organizational agility

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Post date: March 29, 2016
There is a fatigue setting in among management literature readers with the “future of work” prophesies. The topic, along with “generations at work” and the elusive “employee engagement,” is the ever-moving target for HR.  What we need most is  as a practical guide to the brave new world of work,...
Post date: April 7, 2016
Leadership and organizational effectiveness are domains of business that have long been subject to fad and fashion. Savvy professionals keep an eye on what is new, while looking for evidence-based innovation that can really help drive strategy. Then new issue of People + Strategy provides a peak...
Post date: March 22, 2016
Articles about the gig economy have been written during the past 18 months with the focus technology-enabled on-demand work opportunities with Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, to name a few.  However, little has been written about the impact of the gig economy on human resources professionals as it...
Post date: May 2, 2017
A century ago, the nature of industrial work necessitated a top-down structure that persisted for generations, but the days of corporate hierarchy are numbered. It used to be that jobs were mechanical. People took whatever job was available, often without any previous training let alone specialized...
Post date: April 26, 2016
More than 75 percent of human resource departments are currently undergoing significant change because HR is out of sync with the needs of the business. Businesses now face a speed of change that is blinding and unparalleled; blink and entire industries can be disrupted or even disappear. Internal...
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: March 24, 2016
We are living in a chaotic swirl of social, technological, economic, ethical, political, legal, environmental, and demographic conditions. In this networked age, success is determined more by an organization’s ability to function as part of the larger system than by what it does on its own. Join us...
Post date: May 8, 2019
Organizational charts, titles, and job descriptions serve important purposes. Use them to do the right thing. Don’t let them get in the way of doing the right thing. Set up strategies to counterbalance organizational structures. What is Amazon’s senior leadership’s biggest concern for their...
Post date: May 31, 2016
Here’s a sobering fact: More than 70 percent of all businesses fail within the first 10 years[i] Those are tough odds to beat, and even if your organization is one that has endured well past the 10-year mark—or even 100-year mark—threats from competitors, new technologies, and other market changes...
Post date: March 8, 2016
This is the era of Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, and Handy. All of these firms are examples of the “gig economy,” and human resources professionals are being pressed to update their approach to talent management as a result.  The gig economy will continue placing pressure on HR leaders, HR policies and...