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: June 30, 2016
When we started writing Creating the Vital Organization, we were repeatedly struck by a simple fact: While organizations must be driven by unique strategies, the underlying principles outlined in the book are universal—equally applicable to a variety of organizations whether they are global...
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: 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: January 24, 2017
Each time I train for a distance race—whether it’s a half Ironman or a 100 kilometer run in Mongolia—I rediscover the importance of pace—for the race and for my training. If I train at too slow a pace, I fail to build the speed and strength I need for the race. If I train at too fast a pace, I get...
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: January 18, 2017
In today’s hyper fast-paced business world, it is common to experience an ongoing influx of information needing to be reviewed and processed as well as corresponding and often crucial decisions that are screaming for attention. With the never-ending deluge of emails, complex reports, spreadsheets,...
Post date: January 23, 2017
As senior HR executives, we continually face numerous challenges in our day-to-day tasks. One of the biggest—yet most rewarding—is fostering a highly successful employee culture in the workplace. While daunting on the surface, once properly executed and fully functioning with complete employee...
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: May 10, 2016
A business-focused approach to employee surveys is grounded in best practices from opinion survey research and has been field-tested in organizations large and small. Below we will outline the key steps in this process, and share a case study example to better illustrate the process and reveal the...