Innovation, respect, integrity: the winning trifecta for French enterprises

The 2013/02/27 at 08:11
Marking out a world that has become increasingly competitive, innovation remains the top value in the eyes of companies from all countries. On the other hand, while quality takes out second position in most ...

Recruitment in Germany: meeting female quotas

The 2012/05/25 at 05:30
From 30% to 40%: Germany continues to debate on the rates of females to impose on upper levels of company management, while parties still disagree on the appropriateness of such quotas. However, large groups...

Male-Female equality: EPF backs Africa

The 2012/05/18 at 14:12
The engineering school is calling on businesses to support its project.

Great Britain making attempts to boost women to the helms of companies

The 2012/05/02 at 05:30
The representation of women in the boards of directors of major British companies has improved. But there is still progress to be made.

No borders in male-female inequalities

The 2012/03/29 at 05:40
No solution seems to have been found for significantly reducing inequalities in Europe.

Economic retrenchments: "The legislator needs to review the definition of the motive"

The 2012/03/19 at 13:05
On 11 April, the Cour de Cassation (final court of appeal) is to give its decision on the case of the downsizing plan of software editor Viveo. Sylvain Niel, Managing Partner of the Fidal firm and President ...

Video article. Going back on retrenchment would threaten French businesses, according to the CCIP.

The 2012/03/14 at 13:05
The Cour de Cassation (final court of appeal in France) has postponed to 11 April 2012 the handing down of its decision on the cancellation of a downsizing plan at Viveo France. If the employees are successf...

Stress, work’s biggest foe

The 2012/01/12 at 06:50
Specialising in stress prevention and management and psychosocial risks in the workplace, the Stimulus firm has developed a scientific and participatory approach.

Psychosocial risks: focus on Éléas

The 2011/12/28 at 10:55
A forerunner in the management of emergency situations and psychosocial risks, the company Eléas has capitalised on its savoir-faire for major companies for the last ten years. Today, it offers SMEs an econo...

Video article: Female enterprise

The 2011/11/21 at 06:45
In its November issue, “Women as a crisis antidote”, Commerce International turned its attention to female entrepreneurship.

Gender diversity: "Banks where management is the most feminised obtained the top performances"

The 2011/11/17 at 06:45
Questions for Michel Ferrary, professor of Management and HR Management at the University of Geneva, HEC...

Isabelle Bourboulon: "In France, work has a very strong social function”

The 2011/11/10 at 06:00
In France, suffering at work is no longer a taboo subject.

Vineet Nayar, an anti-machiavelli?

The 2010/11/30 at 13:48
It’s a gutsy strategy to put employees before clients and to broadcast the fact loud and clear. Yet this approach seems to pay off. HCL Technologies, a giant in the Indian IT sector can attest to this: in th...

Preparing ahead for your retirement

The 2010/06/30 at 10:05
The French pension system is unusually complex. Assistance Retraite offers advice to all those wishing t...

Family businesses: greater wellbeing, lower pay

The 2010/03/29 at 13:01
Whilst employees in family businesses often benefit from favourable working conditions, their salaries a...

Family business: the limits of a model

The 2010/03/29 at 12:55
Family business status has allowed Salini to grow whilst avoiding certain pitfalls. Plans for expansion,...

Making games creation accessible to all

The 2010/02/25 at 16:52
Upmarket real-time 3D engines produced by video games studios - the strategic technology for creating ga...

Nicer software

The 2010/02/25 at 16:48
Aware of the difficulty of making a software weighed down by technical rigour less intimidating, editors...

Games for learning

The 2010/02/25 at 16:45
“To make a good serious game for human resources, it is necessary to define the target clearly: training...

Video game expert Ludovic Noël : "The Serious game market is in full flight"

The 2010/02/25 at 16:39
The serious game was born at the start of the 21st century. Ten years down the track, serious games have...

Welcome to Renault Academy

The 2010/02/25 at 16:05
To add a zing to its distance learning programme, Renault Academy ordered a tailor-made serious game fro...

A serious game for IT project managers

The 2010/02/25 at 15:45
Gregor Petri is EMEA Product Marketing Advisor for CA, a world leader in business software. In December ...

Serious games: from entertainment to serious games

The 2010/02/25 at 15:41
An heir to the entertainment world, the serious game is affirming its own unique characteristics, in par...

