Thought leader : Leading In An Economic Downturn

Hopkins, Gill
September 2008
New Zealand Management;Sep2008, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p21
The author tackles the ways businesses deal with an economic downturn. He believes that businesses that win in a downturn are the ones that engage with their employees, providing reassurance when necessary and clear direction to all. He cites Hay Group's climate improvement programs that can translate into up to a 30% increase in the amount of discretionary effort individuals are prepared to give.


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