Category Archives: Culture

Another thought on making HR indispensable

Another way for HR to make itself indispensable is through a more sophisticated and considered approach to talent management. Again, we are not talking about talent management in the traditional sense. Instead by focusing on social networks and connectivity, HR … Continue reading

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Video – Management Due Diligence

There’s a now a video demonstration of 4G on the Management Due Diligence page. You can see the video below, or on the Management Due Diligence page. Management Due Diligence Video Demonstration Twitter Linkedin Facebook email

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Ready, Aim, Fire… Business isn’t War…

Given the time and energy invested in activities such as engagement, talent development, finding ‘untapped potential’ and purpose, it’s quite surprising to see elements of business language still being dominated by military metaphors from the last century. Take, for example, … Continue reading

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By giving up the quest for ROI, can HR make itself indispensible?

For too long HR has laboured under the belief that if it can somehow conjour up tangible performance figures, it’s future as a strategic influence on the organisation will be guaranteed. A recent HR Magazine article by Chris Roebuck highlights … Continue reading

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Compensation as a barrier to innovation?

We are seeing the role of compensation being held up as a barrier to many of the things that organisations actually want to achieve. For example, in a blog post Jeffrey Phillips, looks at how traditional compensation structures, particularly in … Continue reading

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Video – What is Transformation?

Having read and responded to Jon Ingham’s tweet about what is most likely to transform People Management in the next 5 years, I thought I’d take some time to add some thoughts around current  understanding of transformation. Before the video, … 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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Has the CIPD just Thrown its Toys out of the Pram?

I can’t help but think that the statement below, from the CIPD’s  Next Gen HR – Time for change, shows a profession that has just thrown its toys out of the pram. Or if you prefer your metaphors of the … Continue reading

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