Serious game: no laughing matter

The 2010/02/25 at 15:08
A resource for almost all international companies, “serious games” are in the process of becoming the fa...

Post-crisis organization: a global risk management

The 2009/11/30 at 14:07
The economic crisis has had a considerable impact on the domain of risk management and business insurance.

Thierry Van Santen: "In the short term, the AGCS strategy is closely linked with the crisis"

The 2009/11/30 at 14:01
In mid-September, the merger between the French subsidiary of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS...

Telepresence and videoconferencing: how to be everywhere at once

The 2009/11/30 at 11:05
When companies communicate at a distance it cuts business travel costs and also pollution. Telepresence ...

Open office space: avoiding crisis through communication

The 2009/11/30 at 10:54
Employees who are used to working in closed offices can feel uneasy about working in an open space. Comm...

Establishment: staying local & corporate

The 2009/11/30 at 10:46
Angela Diehl-Becker is the President-General Director of Stepsys, a psychology and interculturality cons...

Work Spaces: cultural code

The 2009/11/30 at 10:39
Leading global office furniture manufacturer, Steelcase, has conducted a socio-cultural study on office ...

Olivier de Lavalette: "Business efficiency is closely linked to the organisation of work space"

The 2009/11/30 at 10:33
Olivier de Lavalette is the Southern Europe Executive Director for Regus, global leader in business hote...

Office of the future: flexibility and conviviality

The 2009/11/30 at 10:09
Both collaborative and nomadic, ways of working in businesses are rapidly changing. The offices of the f...

Telecommunications: fashionable management

The 2009/10/29 at 12:08
Convergence Strategies has proven itself as the European specialist in Telecom Expense Management, a man...

ESC Toulouse: school for Managers

The 2009/10/29 at 11:41
With its broad, transversal offer based on specialised chairs and partners for excellence, the ESC Toulo...

Euromed Management Maroc: a business school in Marrakech

The 2009/10/29 at 11:32
Young people in Morocco have something to be happy about. At least, young people from well off families ...

Mission: finding the right Manager

The 2009/10/29 at 11:18
Recruiting a competent manager for a six-month or year-long mission (or more) in just a few days is a di...

Foreign Chambers in Thailand: human resources and the economic crisis

The 2009/10/28 at 10:11
To gauge the impact of the crisis on human resources, eight foreign Chambers of Commerce based in Thaila...

Alexia de Monterno: "The genetic code of Sciences Po is different from that in business schools"

The 2009/05/06 at 13:05
Recognised for the excellence of its undergraduate degrees, the prestigious institution Sciences Po has ...

Euromed Management: exploit your talent

The 2009/03/31 at 10:17
In Marseilles, at the heart of the Mediterranean region, Euromed Management offers all those seeking to ...

Alain Maurey, Gan Assurances: "French company heads do not see the utility of profit-sharing"

The 2009/03/31 at 09:36
Profit-sharing remains marginal in a majority of French companies. Yet this flexible tool offers numerou...

Japan: far East

The 2009/03/31 at 08:48
Communicating and maintaining relations with Japan require great efforts at adapting from Westerners. Se...

Cultural diversity: backing education

The 2009/03/31 at 08:34
In the province of Ontario, in Canada, a Diversity Office exists within the Public Service.

The Olympics: an intercultural experience for Atos Origin

The 2009/03/31 at 08:27
This computing company is the world partner of the Olympic Games. A project which calls for the services...

The key to success in Russia resides in socialising

The 2009/03/30 at 15:48
Coloured by its recent Communist history, Russian culture is at times close to the Orient, at others, th...

Éliane Karsaklian, Aktéos: "In Brazil, people are both very spontaneous and very in control of themselves"

The 2009/03/30 at 15:43
Sociable and image-conscious, Brazilians like to relax. But beware of interpreting this laid-back attitu...

Marie Meriaud-Brischoux, Institut de management et de communication interculturels: "For an American, work is part of life"

The 2009/03/30 at 15:38
American culture is so widespread throughout the world that everyone tends to forget that it comprises c...

Cultural differences persist in Europe

The 2009/03/30 at 15:34
The construction of the European Union has promoted exchanges between different populations inhabiting t...

