I was recently speaking with a senior HR professional, someone I have a lot of respect for, who was brave enough to admit that modern HR is interesting, exciting and confusing all at the same time. We discussed the tsunami of daily articles and blogs about a myriad of topics that seem to have diametrically opposed suggestions on what constitutes ‘best practice’. We both admitted to being fascinated with the unintended consequences rising from previously claimed best practices.…Continue
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I wanted to say a big thank you to a few presenters in particular who have helped me solve a really big problem recently. I will mention them shortly, but first the background story.
About 2 years ago, myself and my colleagues started looking into how organisations were going about measuring and…Continue
Everyone knows what productivity is, right? Afterall, it is a term used in boardrooms all around the world, every single day. So why am I asking about such an obvious question that everyone already knows the answer…
Employee generated insights for identifying problems, overcoming obstacles and harnessing opportunities are extremely powerful. Employees who are at the coal-face of the business, dealing with customers and hearing about competitive activity, have access to vital information. The collective brain is simply the sum of the entire organisations’ individual brains, working together to achieve a goal. But how many organisations effectively utilise this powerful resource?