organizational effectiveness

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Post date: January 11, 2017
Early on the morning of November 9, we saw that a significant torch was soon to be passed, and with it a series of transitions would commence across the U.S. federal government. One of the great strengths of any nation is an orderly and collaborative transfer of power. This is equally true across...
Post date: June 2, 2016
Explore how companies are thinking differently and looking for cost-effective ways to reduce absenteeism and increase productivity You don’t have to be a company executive to know that healthcare costs represent a significant portion a company’s spending. A 2015 Kaiser Family Foundation study found...
Post date: August 12, 2016
Does your executive team click? Most organizational leaders are likely to say yes; generally speaking, the leadership team is aligned around a shared vision of what the company is and where it is headed. And if leaders are aligned only about 80 or 85 percent, executives might consider that a...
Post date: August 9, 2017
With 24 percent of American households having a person with a disability, chances are that one in four of your employees are impacted by disability in some way—either the employee themselves might have a disability, or be the caregiver for a spouse, parent, or child who has a disability (U.S....
Post date: April 19, 2017
In 2015, thousands of patients had their personal health data compromised when a former University of Oklahoma physician’s laptop was stolen. The university was unable to ascertain the extent of the damage or determine exactly what information was on the employee’s laptop. Exacerbating the problem...
Post date: August 14, 2017
In her bestselling book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Stanford University Professor of Psychology Dr. Carol S. Dweck introduces the idea of a “growth mindset” vs. a “fixed mindset.” People operating from a fixed mindset believe that basic qualities like intelligence and talent are inborn...
Post date: September 12, 2016
Regular readers of our columns will be familiar by now with the concept of Vitality, or the balance of maintaining your day-to-day Current Performance with Future Potential exploration. Maintaining this balance is tricky, and requires different types of talent for these separate pursuits. In our...
Post date: May 9, 2017
Succeeding in an IoT World: 5 Essential Leader Characteristics “Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.” –Steve Jobs The Internet of Things (IoT) is...
Post date: June 19, 2017
If you're fighting fires at work and never seem to have time to do the important things, if you're working on projects that don't seem to advance at a good pace, if you're working hard and yet your company doesn’t get to the next level, then you might be experiencing misalignment. Confusion and...
Post date: April 10, 2017
A common frustration is that the HR function seems to be reactive and frequently left behind. But as HR becomes more closely aligned to the business and coheres around the common purpose of driving business results, there are opportunities to change this behavior. Two previous HRPS blogs have...