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People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO

CEOs know that they depend on their company’s human resources to achieve success. Businesses don’t create value; people do. But if you peel back the layers at the vast majority of companies, you find CEOs who are distanced from and often dissatisfied with their chief human resources officers …

10 Indicators That Distinguish Leaders From Managers

Being a manager is a job title that comes with an assigned role to be fulfilled, given from the top management. Leadership, on the other hand, is …

Conversations on Leadership with Ken Blanchard

It’s no secret that collaboration creates high performing teams and organizations, yet leaders in some companies still struggle to get people to work …

How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce and Not Go Totally Insane

Multigenerational management refers to managing the four generations of employees that are now entering the workforce and one-size does not fit all. Each group is uniquely individual. Today's multigenerational workforce includes the Pre-Boomers (Born 1925-1945), also know as The Silent Generation …

How do you teach someone to think?

A new paper on teaching critical thinking skills in science has pointed out, yet again, the value of giving students experiences that go beyond …

Pedagogy

Predicting the Future and Shaping Strategy with HR Analytics

Technological innovation has given Human Resources the ability to predict the future — and has moved HR into the boardroom. But it’s up to data-savvy HR professionals to make that move permanent.<p>“Why should I, as a managing director or a CEO, give as much credibility to HR as I do to finance, …

Human Resources

HR Is Broken. Here’s How To Fix It

These days, human resources departments basically just enforce company policies. They can do so much more.<p>Companies typically view their employees as their most strategic asset, so it stands to reason that there should be a profession devoted to making sure they’re reaching their top potential. But …

My Company Adopted a Holacracy. It Kind of Sucked

My first holacracy meeting made me want to quit my job. One year later, in spite of its shortcomings, I can’t imagine going back to our old way of …

How Zappos decides how much to pay employees under its new 'self-management' system

Job titles are replaced with "roles" that employees can accumulate.<p>This past March, CEO Tony Hsieh decided the transition was moving too slowly and offered employees a severance package to leave the company if they didn't agree with its direction.<p>By May, 210 of the roughly 1,500 employees (14%) …

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 1, The Hierarchy

This is going to be a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. Each post will explore one of these structures and then I’ll provide a final …

The Workplace

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 2, 'Flatter' Organizations

This is part two of a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. Each post will explore one of these structures and then I’ll provide a final …

The Workplace

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 3, Flat Organizations

This is part three of a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. Each post will explore one of these structures and then I’ll provide a final …

The Workplace

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 5, Holacratic Organizations

This is the fifth and final part of a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. Each post will explore one of these structures and then I’ll …

The Workplace

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 4, Flatarchies

This is part four of a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. Each post will explore one of these structures and then I’ll provide a final …

The Workplace

Getting organizational redesign right

Companies will better integrate their people, processes, and structures by following nine golden rules.<p><b>“If at first you don’t succeed,</b> try, try, try …

The Complete Guide To The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures For The Future Of Work

Over the past few weeks I’ve been writing about various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. I explore each of these structures and concepts in my book <i>The Future of Work:</i> …

The Workplace

In big move, Accenture will get rid of annual performance reviews and rankings

The firm tells The Washington Post that it will abandon its old system for all 330,000 employees, starting in September.

The Definitive Way To Respond to Others' Mistakes

Stanford University neurosurgeon Dr. James Doty tells the story of performing surgery on a little boy’s brain tumor. In the middle of the procedure, …

Mindfulness

Opinion: Leaders and managers – why we need both

Most Discussed<p>Dealing with mental health in the workplace is an issue that HR leaders are continually grappling with<p>HR run the risk of losing their …

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says If You’re Making Decisions, You’re Not Leading | Inc.com

<b>The Manager--How Not to Do It</b><p>Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is famous for having up to 70 meetings, and receiving 3,500 to 4,000 emails, each week. She has joked about having people in line outside her office and needing a "take-a-number" machine to manage the traffic.<p>This is not leadership, it's …

Leadership

Try Coaching Instead Of Managing When Employees Bring You Problems

We’ve all had the situation when an employee walks into our office with a problem they want us to solve (or dozens of problems they want solved). Maybe they walk into our office and say, “I need your help boss, that other division won’t respond to my emails about giving me the data I need to finish …

Leadership

In my line of work, I get a lot of questions. Most of these are along the lines of "What's it like to be CEO of an open source company" or “Where do you see technology moving over the next year?” Lately though, there’s a new question that’s been popping up: “Why did you write a book?”

In my line of work, I get a lot of questions. Most of these are along the lines of "What's it like to be CEO of an open source company" or “Where do …

Red Hat

Does Artificial Intelligence Pose a Threat?

A panel of experts discusses the prospect of machines capable of autonomous reasoning<p>Paging Sarah Connor!<p>After decades as a sci-fi staple, artificial intelligence has leapt into the mainstream. Between Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, IBM’s Watson and Google Brain, machines that understand the …

Artificial Intelligence

Comment on knowledge catalysts by Experts, verbinders.. waar gaat het om in de toekomst? - Ennuonline

[…] in mijn netwerk. Wordt individuele kennis niet langzaam aan vervangen door gezamenlijke kennis? Harold Jarche onderscheidt vier rollen die je …

How should we approach talent management in the future?

Managing a dispersed network of workers will require a new approach to talent management.<p><b>Many ideas around the workforce of the future focus on the</b> …

Human Resources

IBM CIO Pushes Leadership Down the Ladder

By<p>Steve Rosenbush<p>Steve Rosenbush<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Steve_Rosenbush<p>ciojournal<p>steven.rosenbush@wsj.com<p>International Business Machines CIO Jeff Smith says that running a global IT group of 20,000 people raises certain challenges of operating at scale. The solution logically leads to …

Dow Jones

Who's The New HR Talent? Watson Analytics

<i>By Jonathan Ferrar, IBM</i><p>Today’s business is all about data: how you get it, how you analyze it, how you use it to improve an organization. While today’s data-driven world is getting more sophisticated by the second, most organizations lack the tools and skills necessary to turn their workforce-based …

Cognitive Computing

Google HR Boss: We Don't Care Where You Went To College

Companies pay too much attention to where job applicants went to college, what their name sounds like and how well they answer brain teasers, Google’s top human resources executive Laszlo Bock told a packed room of business leaders, academics and public servants at the Forbes Reinventing America …

The Workplace

Top 20 Innovation Articles of April 2015

Drum roll please... At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to …

Innovation

Many Organisations Lack a Cohesive Talent Management Strategy

Guest Contributorby Nina Mehta-Vania | Posted April 29, 2015 | Industry Buzz<p>Talent management has been a key organisational priority since it first …

Human Resources