Redundancy is not the only option

Since the turn of the millennium, Irish companies have, in the main, embraced a more enlightened form of HR management that tends to view employees as an asset, rather than simply viewing them as a cost.But now that the economy has taken on a definit

31st January, 2009

Since the turn of the millennium, Irish companies have, in the main, embraced a more enlightened form of HR management that tends to view employees as an asset, rather than simply viewing them as a cost.But now that the economy has taken on a definite 1980s hue, is it possible that HR philosophies will migrate towards the days when employees were not quite as valued.

‘‘Things are different this time,” said Michael McDonnell, director...

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