Intercultural management: the new challenge of globalisation

The 2009/03/30 at 15:24
In a global economy, most companies come across the necessity of managing multicultural teams. A difficu...

Dexia Insurance and Pensions Services: the virtues of social engineering

The 2008/09/29 at 10:58
Dexia Insurance and Pensions Services has developed an entire range of products adapted to the needs of ...

Humaxia: reconciling work, performance and wellbeing

The 2008/09/29 at 10:51
Employee stress, recurrent absenteeism, internal conflicts, ill-timed staff turnover and mergers that fa...

AFNOR (the French Standards Association): certified copy

The 2008/09/01 at 14:25
In a context where international exchanges are intensifying, as well as the pursuit of competitiveness a...

DBM: developing human capital

The 2008/09/01 at 12:10
An international company present in 85 countries and with 230 agencies, DBM is specialised in the manage...

ESSEC Management Education: Educating executives

The 2008/09/01 at 12:02
The Essec group, which celebrated its centenary this year, started to offer executive training programme...

Management: backing the horse!

The 2008/09/01 at 10:14
Teaching skills in personnel management via horses, this is the credo of Horses and Coaching, a company ...

Human resources, keystone of the future

The 2008/07/03 at 08:36
For Thierry Cusin, managing director of Iota Ltd., a lack in qualified manpower is a real challenge that...

Axa IM: tailored asset management solutions

The 2008/06/02 at 13:34
AXA Investment Managers has established itself as a leading asset management partner of SMEs. The firm’s...

Human resources: outsourcing salary management

The 2008/05/05 at 13:37
With the advent of globalisation, an increasing number of companies are outsourcing the management of th...

Insurance: the long haul broker

The 2008/05/05 at 12:47
Verspieren is a family firm that forges long-term relationships with its client companies. After working...

Risk management: at the core of the company

The 2008/05/05 at 12:47
To reduce workplace hazards, the BST group’s solution involves changing the paradigm by implicating the ...

Consulting: knowing how then showing how

The 2008/04/02 at 11:18
Euro-Symbiose is not like other consulting firms. Rather than simply using the latest “gimmicks”, the fi...

Expatriation: trouble-free mobility

The 2008/03/03 at 11:46
Changing country means changing to a different way of life. With its multiservice offer ranging from lan...

Transition management - From crisis management ... to piloting a project

The 2008/02/01 at 15:50
Transition, or interim, management is an opportunity to acquire an immediately operational strategic ski...

Business immigration: expert in international mobility

The 2008/02/01 at 13:37
One of the challenges presented by the globalisation of markets is the availability of human resources, ...

Management softwares packages: tomorrow’s offer for today’s companies

The 2007/12/03 at 15:20
Information technology for businesses is constantly evolving. Ceaseless innovation and the quest for ada...

1% housing loan fund: customised services leave employees better off

The 2007/12/03 at 13:36
If you think the 1% housing loan fund means yet more costs, you haven’t heard of Solendi. For several ye...

Business consulting services: drawing inspiration from other cultures

The 2007/11/02 at 14:58
A consequence of globalization is that consulting firms are opening offices in the four corners of the w...

Nomadism as the basis of international development

The 2007/08/29 at 09:45
Crossroads Intercultural helps companies optimise their international development initiatives by introdu...

Interim management is set to grow by around 25% by 2010

The 2007/07/09 at 15:18
Present in Luxembourg and France as well as in Belgium, Finbrain-ITC focuses on three areas: consulting,...

Business services: successful expatriation

The 2007/07/09 at 15:16
Increasing numbers of companies are sending staff abroad as part of their international expansion plans....

HR: transition management

The 2007/07/09 at 13:29
A popular method of restructuringOutsourcing management functions is now current practice. The approach,...

International mobility: who are the new expatriates?

The 2007/07/09 at 11:51
Multinational companies are sending more and more employees abroad: in the interests of international de...

What do your employees think of the company?

The 2007/06/08 at 13:47
In business, everything depends on the men and women who are part of the company, so it is interesting t...

No smoking in the work place

The 2007/06/08 at 12:31
With the coming into effect on 1st February 2007 of the law against smoking in public places in france, ...

Coaching or creativity in action

The 2007/06/08 at 12:04
International Mozaïk coaches staff and directors whilst its école du Devenir arm provides training in co...

