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Hmm, my little survey of our reactions to the credit crunch show surprising optimism. Briefly we haven’t been hit yet, we are doing little planning and we expect to use the recession to leap ahead.
Management gurus such as Henry Mintzberg believe that we have less of an economic crisis and a massive management crisis – our structures don’t allow good decision making. Very much in the lap of HR?
And Watson Wyatt report HR responses to the crunch/recession. Cut back on costs including training.
Is that all that is necessary, and possible? Tidy up a little and slow the economy by spending less?
UPDATE: For an HR Managers perspective on the Recession, I have written a summary on a new post.
UPDATE: Best to carry on living, but with verve and vigor! Step into your dream and make it happen in spite of the recession!
The HR stuff drives me mad! In difficult times it is those who innovate and change who come out fighting!
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