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What is sustainable finance?

Traditionally, investors evaluated their performance based on financial measures alone. But investing with an eye to environmental or social issues, …

Sustainability

Executives, Beware of Agile!

The successful shift to an agile organization isn't just about a mandate from above; management has to embrace agile as a way of doing business.<p>If …

Project Management

Culture can make or break agility | Organization

February 26, 2018 – <i>by Aaron De Smet</i><p>While many companies are striving to become agile, only four percent of survey respondents have completed an …

Josh Bersin: HR's Essential Role In The New World Of Work HRD Summit 2018

“What we’re doing in HR now is more important than what I’ve seen in my 20 years as an analyst. HR has an essential role in the new world of work,” …

Employee Engagement

2018 Will Be the Year of Employee Experience

Now that according to Gartner more than 90% of businesses compete primarily on the basis of customer experience (CX), it’s no longer enough to make CX a corporate priority. The next competitive frontier is employee experience (EX) and the signs indicate so strongly that EX will become the next …

Employee Engagement

The Economics of Why Companies Don’t Fix Their Toxic Cultures

Over the last decade, industries, academics, and the public sector have turned their focus toward culture and ethics in response to the financial crisis as well as misconduct at a broad range of corporations. But what role does culture play in corporate misconduct, and why do these problematic …

Management

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

Customer Experience of HR (CxHR) – The New Paradigm of Digital Transformation – TI People

CxHR as major driver of digital HR transformation<p>Employees and HR functions alike find themselves on the eve of the fourth industrial revolution. The …

Human Resources

Why COOs Should Think Like Behavioral Economists

When Yelp was a startup with just 15 employees, the office manager began to stock the kitchen with drinks and snacks to get everyone through the long afternoons. Juice, water, fruit, chips, and as much candy as could be stuffed into the small kitchen drawer. Being at work was like being, well, a …

Management

Reorganizing to capture maximum value quickly

Companies need an organizational design that’s stable yet can respond quickly to threats and opportunities. Here’s how to build one.<p><b>In Leading</b> …

The Future of Virtual HR

Numerous technological advancements have made it possible for companies to reduce costs and time needed to handle all these repetitive, menial tasks …

The Rise of Behavioral Economics and Its Influence on Organizations

Richard Thaler, the University of Chicago professor who just won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, has inspired scholars across different disciplines and fundamentally changed the way we think about human behavior. He is considered the father of <i>behavioral economics</i> — a relatively new …

Economics

If You’re So Successful, Why Are You Still Working 70 Hours a Week?

“I really became a robot,” a manager at an accounting firm explained. She and her colleagues worked extraordinarily long hours, but, she said, “I thought it was normal. It’s like brainwashing. You are in a kind of mental system where you are under increasing demands, and you say to yourself that it …

Leadership

The five trademarks of agile organizations

Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common.<p><i>This article was written collaboratively by the McKinsey Agile</i> …

Innovation

Prediction 1: Agile organization models will start to go mainstream.

Why is “agile” organization design so important in 2018? Companies are only a few years into a decades-long shift away from corporate hierarchy into …

Human Resources

Delivering through diversity

Our latest research reinforces the link between diversity and company financial performance—and suggests how organizations can craft better inclusion …

Profit

What Is Agile Performance Management?

Posted By Rob Catalano<p>If you work for a technology company you’ve probably heard the term <i>agile development</i> flowing around your office. You know, …

When, which … Design Thinking, Lean, Design Sprint, Agile?

Confusion galore!<p>A lot of people are — understandably so — very confused when it comes to innovation methodologies, frameworks, and techniques. …

Design

Your Company Culture May Be Suffering From Poor Office Design | Inc.com

Currently, you're most likely to hear the words "company culture" in terms of internal marketing and public relations, equaling it to the brand and overall experience. Company culture often gets overhauled by a few C-suite executives who decide what they <i>want</i> their company office experience to be. …

The Workplace

Find Your Influencers with Organizational Network Analysis

​Imagine you had a way to quickly identify high-potential employees or hidden "influencers" in your company. These objectives now are possible …

Human Resources

Gartner Says By 2020, Artificial Intelligence Will Create More Jobs Than It Eliminates

2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics, according to Gartner, Inc., as artificial intelligence (AI) will become a positive job …

Artificial Intelligence

8 major HR Trends for 2018

Time to consider the HR Trends for 2018The HR Trend Institute was founded nearly four years ago. Our first annual HR Trends prediction appeared in …

Human Resources

18 roles for HR in 2018

1. The AcceleratorSpeed is of utmost importance. HR can help to accelerate processes and decision making. The pace in most organisations is too slow. …

Employee Engagement

How to combine Design Thinking and Agile in practice

“Innovation is no longer just about new technology per se. It is about new models of organisation. Design is no longer just about form anymore but is …

Applying Agile Practices - Agile Human Resources (HR)

All guides » Agile guides<p>Human Resources (HR) also manages complex projects and serves multiple stakeholders, often times with competing priorities …

Human Resources

How to create an agile organization

Transforming companies to achieve organizational agility is in its early days but already yielding positive returns. While the paths can vary, survey …

Management

What Does The Future Of Human Resources Look Like? | Inc.com

<b>From hiring and firing to enabling, empowering, and creating experiences</b><p>It used to be that HR was just the place you went to get hired or fired, but those days are long gone. Today, HR is responsible for a wide range of employee activities, most of which center around enabling, engaging, and …

Human Resources

Corporate Culture Is an Alarmingly Low Priority for Boards

November 10, 2017 The importance of having a strong corporate culture has been well documented. From upholding ethics to driving innovation, …

Business School

Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast. So What's For Lunch?

There’s a debate online about whether the late management guru Peter Drucker ever actually said: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”<p>However, the phrase was attributed to him in 2006 by Mark Fields, who later became chief executive of motor giant Ford, and 11 years on it is gaining new currency …

Leadership