Stephan Bosman

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The Two Traits of the Best Problem-Solving Teams

Imagine you are a fly on the wall in a corporate training center where a management team of 12 is participating in a session on executing strategy. The team is midway through attempting to solve a new, uncertain, and complex problem. The facilitators look on as at first the exercise follows its …


How to successfully identify and develop high potential employees

How to successfully identify and develop high potential employeesHigh potential employees are 91% more valuable to a business than non-high potential …

Human Resources

It’s All Play and No Work When You’re With These Employers

It's All Play and No Work When You are With These Employers<p>Top employers are increasingly emphasizing the importance of a fun workplace for enhanced …

Employee Engagement

Forget Data Scientists And Hire A Data Translator Instead?

You can invest in data technologies and collect all the data you can possibly imagine, but it’s worthless if it’s not analyzed or communicated to decision-makers so that action can be taken from the insights. Some organizations attempt to communicate data findings across departments of an …

Big Data

Why CEOs Are Taking a Stand

Professors <b>Michael Toffel,</b> of Harvard Business School, and <b>Aaron Chatterji,</b> of Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, discuss the emerging phenomenon of CEO activism. They explain how political polarization in the U.S. and employee expectations around company values are pushing corporate leaders to enter …


Economy Rife for Education Benefits

Taco Bell recently announced it is expanding its education-assistance program, part of a move to attract and retain workers in an economy where …

Taco Bell
Employee Engagement

How Volvo Reinvented Itself Through Hiring

Many legacy companies would like to transform themselves into agile, talent-first organizations. But when some CEOs in this position look at the people they employ, they discover a problem: a swath of their existing team doesn’t have the necessary skills or metabolism for change to meet the new …


Here's Why Game Changing CHRO Talent Is In Big Demand

March 16, 2017 – Chief human resource officers (CHRO) have made big strides as strategic game changers and sounding boards for CEOs. The best ones …

Human Resources

Top HR Leaders Say Companies Are Unprepared to Replace Them

March 22, 2018 – Only 50 percent of chief human resources officers believe that their companies have a ready-now successor should they leave their …

Chief Human Resources Officers

HR Under the Digital Influence

Nearly half of all marriages are believed to end in divorce—a proportion that has increased as the meaning of marriage has changed. In the 19th …

Human Resources

People Don’t Want to Be Compared with Others in Performance Reviews. They Want to Be Compared with Themselves

People hate performance evaluations. They really do. According to a survey of Fortune 1,000 companies done by the Corporate Executive Board (CEB), 66% of the employees were strongly dissatisfied with the performance evaluations they received in their organizations. More strikingly, 65% of the …

Employee Engagement

What Women in Tech Want

Women who work in technology prize health insurance as the No. 1 priority when considering a new job, feel pressured to return to work from parental …

The Workplace
Employee Engagement

Many Employees Have a Mid-Career Crisis. Here’s How Employers Can Help

Plenty of media coverage — and companies’ attention — is devoted to employees at the beginning and end of their careers, at least in my experience. Entry-level employees learning the ropes garner more than their share of managers’ time, and those transitioning toward retirement pull executives’ …

Employee Engagement

Why the Best Internal Candidate Might Be from an Unlikely Part of the Company

Nearly a decade since Gallup released its bible, Strengths-Based Leadership, which asserts that great leaders are always investing in strengths, we are learning that the opposite may also be true.<p>The more traditional strengths-based approach highlights that when work focuses on individuals’ …

Human Resources
Employee Engagement

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …


Talent management as a business discipline: A conversation with Unilever CHRO Leena Nair

HR leaders can leverage people analytics to play a key role in aligning talent with value creation, says the global consumer-goods group’s chief …

Employee Engagement

Five Great Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Here’s one thing we know is true: Leaders are readers.<p>Our research takes us inside the c-suite offices of executives across the country. Those offices almost always contain a full bookshelf. We find that top leaders are often eager learners, devouring the latest books to find new insights that will …


Seven Key HR Tasks That Will Set Companies Up For Success In 2018

Human resources professionals were once seen as administrative aides who kept personnel records, coordinated training activities and played referee when employees were unhappy. In recent years, these hardworking individuals have gained the respect they deserve, and are now seen as an instrumental …

Human Resources

Five Lessons For Succeeding At Succession

Having a well-thought-out succession plan is a lot like many New Year’s resolutions: We know we should do something that will create better future outcomes, but committing to the execution of those well-intentioned plans is the tricky part. It also seems that most organizations that do succession …


Roadmap Succession Planning At All Levels Is The Key To Success

When people think of succession planning, they tend to think of C-suite replacement. But what about other areas of the company? Do you have the next generation ready to fill roles at all levels of your company? Have you created a development plan for people to move up or across the organization? Or …

Human Resources