April 2012

Winners Announced from 2012 Essay Competition

April 18, 2012

The Cornell HR Review is very pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Student Essay Competition sponsored by General Electric! Open to all students pursuing a degree with an HR concentration, this year’s competition challenged students to respond to one of three prompts, which addressed such topics as development of critical HR functional […]

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The Value of Discretion

April 12, 2012

In Shakespeare’s Henry IV, the lazy and lecherous Sir John Falstaff is attacked during battle, falls to the ground, and feigns his death.  Falstaff attempts to justify his act of cowardice by explaining:  “The better part of valor is discretion, in the which better part I have sav’d my life.” [i]  By exercising his “discretion” […]

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