Labor Rights: Contributions to the public debate 2007/2008
During the past year, DTT and many of its member firms conducted studies and wrote articles and reports on topics related to aspects of labor rights. Below are a few examples.
- Nick van Dam, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, part of Deloitte LLP, the U.S. member firm of DTT, authored the book 25 Best Practices in Learning and Talent Development (June 2008)
- DTT and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) published the report " The finance talent challenge: How CFOs are taking charge" (April 2008)
- Deloitte U.S. Firms* published a series of articles on " The role of human resources during mergers and acquisitions" (June 2008)
- Deloitte U.S. Firms* conducted a Global Mobility study investigating the nature and efficiency of business employee mobility programs (April 2008)
Meetings and events
- At the World Economic Forum 2008 in Davos, DTT CEO Jim Quigley co-chaired a Professional Services Governors Meeting looking at how demographic constraints, globalized markets and clients' growing demands are requiring professional services companies to become more diverse and inclusive. The meeting brought together key stakeholders to understand and address how these trends will change the industry and how firms can best manage diversity across their talent pool.
- Also at the World Economic Forum 2008, DTT CEO Jim Quigley served as a panelist in a session addressing how companies can attract, manage, and retain new emerging groups of employees such as people over 65, women returning to work, and a growing young population motivated differently than their predecessors, alongside the more traditional company workforce.
- Barry Salzberg, CEO, Deloitte LLP, the U.S. member firm of DTT, spoke at the World Diversity Leadership Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in July 2008. The topic of Salzberg's speech was "Can diversity really address the most pressing challenges of today's CEOs?"
*As used in this reporting, "Deloitte U.S. Firms" means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.
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