Right Management: the human side of change?

The 2007/03/02 at 14:11
The world leader in career transition services, Right Management is now the first French firm to propose...

Human resources: expert advisers

The 2006/11/02 at 11:39
Over the years, the human resources function has become far more complex. It is now a key position in a ...

Consulting firm: focusing on people

The 2006/11/02 at 11:38
The management consulting firm Moreno International was founded in Reims in 1965 by Guy Moreno, a psycho...

Change management: corporate "doctors"

The 2006/09/04 at 10:50
Any company may one day find itself in a difficult or unexpected situation: the sudden death of one of i...

Quick, efficient, pertinent: solutions from Kon.m

The 2006/09/04 at 10:03
In order to prepare - in just seven days - pertinent, detailed studies for projects to set up or develop...

International mobility: expatriation today

The 2006/05/26 at 10:18
The growing mobility of capital and companies goes hand in hand with the mobility of staff. There have b...

HR Consultants: tailored group plans

The 2006/04/03 at 09:34
The PERCO is the latest retirement savings plan to be added to the series of retirement schemes availabl...

Management: simplifying welfare schemes for employers

The 2006/04/03 at 09:32
When it comes to employee savings schemes, companies need to be able to count on a reliable partner to b...

Company performance-related schemes: backing employee savings schemes

The 2006/04/03 at 09:29
The extension of company performance-related pay schemes to company managers and officers* is currently ...

Employee savings schemes: a boom in profit-sharing?

The 2006/04/03 at 09:25
Whereas over a quarter of French employees take part in employee savings schemes, a recent parliamentary...

Incentives - Motivating by pleasure

The 2005/10/02 at 10:25
A subsidiary of Galeries Lafayette, Kyrielles is a dynamic organization which markets gift vouchers and ...

Management - Save-as-you-earn for small businesses

The 2005/04/01 at 09:48
In 2001, a law was introduced that enabled all French companies, whatever their size, to set up their ow...

Business travel - Air France’s business offer

The 2004/11/02 at 14:06
Travel is an integral part of the life of business people. Consequently, journeys should be as comfortab...

Sports and Leisure - Tailor-made motivation

The 2004/04/02 at 13:58
For more than 5 years now, Décathlon Pro has been targeting companies, local authorities and communicati...

Chèques-Vacances - Doubly beneficial

The 2004/04/02 at 12:48
Cheques-Vacances, or Holiday Cheques, make it easier for 6.3 million people in France go on holiday ever...

Outsourcing - Facility Management

The 2004/01/02 at 12:08
For private companies and local authorities, outsourcing general and real estate services to a specialis...

Human Resources Management - Outsourcing non-productive processes

The 2003/10/02 at 12:49
Undisputed leader in human resources management, ADP-GSI has successfully completed the introduction of ...

Human resources management - Candidates for succes

The 2003/10/02 at 12:49
We need to be confident. In 2004, companies must once again take centre stage. They must be more offensi...

Employee savings schemes - Developing mutual insurance

The 2003/07/02 at 09:16
The Groupe Mornay is an association of pension and provident institutions that share common administrati...

Employee savings schemes - Fully comprehensive employee savings schemes

The 2003/05/02 at 11:03
With a firm determination to recover the ground occupied by banking networks, Groupama Épargne Salariale...

Savings and management - Employee savings schemes join the asset management market

The 2003/05/02 at 11:02
Business assets and household savings are both key elements in the vast, well-organized asset management...

Executive motivation - Automotive luxury and safety

The 2003/04/03 at 13:36
Top-end manufacturer Audi is promoting a new automotive concept according to which cars must not only gu...

Physical fitness - Boosting employees’ energy level

The 2003/04/03 at 12:59
In-house fitness areas now being made available to businesses come in response to new management methods...

Employee savings schemes - Socially responsible investments

The 2003/01/03 at 13:07
A subsidiary of the Vauban Group, Prado Epargne was one of the first fund management companies to receiv...

Employee savings schemes - CLAM: leading the way

The 2003/01/03 at 13:07
The French market for employee savings schemes was given a serious boost by the recent law (Loi Fabius) ...

Incentives - Club Med combines business and pleasure

The 2002/10/05 at 18:09
Companies are waking up to the fact that a fairytale location stimulates par­ticipation in a seminar, a ...

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