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Post date: August 1, 2019
To create a sustainable world, firms must (a) simultaneously pursue the twin purposes of economic wellbeing and societal welfare and (b) internalize two seemingly contrary values—a concern for the welfare of society and a concern for its own success/dominance over other firms. For the leadership of...
Post date: December 4, 2018
A hallmark of today’s changing business landscape is the rise of the remote workforce. Companies are warming to this trend because it reduces real estate expense and increases productivity and loyalty when workers can spend time working rather than commuting.  It eases the emotional conflict...
Post date: November 1, 2018
HR executives have seen it all—talented and engaged bosses and team members, toxic bosses and team members, and everything in between. You have observed that leaders do not have a neutral impact for very long. Either bosses have a positive impact on performance and values (how people treat each...
Post date: March 28, 2019
Your personal development and the development of your people are two key areas to which you probably have made commitments. The third, not as widely recognized, area is team development. Leaders usually start with personal development, then move on to people development, and finally, if at all, to...
Post date: August 13, 2019
Diversity comes in different forms—at the visible level, it involves inclusivity of employees from varied demographic or socio-economic backgrounds within the organization; at a deeper level, it reflects presence of divergent perspectives and ideas in the workforce. Although discussions of...
Post date: March 19, 2019
How effectively do your organization’s teams operate? If yours is like the majority of companies, the only thing that gets measured, monitored, and rewarded is how teams perform. The challenge is that how teams operate—the quality of their team culture—is as important as how teams perform. In an...
Post date: July 30, 2019
Every organization needs its teams to deliver a high level of performance to succeed in today’s business environment. Author Omar L. Harris offers clear guidance on how to hire for, support, and guide high-performance teams.  What are some tips to hiring employees to fit into high-performing teams...
Post date: September 6, 2018
Most companies understand that collaboration is the lifeblood of any organization. Being able to work well in teams and across platforms is crucial for success. In fact, a study by Deloitte shows that collaborative employees work 15 percent faster and do 70 percent better work.  A major component...
Post date: June 14, 2016
Google’s quest to crack the team excellence code brings the author back to his childhood—when his parents insisted on two simple rules for discussions around the dinner table. It turns out these rules are the keys to team success. Share the Talk-Time and Be Sensitive When I was a kid, my parents...
Post date: November 3, 2016
One of the most important functions of any business is the hiring of talent. Recruiting (and retaining) skilled, values-aligned leaders and team members is the lifeblood of your organization.   HR plays a huge role in hiring. Your expertise in people systems, personnel practices, and interviewing...