Recent posts by Zoe Tabary
November 8th 2012
November 1st 2012
Inadequacies in talent management are hurting the competitiveness and financial performance of firms. According to a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in July 2012, 43% of senior executives partially attribute the failure of their firms to achieve key financial targets to ineffective talent management, and two in five say it has also reduced their company's ability to innovate. Clearly, short-sighted HR policies are hitting companies where it hurts.
October 29th 2012
As in other industries, an important driver of change in media and entertainment is the rapid growth of emerging markets. In terms of total media spend, the USremains the world's largest market by far with, according to PwC, a total spend in 2010 of over $443 billion. However, other countries are adapting more quickly to the growing digitalisation of content and the proliferation of new kinds of devices for accessing it. China’s total spend on media and entertainment grew by more than 75% between 2006 and 2010, and it is expected to grow at nearly the same rate up to 2015.