organizational effectiveness

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Post date: January 27, 2017
Today's human resource leaders face daunting tasks in making hiring decisions in a fast-paced, information-rich environment. With hundreds of resumes and a wide range of skill sets, it is critical for senior executives in HR to have the best tools at their disposal to make real-time decisions with...
Post date: December 18, 2018
Peter Drucker was certainly on to something when he quipped, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Organizational culture is the accumulation of behaviors, beliefs, and social norms that define excellence in a given organization. If strategy sets the course for where an organization wants to go,...
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: 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: December 15, 2015
As a not-for-profit health system that is constantly looking to gain savings to support our charitable mission, CHRISTUS Health must ensure that we are operating as efficiently and effectively as possible. But as our system continued to grow, so did our HR department's struggle to maintain its...
Post date: July 16, 2015
The theme of "change" and "change management" has dominated our professional vocabulary for a few decades now, almost for half a century at least. Is now the right time to "change" the "change" conversation and usher in the new era of transformation? Isn't now the time to do something about "why...
Post date: September 17, 2015
 A discussion with one of the authors of upcoming book Lead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment got me to realize two things: We are at the front-end of a major transformation; and organizations will increasingly operate like the movie business. Are we ready for that?   + + + + +   Some...
Post date: December 28, 2017
We have entered the age of human capital metrics, a time where there is growing interest in many organizations to better quantify and improve people outcomes in the workplace. One of the challenges associated with this trend is determining what people characteristics to measure and how to measure...
Post date: October 18, 2016
In previous installments of our four-part series on performance management, we examined why organizations should manage employee performance on an ongoing basis, what it’s like on a day-to-day basis, and how to train managers to provide effective feedback and coaching to employees.   To wrap-up our...
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...