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Post date: July 6, 2017
For many people, just making a decision can be hard enough. But convincing others of an idea and its merits and getting support can be even tougher. Let’s start with basic definitions:   Persuading. The ability to convince others to take appropriate action. Negotiating. The ability to discuss and...
Post date: November 8, 2018
Your culture is something other companies can try to replicate, but will always be uniquely yours. It was formed over time and has hopefully grown into a strategic advantage. When you bring on a new leader, it’s important they understand not only where you’re headed, but also how your culture will...
Post date: August 13, 2019
Diversity comes in different forms—at the visible level, it involves inclusivity of employees from varied demographic or socio-economic backgrounds within the organization; at a deeper level, it reflects presence of divergent perspectives and ideas in the workforce. Although discussions of...
Post date: June 23, 2017
Bock is well-known for his book Work Rules! (Twelve, 2015), but the former senior vice president of people operations at Google shared a different message in his keynote session at the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition: Work sucks.   Or at least it can. "Even people who have great jobs...
Post date: February 25, 2016
The Winter 2016 issue of People + Strategy is a call to action. Unexpected outside-in events are now everyday organizational realities. Violent swings in the market, sea changes in technology, ever-present political turmoil, disasters whose source may be natural or human—whatever it may be, HR is...
Post date: August 30, 2017
As summer comes to a close and families prepare for back-to-school, making work and life balance—while juggling job expectations and career aspirations, helping with homework or school projects, and attending extracurricular activities—can be a challenge. The growing role of technology in our daily...
Post date: June 20, 2019
Corporate structure has been defined as a pattern by which organizations can divide their activities and tasks as well as control them to achieve higher degrees of coordination. Corporate structure refers to the bureaucratic division of labor accompanied by control and coordination between...
Post date: May 6, 2020
Leaders have always had to balance the immediate short-term needs of the business with the long-term strategies and vision. This paradox of leadership is especially true as companies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Leaders need to formulate return-to-work plans and adjust work processes for the...
Post date: December 27, 2018
For many leaders, the most difficult part about coming into his or her new role is two-fold: quickly getting up to speed on what the new position requires and learning how to positively influence the overall direction of the company. At the same time, they are being tasked with accelerating their...
Post date: September 9, 2019
To lead in an ever-changing world, today’s chief HR officers (CHRO) must act swiftly, pushing through unfamiliar boundaries to find innovative business solutions. At the same time, they must continue to ensure the excellence of transactional HR programs such as pay and benefits.  HR leaders’...