Featured Blog Posts – August 2011 Archive (4)

Psychopaths at Work

For all our recruitment tests and practices in HR, the problem of psychopaths in the workplace remains a problem that’s hard to solve.

Everyone has worked with a psychopath. I’m a lay-person, so I use the term in it’s popular sense, but I’m on their case because they're so disruptive. Sometimes they are the obvious bullies in the office,…

Continue

Added by Lynette Jensen on August 30, 2011 at 11:00 — 8 Comments

Achieving Organizational Alignment – Getting all employees to move in the right direction

Achieving organizational alignment is a strategic HR activity that can deliver significant benefits to an organization. Alignment is more than ideal state. It is imperative to ensure the organization is successful in getting all employees to move into the same direction, to achieve the vision of the organization.

Alignment is one of the power words in an organizational change consultant’s toolkit. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t use or refer to alignment.

Some years ago, I…

Continue

Added by Charles van Heerden on August 15, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments

Connecting People: "HR By Walking Around"

 

 

A few recent conversations with our company’s receptionist have reminded me of two things: 1 – HR’s unique opportunity to bring people and resources together; and 2 – It is often the “little” conversations that spark the true “eureka” moments and help people and resources connect in meaningful ways.

 

Playwright … Parent … Receptionist

In chatting with our receptionist, Carla, over the past year, I’ve gotten to know her from a variety…

Continue

Added by Michael Brisciana on August 15, 2011 at 10:14 — 5 Comments

Priceless

Last week I wrote about listening and asking the right questions is the key to solving many of the issues in the workplace (and more broadly, life!).   I made the point that the counter point to employee engagement surveys not working (as suggested in the article from People Management) is to ask the right questions and then listen to the answers (rather than get too caught up in process, surveys etc).

Hot on the heels of that post, I read an interesting white paper (Chandler and…

Continue

Added by Tammy Tansley on August 10, 2011 at 12:09 — 14 Comments

Featured Monthly Archives

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

© 2021   Created by Jo Knox.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service