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Post date: March 19, 2020
Leadership transitions happen in every company. Whether the transition happens suddenly amid news reports of questionable actions or smoothly after a retirement, a change in the top leadership of a company brings uncertainty throughout the organization.  In recent years, CEO turnover has been...
Post date: August 15, 2019
In May 2019, Mercer conducted a survey to capture information on companies’ use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics in incentive plans, including goals linked to environmental factors, employee engagement and company culture, and diversity and inclusion. The survey found that...
Post date: August 18, 2020
The business landscape is constantly shifting and changing. Just this year, leaders have been challenged to adapt business in the face of a global pandemic and address racial bias in the workplace among other pressing issues. To stay current and capable, leaders must keep up their learning and...
Post date: August 11, 2020
“Once we go back to normal…” has become the catchphrase of the day at the virtual watercooler. But instead of waiting for some imaginary day in which we no longer have to work remotely, business leaders and managers should be thinking about how to embrace the remote work paradigm shift for the long...
Post date: August 7, 2017
Talent is the ultimate competitive advantage for any company, in any industry. Our 50,000 employees at BNY Mellon are powering investment success across the globe and improving lives through investing.To be successful, HR needs a strategy that is integrated with and drives business objectives...
Post date: October 13, 2020
Treating employees fairly is an important but vexing issue in organizations. Employees who feel fairly treated are better performers, more helpful colleagues, more committed to their workgroups, more likely to act with integrity and treat others with greater civility.  Yet, despite recognizing the...
Post date: April 23, 2020
During my first job out of business school, I worked for a manager who insisted the best business book he’d ever read was The Will to Manage by Marvin Bower. In essence, Bower argued for aligning a company’s “never-changing philosophy”—its starting point for what it promises to deliver—with its...
Post date: August 28, 2017
Think back to your first professional job. You probably felt relatively useless during the first few weeks, and your employer expected a ramp-up period. After asking questions, observing behaviors, and learning from mistakes, you became successful at your job—with plenty of help from others. Most...
Post date: December 6, 2018
All change begins with a new concept. This concept should shape thinking, which then influences behavior.  Only once behavior changes will an organization’s performance change. When there is a disconnect between concept and action, change will either fail to happen, or it will not bring about the...
Post date: April 15, 2016
After all these years of advancing the role of the HR function within business, why are most CEOs and business leaders still dissatisfied? After the proliferation of work by scholars such as Dave Ulrich, Wayne Brockbank, and John Boudreau, one would think we would stop critiquing HR for not meeting...