organizational effectiveness

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Post date: March 17, 2017
I once worked for organization where most employees exiting said their reason for leaving was because it was just too difficult to be an employee there. Wow! Too difficult to be an employee? As HR professionals, we hear concerns about managers, pay, or even leadership as reasons people leave. Those...
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: March 13, 2017
If the HR profession coheres around an accepted purpose, it can become more aggressive, proactive, and bold. A shared sense of purpose enables faster decision-making, less confusion and realistic expectations. The bottom line for HR is that it must be more about the bottom line. Simply stated: HR’s...
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: April 4, 2017
By Marc Sokol If you follow this journal from quarter to quarter, you know that six months ago, we devoted our fall 2016 issue to the theme of candor and transparency, two key attributes that impact who we choose to follow—or not follow—as senior leaders. Three months ago, early in 2017, we devoted...
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: December 8, 2015
From strengthening company culture to retaining employees, the emergence of ethics programs in the workplace has led to several positive outcomes. According to the Ethics Research Center's 2015 report "The State of Ethics in Large Companies," companies with effective programs saw a decrease in both...
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: October 27, 2016
There have been too many instances in 2016 of human error causing company data to be compromised, from the Snapchat breach, where an attacker posed as one of the company’s chief executives to trick an employee into releasing employee financial data, to the Seagate incident where a senior HR...