Do About It

Recent complaints about the HR function have touched a nerve in a large, sympathetic audience, particularly in the United States. The most vocal critics say that HR managers focus too much on “administrivia” and lack vision and strategic insight.<p>These feelings aren’t new. They’ve erupted now and in …

Human Resources

Prevent Email Horror with a 2-Minute Send Delay

Marketing manager Grier was just plain tired of colleagues playing the expert in her domain. When a designer sent her an e-mail questioning her choice of quotes for a new product brochure, she snapped.<p>“How about you do your job, and I’ll do mine!” she typed back rapidly and punched “send.” A split …

Apps

B-Schools Aren’t Bothering to Produce HR Experts

A few decades ago, U.S. companies were making progress on the operations front, but now they seem to have lost their way—and business schools are in a position to help set them right again. Let me explain.<p>In the 1980s, our organizations learned a great deal about how to improve productivity, …

General Motors

Deadly clashes in south Lebanon refugee camp

Two people have been killed in clashes between armed groups in a Palestinian refugee camp near Lebanon's southern port city of Sidon.<p>A Palestinian official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to the AFP news agency, named the two killed in the Ain al-Hilweh camp as Talal Maqdah, a member of …

Erdogan in China amid tension over treatment of Uighurs

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Beijing to hold talks with his Chinese counterpart and other senior officials amid increased tensions between the two countries over China's treatment of its Muslim Uighur minority.<p>Erdogan, who is due to meet Xi Jinping later on Wednesday, has …

Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish jets launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since air strikes began last week, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible.<p>The strikes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets including …

Middle East