Category Archives: Articles & Research

Leadership, Intangibles and Talent Review Q4 2010

Welcome to the final round-up of 2010. In this issue we have brought together an assortment of provocative articles focusing on; Complexity Training Systems Thinking Being Counter-Intuitive Innovation Conclusion Featured in this issue are articles from: Steven Johnson, John Hagel, … Continue reading

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Leadership, Intangibles and Talent Review Q3 2010

Welcome to the Q3 Quarterly Update for 2010. After the Summer lull, we have seen some thought provoking articles surrounding intangibles, HR, innovation and leadership. We’ll also explore the following themes; Compensation and Motivation The HR Conundrum Relationships Culture Talent … Continue reading

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Leadership, Intangibles and Talent Review Q2 2010

Welcome the second review of 2010. In this issue we have a ramble around current thinking on engagement, kick the tyres on organisational behaviour and give the old leadership tree a good shake. We’ll also explore the following themes; Engagement … Continue reading

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Leadership, Intangibles and Talent Review Q1 2010

Welcome to the first update for 2010. In the spirit of new beginnings, in this issue we will look at how the debate around organisational performance is widening. We’ll also look at how after 18 months of economic chaos, the … Continue reading

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An interview with Mike Haffenden, co-founder of the Corporate Research Forum and former HR Director of Hewlett-Packard

The following interview was held between Bruce Lewin and Mike Haffenden in December 2009. Mike co-foundded the Corporate Research Forum and was formerly HR Director for Hewlett-Packard. The discussion focussed on a review of 2009 and its themes for HR, … Continue reading

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Leadership, Intangibles and Talent Review Q3 2009

Welcome to 2009’s third quarterly review, as with previous issues, engagement continues to be at the forefront of people’s thoughts. Behind the engagement debate however there seems to be a growing call for a wider reappraisal of the fundamental way … Continue reading

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Leadership, Intangibles and Talent Review Q2 2009

Welcome to 2009’s second quarter roundup of all that’s going on in the fields of talent management, innovation and leadership. Articles are included from the likes of the American Society for Training & Development, Aviva, Deloitte, Institute of Employment Studies, … Continue reading

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Leadership, Intangibles and Talent Review Q1 2009

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein Welcome to the second quarterly roundup of the latest thinking and developments around leadership, HR, innovation, talent management and organisational development. … Continue reading

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Are People Truly Predictable?

We were recently featured in a piece on the HR Matters site. We spoke about our work with 4G and how it can aid understanding and problem solving efforts. Here’s a quick introduction. We discussed the idea that people-based issues … Continue reading

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HR Executive Article – Boom or Bust for HR?

Anne Freedman at HR Executive very kindly published our “Boom or Bust for HR?” article back in January. Thanks Anne! The introduction is below. Is 2009 the year the HR function finally enters its ascendancy as organizations place greater emphasis … Continue reading

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